Global interest in African fashion continues to rise, and innovators are leveraging the internet's reach to execute a variety of business models.
Entrepreneurs & investors thrive by serving the needs of Africa's informal sector and the opportunity remains large.
While access to capital is still a widespread issue in Africa, these ventures successfully raised significant amounts (US $500,000+) so far in 2017.
Africa's fragmented markets are problematic for consumers and producers but present opportunities for savvy innovators to create & capture value using platform business models.
Many enterprises in China, India, & other Eastern markets have developed successful yet unique business models. Read why innovators in Africa should be paying attention.
An overview of how 'Africa's Netflix,' Iroko has evolved over time from its initial focus on Western audiences to its current embrace of Africans.