Driven by the Internet, African Fashion Goes Global
Global interest in African fashion continues to rise, and innovators are leveraging the internet's reach to execute a variety of business models.
Innovators are Shaping Africa’s ‘Informal Economy’
Entrepreneurs & investors thrive by serving the needs of Africa's informal sector and the opportunity remains large.
African Startups are Increasingly Attractive to Investors
While access to capital is still a widespread issue in Africa, these ventures successfully raised significant amounts (US $500,000+) so far in 2017.
On Africa’s Fragmented Markets: Innovators Can Win By Developing Platforms
Africa's fragmented markets are problematic for consumers and producers but present opportunities for savvy innovators to create & capture value using platform business models.
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.
How Nigeria’s Iroko Increasingly Embraces African Customers
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.