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Efficacy of Mobile EdTech in India

Posted By Administration, Thursday, April 11, 2019
Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Efficacy of Mobile EdTech in India
Published by Gray Matters Capital (GMC)

This report finds out how the combined application of behavioral science, data-driven strategies and optimization can address the key challenges EdTech firms with Mobile solutions face in their journey from downloads to impact. The report is based on the hands-on work Gray Matters Capital (GMC) mentors did with the 8 cohort companies during the GMC Calibrator program, the behavioral blueprint and user labs conducted in conjunction with Behavioural Architecture expert firm, Final Mile Consulting, the user testing with 2000+ users enabled by Career Launcher (CL Educate) as well access to their cohort’s customers and insights from 42 Education entrepreneurs apart from market data analysis and expert views.

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Tags:  edtech  india  mobile 

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Transforming Impact Measurement with Lean Data

Posted By Administration, Friday, December 11, 2015

ANDE provided support to a new report co-authored by Acumen and Root Capital: Innovations in Impact Measurement. The report shares detailed case studies of how these organizations are using muobile surveys to gather customer insights. Here's a preview of what Acumen learned from applying Lean Data principles to Acumen investee SolarNow:

EXCERPT FROM THE REPORT:

Although the company was receiving customer feedback through word of mouth mainly from their sales agents, they craved greater quality data about their customers and the social impact of owning a SolarNow system. Acumen helped SolarNow construct a short, non-intrusive survey and gathered data from over 200 customers through trained call center employees. Here’s what we learned:

CUSTOMER IMPACT:
95% reduction in kerosene usage
49% live below $2.50 per day
32% of customers reported service issues

COMPANY IMPACT:
Addressed product performance issues
Recruited a customer service team
Started quarterly Lean Data customer calls

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Tags:  impact evaluation  Lean data  metrics  Metrics and Research  mobile  survey  surveys 

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Collecting Impact Data Using Mobile Technology

Posted By Stella Hanly, Aspen Institute, Monday, July 1, 2013
Collecting Impact Data Using Mobile Technology is a paper published the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) in partnership with Acumen, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, Echo Mobile, and Grassroots Business Fund.This paper highlights a pilot project to explore the feasibility of using mobile technology to collect data that indicates the poverty level of clients.

Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
June 2013 

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Tags:  ANDE publication  data collection  ICT  impact investing  mobile 

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