Resource Do mLabs Still Make a Difference?
Type Scoping study, Desk study, Survey
Last update: 09/11/2017
Type: Scoping study, Desk study, Survey
Language English
Year of publication: 2017
Citation: Do mLabs Still Make a Difference? A Second Assessment. 2017. Washington, DC: The World Bank Group. License: Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0
Target countries: Kenya
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Summary This report is a follow-up assessment from the 2014 report 'Do mLabs make a Difference'. The report shares key findings on the impact of infoDev’s mobile application labs (mLabs). mLabs were designed as pilot projects in 2011, to provide specialized incubation and acceleration services to digital entrepreneurs. In the years since the ecosystems they serve have grown substantially, and the mLabs’ business models have similarly evolved.
Role Organisation
Network Organisation organisation details ICT for Development
List Keywords
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 250 Business and other services  
1.2 Institutional dimension Knowledge Management & Communication
Organizational change & learning  
1.4 Target group(s) 2. SMEs/Private sector  
5.1 Sustainability Issues 5. Technology
6. Services  
5.3 Service Delivery Channel 3. Mobile Service