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Dubai: building site in the desert

A heads up for those of you working in the mobile money space and with a bit of dough of your own to burn – I’ll be giving a keynote here and co-hosting a workshop with Olga Morawczynsk, the former on future mobile, and the latter on designing financial services for the poor/financially unserviced.

The quandary is this: Dubai’s underbelly has a definite allure particularly now that the financial crisis has hit; but with so many interesting jumping off points from Dubai’s Terminal 2 it’s all too easy to buy ticket, shut eyes, make a wish and jump.