India brings e-commerce to internet-deprived slums

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Time and again we’ve seen remote or underserviced areas acting as hotbeds of innovation and entrepreneurialism. In places where access to goods and services is limited, creative approaches must be found. For instance, we’ve previously featured Nomanini’s rugged, wireless cash register made for South African vendors with no electricity or internet, and Endaga, the device that brings phone signal to deprived rural areas. Both of these mesh global technologies with local needs. Now two Indian companies are looking to make life a little easier for those living in slums — and to cash in on a huge rural market —…

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