Iqbal Quadir may be the original visionary of mobile phones for the masses in developing countries.

Quadir was seized with the idea of bringing mobile phones to the poor of Bangladesh. In time, he partnered with the Grameen Bank to form GrameenPhone. And the rest is history, in Bangladesh and beyond.

 

To read the full story and see a clip from Quadir's TED talk, click here: David Roodman's Microfinance Open Book Blog.

 

 

 

 

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