South african entrepreneurs are likely to see the benefits of enterprise-driven innovation - a concept starting to make headway around the world. Large organisations with extensive reach and the means to finance innovation are investing in entrepreneurs to take their brands to new places.
As with many conferences that last for a couple of days, the graveyard shifts are hellishly painful for both presenters and attendees. Yesterday was very different as thankfully the final day of the Mobile World Congress 2013 produced some of the best presentations and panel discussions with opinionated, smart and eloquent people on stage.
By Angus Robinson 1 Mar 2013 11:48
As the Mobile World Congress heads past its halfway mark, the conference content gets more focused and specialised. The stream that seemed to interest a lot more people than the auditorium could handle was the mobile location (and social) presentation and panel discussions.
By Angus Robinson 28 Feb 2013 11:54
These daily updates are going to give a snapshot of some of the highlights I have been exposed to at the Mobile World Congress 2013. The first thing to note about this year's MWC is the new venue. There was no way the original venue could handle the incredible growth that this industry is projecting.
By Angus Robinson 26 Feb 2013 11:13
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA, SPAIN: Kevin Spacey was certainly the star attraction at the Mobile World Congress yesterday, Thursday, 19 February 2009, with Will.I.am from the Black-Eyed Peas and Chris DeWolf of MySpace also making showings in the mobile entertainment sessions.
By Angus Robinson 20 Feb 2009 10:58
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA, SPAIN: Every year, the Mobile World Congress (previously 3GSM) has its 'hot topics' that are all the buzz - which are usually about a year ahead of the market in terms of adoption. This year is no different.
By Angus Robinson 19 Feb 2009 12:00
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA, SPAIN: Last night, Monday, 16 February 2009, saw the MobileMonday Peer Awards event being held at the beautiful Palau de la Música Catalana and it was great to see the level of innovation on display. These awards honour innovative startups active in mobile technology or startups with a mobile product.
By Angus Robinson 17 Feb 2009 11:59