- 24.06.2013 The Times of India how to make your feature phone a smartphone
VascoDe has developed a method where old or outdated phones can run apps available only on smartphones.
- 16.06.2013 Israel21c: VascoDE brings smart-phone capabilities to simple cell phones
Israeli startup carves out a niche selling software to give online app access to billions of people in places where smartphones are unaffordable.
By Brian Blum
- 10.03.2013 The Huffington Post: VascoDe sees phones emerging as a powerful force in social media
“VascoDe sought to identify key values of socializing emerging markets. They wanted to analyze and appreciate cultural differences while still responding to cultural similarities seen in the human need to communicate and interact, speak out, find employment, show off, and pair up.”
By Jure Klepic
- 12.02.2013 Tech week Europe: VascoDe offers Twitter and Facebook on a phone with no data.
“VascoDe says its CMI is more general than these. It allows operators to run a range of applications on their computers, which can be accessed by users over USSD. It could be described as very basic cloud technology which runs using existing GSM infrastructure, and any GSM phone.”
By Max Smolaks
- 30.01.2013 PriceOfBusiness.com Interview:
“THE most interesting story at the event (bizNext 2013, Las Vegas)…THE story, having the biggest income potential…” (interview #4)
08:28 mins., by Kevin Price
- 07.01.2013 @Scobleizer Interview: The company going after emerging market phones. @NMX 2013
“Interesting to see how a lot of the world will get on Gmail and other mobile services.
…we’re seeing a huge number of people, joining the Internet, who have never been on the Internet before…”
13:23 mins., by Robert Scoble
- 27.12.2012 Forbes: Do you believe Google or Microsoft, RIM or Nokia? An end of year reflection
“VascoDe project, from an Israeli start up, is surely an example of how Nokia could have added value to its existing installed base of device owners”
By Haydn Shaughnessy
- 20.12.2012 Forbes: The mobile opportunity that Nokia let slip away
“VascoDe, an Israeli Cloud service, looks set to inherit Nokia’s mantle in this essential growth area. Call it the forgotten 4.75 billion…”
By Haydn Shaughnessy
- 20.12.2012 The Jerusalem Post: Two start ups transforming the 3rd world
“Mobile phone use has a very deep penetration in 3rd world markets … VascoDe helps them to make best use of those devices”
By Sarah Nadav
- 09.10.2012 Forbes: Why Mobile is Critical to Developing Nations
“VascoDe makes it easy and affordable to connect with services like Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, mobile payment providers and Wikipedia…”
By Mark Fidelman