By 2020, sub-Saharan Africa will have more than half a billion unique mobile subscribers (around half of its population), offering great opportunities for social & commercial innovation.
A slew of VC-funded, American solar energy startups seek to profit by electrifying African communities, per Bill McKibben in the latest issue of the New Yorker.
According to Fraym's Urban Markets Index which estimates economic activity, consumer size, & connectivity to determine ultimate "market size."
African companies are scarce amongst the world’s 100 most valuable brands, and US tech companies dominate the top 5. Read why data & brand value matter.