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Watch the video: beneficiary management through Field Buzz

20th August 2019|Comments Off on Watch the video: beneficiary management through Field Buzz

Check out our new explainer videos on our Youtube channel... Here's the one for beneficiary management. Share it with your network! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3tOG9Qq_bk  

Field Buzz is a finalist of the SEIF 2019 Tech for Impact Awards

13th June 2019|Comments Off on Field Buzz is a finalist of the SEIF 2019 Tech for Impact Awards

The finalists for the SEIF 2019 Tech for Impact Awards have been selected, and Field Buzz is proud to be one of the ten chosen companies! We were selected amongst over 300 applications. 20 preselected candidates got the opportunity to pitch in front of the SEIF Awards Jury in May [...]

Field Buzz digitizing milk collection in Tanzania

25th May 2019|Comments Off on Field Buzz digitizing milk collection in Tanzania

Field Buzz is collaborating with GSMA AgriTech to pilot smartphone enabled milk collection in Tanzania. The objective of this project is to pilot a digital service for a dairy agribusinesses, which in time may have value for a much wider range of agricultural value chains in Tanzania. The pilot company [...]

Field Buzz Expands Last Mile Distribution Activities in Bangladesh

2nd May 2019|Comments Off on Field Buzz Expands Last Mile Distribution Activities in Bangladesh

Field Buzz is continuously expanding its activities in Last Mile Distribution in Bangladesh. By offering tailor-made and customized solutions to large clients such as Grameen Danone and a modular software as a service solution for small and medium sized companies Field Buzz has helped 17 client companies with over 950 [...]

Enhancing Coffee Value Chains in Africa

28th April 2019|Comments Off on Enhancing Coffee Value Chains in Africa

Field Buzz has widened its cooperation with Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG), one of the world’s largest coffee-trading companies. Field Buzz has been successfully implemented in Uganda and Kenya to track all interactions with smallholder coffee farmers and track sustainable supply chains from farmers to roaster clients. To date over 37,000 [...]

Watch our cofounder Bahar pitch Field Buzz at Mobile World Congress

27th February 2019|Comments Off on Watch our cofounder Bahar pitch Field Buzz at Mobile World Congress

Our cofounder Bahar was asked to present Field Buzz at the Mobile World Congress "Four Years From Now" startup exhibition in Barcelona on 25th February 2019. Bahar and Alexis were invited to the event by the GSMA "Mobile for Development" Ecosystem Accelerator (https://www.gsma.com/mobilefordevelopment/ecosystem-accelerator/), from whom we have received funding to [...]

Field Buzz is Startup of the Month in Frankfurt

29th January 2019|Comments Off on Field Buzz is Startup of the Month in Frankfurt

Field Buzz is the Startup of the Month for January 2019, chosen by a jury convened by "Frankfurt Forward", an initiative to promote startups in the region by the Frankfurt Economic Development Agency, Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt. Frankfurt Forward announced the prize as follows: Die Frankfurt Forward Jury hat das erste Startup [...]

Field Buzz chosen for BRAC Rwanda microfinance

16th January 2019|Comments Off on Field Buzz chosen for BRAC Rwanda microfinance

We are proud to announce that Field Buzz has been chosen as the software solution for BRAC's new microfinance operations in Rwanda. BRAC is the world's largest NGO, reaching more than 126 million people with its services. BRAC has had a microfinance programme since 1974, which provides collateral-free loans to mostly poor, [...]

Launch of Field Buzz system for Mali’s Menaka Stabilization programme

4th January 2019|Comments Off on Launch of Field Buzz system for Mali’s Menaka Stabilization programme

Mali's government agency for public works for employment, Agetipe (Agence d'Exécution des Travaux Publics pour l'Emploi), has launched its Field Buzz implementation for tracking its portfolio of projects financed by the German Development Bank KfW in the Menaka Stabilization programme. For Agetipe and KfW, Field Buzz delivers infrastructure project management [...]

Field Buzz presenting in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018

30th November 2018|Comments Off on Field Buzz presenting in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018

Field Buzz presented in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018, the startup conference and fair for Europe. For more about TechCrunch Disrupt: https://techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-berlin-2018/

Innovation In Remote Operations: Field Buzz Sales

14th November 2018|Comments Off on Innovation In Remote Operations: Field Buzz Sales

The original article appeared here: https://futurestartup.com/2018/11/13/remote-operations-field-buzz-sales/ Managing sales operations that take place outside of office poses an efficiency and transparency challenge to any company. Many companies in Bangladesh have large field teams who travel around in dispersed areas and are assigned with specific activities to do in the field, such as [...]

