When comparing & contrasting the top Google Play apps across South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and Tanzania, several overarching and country-specific themes emerge.
'ICASA' is replacing 'BRICs' as the mental model for growth in emerging markets. Within ICASA, Africa's demographics are particularly favorable for above-average growth. Read more.
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.