Spotlight: Ideas & Perspectives

Expert opinions & narratives from business leaders in Africa & beyond that have potential for impact across the continent.

African Businesses Win by Understanding Base of Pyramid Consumers

MeTL Group's CEO provides a brief overview of one key African business trend: firms profitably serving low-income, bottom of the pyramid (BOP) consumers.

/ June 2017

African Innovators Should Look East, Not West, For Business Model Inspiration

Many enterprises in China, India, & other Eastern markets have developed successful yet unique business models. Read why innovators in Africa should be paying attention.

/ June 2017

Mobile Unleashes Africa’s Small Business

Facebook's Head of Africa discusses why the rise of the mobile internet matters for small and emerging businesses in Africa.

/ June 2017