Field Buzz as a best-practice technology at Tech2D conference

22nd September 2018|Comments Off on Field Buzz as a best-practice technology at Tech2D conference

Field Buzz was showcased as a best-practice technology solution for international development at the Tech2D conference on 20-21 September 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. The conference, organized by GIZ to explore promising technological innovations and understand their relevance and potential for sustainable development, was attended by practitioners and institutions from around the [...]

Interview in Dhaka Tribune of Field Buzz co-founders Bahar and Alexis

8th August 2018|Comments Off on Interview in Dhaka Tribune of Field Buzz co-founders Bahar and Alexis

Field Buzz co-founders Alexis Rawlinson and Habib Ullah Bahar were interviewed by the Dhaka Tribune. The original article is available here: https://www.dhakatribune.com/business/2018/08/07/software-field-buzz-helps-manage-small-businesses-efficiently Below is a transcript of the interview text: Software Field Buzz helps manage small businesses efficiently By SM Abrar Aowsaf Published on August 7th, 2018 Field Buzz, a software [...]

Interview of Field Buzz co-founder Habib Ullah Bahar

5th March 2018|Comments Off on Interview of Field Buzz co-founder Habib Ullah Bahar

An interview of Field Buzz co-founder Habib Ullah Bahar can be found here: https://futurestartup.com/2018/03/04/field-buzzs-ambition-an-interview-with-habib-ullah-bahar-ceo-field-buzz/ A transcript of the interview follows: Unpacking Field Buzz’s Business, Strategy And Ambition: An Interview With Habib Ullah Bahar, CEO, Field Buzz Future Startup Face to Face | Startups March 4, 2018 Field Buzz is one of [...]

SaaS subscription model in partnership with GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

27th February 2018|Comments Off on SaaS subscription model in partnership with GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

Field Buzz has joined the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund portfolio to turn our last-mile sales & distribution solution into a Software-as-a-Service subscription model. We will adapt our current software platform, which currently involves bespoke customizations for each new client, to a more standardized offering for SMEs in the sales [...]

Field Buzz featured as GSMA best-practice case study for supporting smallholder farmers

20th February 2018|Comments Off on Field Buzz featured as GSMA best-practice case study for supporting smallholder farmers

The Field Buzz implementation for Neuman Kaffee Gruppe (NKG) / Ibero Uganda, tracking all interactions in the field with smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda, was visited recently by GSMA, the mobile network operators' global association, and some of its member companies. Our senior engineer Sakib was present in the field [...]

Welthungerhilfe and ACTED “Roads for Peace” programme in Mali to use Field Buzz

17th February 2018|Comments Off on Welthungerhilfe and ACTED “Roads for Peace” programme in Mali to use Field Buzz

Field Buzz has been chosen as the software solution for project management and onsite monitoring of the "Roads for Peace" programme in northern Mali. To contribute to the stabilization and peace consolidation in the Gao region in Mali, a consortium led by Welthungerhilfe and ACTED is implementing a stabilisation and [...]

Kick-off for Iraq Ministry of Electricity infrastructure monitoring system

10th February 2018|Comments Off on Kick-off for Iraq Ministry of Electricity infrastructure monitoring system

Field Buzz has kicked off the infrastructure monitoring system for the Iraq Ministry of Electricity. Starting in Nineveh province in the north of the country, the programme, which is financed by KfW, the German Development Bank, foresees a rapid on-site evaluation of the damages to the electricity network caused by [...]

Field Buzz chosen to track comprehensive WASH programme in Mali

5th November 2017|Comments Off on Field Buzz chosen to track comprehensive WASH programme in Mali

We are pleased that the Field Buzz software platform has been selected to help monitor three large government-run Water and Sanitation programmes in Mali. The PNMRE (Programme National de Mobilisation des Ressources en eau) and PAEPMA (Programme d’Alimentation en Eau Potable et Mesures d’Assainissement dans les centres ruraux et semi-urbains), [...]

