Private equity and venture capital funds remain Africa’s best hope for economic growth, but investors need to adapt their approach to local markets.
Collaboration and interpersonal networks create value in Silicon Valley's ecosystem. Read this Zimbabwe-based author's perspective which explores what should be done to strengthen such networks within Africa.
International investors have a critical role to play in the future of Africa. A recently published survey reveals insights into how they perceive opportunity & risk across countries, sectors, and trends.
A researcher from the Oxford Internet Institute shares observations on Africa's digital (r)evolution from a comparative study of ventures and entrepreneurs in Nairobi, Lagos, and Kigali.
For many mass-market consumers in Africa, smartphones are out of reach, thus limiting the ability of digital businesses in sub-Saharan Africa to grow and achieve scale. New business models are emerging to help.
Africa's fragmented markets are problematic for consumers and producers but present opportunities for savvy innovators to create & capture value using platform business models.