Startup Of The Week

Startup Of The Week: Famoco

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Article summary:

Famoco makes dedicated enterprise Android devices that are embedded with security software and connected to a mobile device management platform. The devices can be used for mobile payments, urban mobility, identify verification and the transfer of sensitive health information. The Paris-based scaleup, which will be exhibiting at Mobile World Congress and is a finalist for a 2021 Global Mobile Award in the “best mobile innovation for the connected human” category, has a presence in more than 45 countries and has shipped a half a million devices. Its customers include telecommunications operator Orange, Vodacom,  the United Nations, the Central Bank of Ghana and global medical device manufacturer Microport.

About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.