Field Buzz featured by startup website Station Frankfurt

25th October 2017|Comments Off on Field Buzz featured by startup website Station Frankfurt

Field Buzz was featured by Station Frankfurt, the startup news portal for the Rhein-Main region in Germany. Here is the article link: https://station-frankfurt.de/2017/10/25/projektarbeit-in-entwicklungslaendern-revolutionieren-alexis-rawlinson-ueber-field-information-solutions/ Here is a transcript of the interview: Projektarbeit in Entwicklungsländern revolutionieren – Alexis Rawlinson über Field Information Solutions Die Field Information Solutions GmbH ist ein Social Startup [...]

Building and upgrading health facilities in Nepal

18th September 2017|Comments Off on Building and upgrading health facilities in Nepal

Field Buzz has been chosen as the software supplier for the Nepalese government programme, "Improvement of Maternal and Child Care in Remote Areas". This programme, which is financed by KfW Development Bank and implemented by Management for Health and MEH Consultants, will build and upgrade health facilities such as rural [...]

Piloting Field Buzz for “Win Win” inclusive health sales in Myanmar

21st April 2017|Comments Off on Piloting Field Buzz for “Win Win” inclusive health sales in Myanmar

Our consultants travelled to Myanmar this week to pilot the first version of our digital management tool for Win Win. Two international NGOs, Living Goods and PSI, teamed up to provide rural Myanmar with high quality health and hygiene products and we support their efforts with an intuitive Point-of-Sales feature, [...]

Tracking credit to and deliveries from smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda

25th March 2017|Comments Off on Tracking credit to and deliveries from smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda

Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (NKG), the world's largest coffee-trading company, has asked Field Buzz to develop the software system for tracking all their interactions with smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda. This is part of a joint programme implemented by NKG's local subsidiary Ibero Uganda with the Uganda Coffee Farmers' Alliance, supported by [...]

UNDP Bangladesh goes for Field Buzz for urban poverty reduction programme

1st March 2017|Comments Off on UNDP Bangladesh goes for Field Buzz for urban poverty reduction programme

Field Buzz has been chosen as the software supplier for UNDP Bangladesh's "National Urban Poverty Reduction Programme" (NUPRP). Project description: registering poor urban households (representing up to 4 million individuals) and tracking over time the services, infrastructure and support which they receive or should receive from a variety of sources [...]

Field Buzz to be used by Unilever Colombia for its “Shakti” inclusive business model

15th January 2017|Comments Off on Field Buzz to be used by Unilever Colombia for its “Shakti” inclusive business model

Unilever Colombia has asked Field Buzz to develop a version of the last-mile software for its Shakti inclusive business model in Colombia. For more information about the Unilever Shakti model in Colombia: https://www.unilever.com/news/news-and-features/Feature-article/2017/entrepreneurship-thats-transforming-womens-lives-colombia.html

Field Buzz chosen for monitoring of KfW’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund in Afghanistan

17th December 2016|Comments Off on Field Buzz chosen for monitoring of KfW’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund in Afghanistan

Field Buzz has been chosen as the software provider for remote monitoring and project management for the Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) in Afghanistan. The  RIDF programme is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in cooperation with the Afghan Ministry of Finance, and financed [...]

PSI and Living Goods select Field Buzz for “Win Win” inclusive health sales in Myanmar

1st December 2016|Comments Off on PSI and Living Goods select Field Buzz for “Win Win” inclusive health sales in Myanmar

Population Services International (PSI) and Living Goods have selected Field Buzz for their inclusive health sales model in Myanmar, "Win Win". For more information about Win Win please see: https://livinggoods.org/living-goods-and-psi-myanmar-team-up-to-offer-affordable-quality-healthcare-in-myanmars-delta-region/  

Field Buzz is a winner of the Gründen Fördern Wachsen German start-up competition

22nd November 2016|Comments Off on Field Buzz is a winner of the Gründen Fördern Wachsen German start-up competition

We are proud to have been selected as one of the winners of the Gründen Fördern Wachsen 2016 startup competition in Germany. The event is organized once a year by Frankfurt Business Media F.A.Z.-Fachverlag in collaboration with the Hessian Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Regional Development. As one of three [...]

Field Buzz is the winner of Seedstars Dhaka

21st October 2016|Comments Off on Field Buzz is the winner of Seedstars Dhaka

We are proud to have been selected as the winners of Seedstars Dhaka! (http://www.seedstarsworld.com/event/seedstars-dhaka-2016/) After a written application, followed by a pitching contest on Wednesday 19th October, were learnt that we were one of four finalists. On Friday 21st October the best startup in Bangladesh was announced at the Awards Ceremony [...]

