A selection of Eric’s writing including op-eds and articles  for The Guardian, CNN International, The Wall Street Journal Live Mint, Forbes, Foreign Policy Magazine, Huffington Post and other outlets.

Three Ways to Optimize the Smartphone Experience for the Next Billion Users” The Next Billion/World Bank CGAP, May 2016

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Taking the Jeff Bezos Approach to Building Your Own StartupForbes, January 2014

Taking The Jeff Bezos Approach To Building Your Own Startup Forbes

Entrepreneurs Take to the Seas for Inspiration”                                       CNN International, January 2013

Unreasonable at Sea entrepreneurs take to the seas for inspiration CNN.com

Smartphone-Led Digit Finance: Three Areas to Watch” World Bank CGAP Blog, July 2015

CGAP Smartphone Post

“A New Direction For Financial Inclusion?The Wall Street Journal   The WSJ Live Mint, November 2012

A new direction for financial inclusion Livemint

The Momentum Behind the Social Entrepreneur Movement”          The Huffington Post, 29th May 2013



Mobile Phone Data: The Oil of The Digital Age”                                         The Guardian, 19 July 2012

Mobile phone data the oil of the digital age News theguardian.com

Tearing Up the Syllabus in the Name of Social Enterprise”                  The Guardian, 4th March 2013

Tearing up the syllabus in the name of social enterprise Guardian Sustainable Business Guardian Professional

Africa: Frontier of Innovation and GrowthCNN, 27th June 2011

Africa Frontier of innovation and growth – Global Public Square CNN.com Blogs

Dialing Down Corruption in Afghanistan”                                             Foreign Policy, 13th April 2012

Dialing down corruption in Afghanistan

Are Mobile Solutions Overhyped?”                                                                   CNN Room for Debate, 7th February  2012

Are mobile solutions overhyped – Global Public Square CNN.com Blogs

Taking Mobile Money ForwardNext Billion, 1st March 2012

NextBillion.net The Big Idea Taking Mobile Money Forward

In the News:

Globality Want to Turn Facebook, LinkedIn  Connections Into Real-World SuccessThe Wall Street Journal, 30th May 2014

Globality Wants to Turn Facebook LinkedIn Connections Into Real World Success Venture Capital Dispatch WSJ

Operation Educate the Educators” The White House’s West Wing Week [Video], 4th October 2012

Why So Few Indians Have Bank AccountsThe Wall Street Journal, 1st November 2012

Why So Few Indians Have Bank Accounts India Real Time WSJ big

Cell Phone Connectivity Changes Economies, Health Care, Lives Across Globe” National Journal, 14th December 2012

Cell Phone Connectivity Changes Economies Health Care Lives Across Globe NationalJournal.com

Mobile Technology A Game Changer In Developing World”             CIO Magazine, 14th December 2012

Mobile Technology a Game Changer in Developing World CIO

Personal Financial Management Tools Flunk”                                         PBS‘s Next Avenue, 12 October 2012

Personal Financial Management Tools Flunk Next Avenue

Idea for Mobile App to Assist Low-Income Families Wins Award” NAF Press Release, 27th September 2012

Idea for Mobile App to Assist Low Income Families Wins Award NewAmerica.org