Fastest growing mobile education app in Africa positioned to impact the lives of millions of girls in poverty.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 22, 2015
The number one mobile payments service—over 1.8M users—in Nigeria, bringing un-banked and under-banked Nigerians into the formal sector.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 19, 2015
People who read, study and follow the “design with the end user” mantra might feel more than ever that they’re doing the right thing, but they’ll simply be reinforcing the outside-in, top down approach without realizing it.
Ken BanksNovember 3, 2014
We’re still talking about the same handful of challenges and issues in mobile development which implies that very little, if anything, has changed where it matters—on the ground. Have we really made so little progress?
Ken BanksSeptember 9, 2014
Here are a few of the lessons I’ve learned as I stumbled my way through the world of social innovation. I hope some of these prove useful as you travel your own path.
Ken BanksNovember 20, 2013
Mobile Agribusiness is a web and SMS-based mobile app that enables farmers to rapidly find buyers, and obtain information and skills on best farming practices.
Unreasonable InstituteNovember 6, 2012
Watch this 2012 Unreasonable Institute entrepreneur's talk on how his venture is tackling the most devastating problems for Congolese living on less than $1 per day – farmers.
Unreasonable InstituteFebruary 22, 2012
Watch how this Unreasonable Institute venture is empowering farmers in Africa through mobile technology – and driving economic growth while doing it.
Watch how this Unreasonable Institute entrepreneur is revolutionizing the financial sector in the developing world through mobile technology.
Watch this 2011 Unreasonable Institute Fellow whose South African startup is creating innovative digital solutions as a means for inspiring the next generation of leaders in Africa to solve big problems like poverty.
Unreasonable InstituteFebruary 17, 2011