Interview of our co-founder Bahar by Future Startup

17th September 2016|Comments Off on Interview of our co-founder Bahar by Future Startup

Check out the new interview of our co-founder Bahar by the Bangladesh startup news portal Future Startup. You can find the original interview here: https://futurestartup.com/2016/09/17/field-buzz-plans-revolutionize-field-operations-using-smartphones-interview-habib-ullah-bahar/ Here is a re-post of the interview: How Field Buzz Plans To Revolutionize Field Operations Using Smartphones An Interview With Field Buzz Co-founder Habib Ullah [...]

Stabilization Programme Northern Afghanistan: first implementations and training with our software system

22nd August 2016|Comments Off on Stabilization Programme Northern Afghanistan: first implementations and training with our software system

The Stabilization Programme Northern Afghanistan (SPNA) supports District Development Assemblies in Badakhshan, Baghlan, Kunduz and Takhar provinces to select and construct rural infrastructure projects such as schools, roads, bridges and drinking water systems etc. Our Field Buzz software system is being implemented into the work process. That means: site engineers [...]

International Trade Centre showcases Field Buzz

20th April 2016|Comments Off on International Trade Centre showcases Field Buzz

The International Trade Centre, the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and of the United Nations for trade promotion from developing countries, has selected Field Buzz for its upcoming showcase on the digital economy. We will be featured as a best-practice case study in a high-visibility print and online publication, to [...]

KFW / Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan: start of remote monitoring and management project

17th April 2016|Comments Off on KFW / Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan: start of remote monitoring and management project

Field Buzz has been selected as the software partner for the Monitoring Team of the Stabilization Programme for North Afghanistan (SPNA). The Programme is financed by German Development Cooperation and KFW Development Bank and is implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan together with ACTED and Mercy Corps. SPNA involves building [...]

Field Buzz is Connecting Startups Bangladesh competition winner

12th April 2016|Comments Off on Field Buzz is Connecting Startups Bangladesh competition winner

We are proud to have been selected as one of the winners of the Connecting Startups Bangladesh competition. The competition is the premier national startup showcase in Bangladesh, a joint initiative of the Government and of the Bangladesh software industry association BASIS. We were given the award in the "Growth" category, for startups [...]

Grameen Danone: start of last-mile distribution project

12th November 2015|Comments Off on Grameen Danone: start of last-mile distribution project

Grameen Danone Foods Limited, a joint-venture of the Danone Group and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus' Grameen group of organizations, has selected Field Buzz as its software and implementation partner for digitizing its sales & distribution network across Bangladesh. For more about Grameen Danone: http://www.danonecommunities.com/index.php/portfolio_page/grameen-damone-food-limited/

Field Buzz selected to join Social Impact Lab accelerator programme

15th October 2015|Comments Off on Field Buzz selected to join Social Impact Lab accelerator programme

We are proud to have been selected to join the Social Impact Lab Frankfurt's "AndersGründer" accelerator programme for social entrepreneurship. The programme, which is supported by KFW Stiftung, includes an eight-month residency in the Lab and numerous coaching, mentoring and networking opportunities. We're excited to have convinced the selection panel [...]

Foodex International: launch of distribution & inventory system

12th August 2015|Comments Off on Foodex International: launch of distribution & inventory system

We are happy to announce that Foodex International, the food distribution company that is part of Paramount Group, has launched its version of Field Buzz. With this software, the company's management will be able to follow secondary sales across rural parts of the country and make quicker, better decisions based [...]

Field Buzz featured by startup news portal SD Asia

2nd March 2015|Comments Off on Field Buzz featured by startup news portal SD Asia

Field Buzz was featured by SD Asia, the premier startup news portal of Bangladesh and the South Asian region. To read the full interview, click here: http://sdasia.co/2015/02/12/field-buzz-bringing-market-information-right-fingertips/ Thanks to Rageeb, Fayaz and the team at SD Asia!

PROGmaatic merges into Field Information Solutions

11th January 2015|Comments Off on PROGmaatic merges into Field Information Solutions

On 8th January 2015 in Frankfurt, Alexis Rawlinson and Habib Ullah Bahar signed the foundational documents creating Field Information Solutions GmbH. As equal shareholders in the new company, they are combining their strengths: mobile enterprise software development for Bahar and his company & team PROGmaatic Developer Network, and organizational & development [...]

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