Articles by Lee Babcock
Agricultural Mobile Finance: Understanding patterns of daily life at the BoP to leverage market solutions
The growth of mobile technology can lead to disruptive business model innovations in many sectors. One such innovation is agricultural mobile finance that can benefit all the participants in the field-to-fork value chain. But connecting farmers to formal banking on their mobile phones will require multi-stakeholder alliances, market research and an end-user design approach, says Lee Babcock.
The Next Great Innovation in Finance: Lee Babcock of ACDI/VOCA on the disruptive potential of mobile money
As part of NextBillion Financial Innovation’s launch, we invited a number of leaders to contribute their views on where innovation is heading, and what obstacles remain. Today Lee Babcock, Managing Director of Mobile Strategy at ACDI/VOCA, describes how different stakeholders can help mobile money become the next innovation to transform finance at the BoP.