Loic Sadoulet

Affiliate Professor of Economics
Zipline delivers medical products via unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). With its expansion to Ghana in 2019, Zipline became world’s largest medical drone-delivery service, reaching over 25 million people.

Published 25 May 2023

Reference 6667

Topic Operations

Industry Health, Wellness and Fitness

Region Global

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Vodafone, in partnership with Safaricom, the leading Kenyan mobile operator, launches a service that allows registered users to transfer money from their mobile phones to other mobile phone users. With 11 million registered users after just three years (50% of Kenya’s adult population),Vodafone is now rolling out M-PESA in Tanzania, Afghanistan, South Africa and Fiji.

Published 29 Sep 2014

Reference 5693

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Telecommunications Wireless

Region Africa

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Economics and business development in emerging markets, Financial services in emerging markets, Reputation-based contracts, Microfinance