Despite the exit of private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) from Africa last year, the sector is positioned to grow. Here are some themes to look for throughout the year.
Global interest in African fashion continues to rise, and innovators are leveraging the internet's reach to execute a variety of business models.
Entrepreneurs & investors thrive by serving the needs of Africa's informal sector and the opportunity remains large.
What can startups in African countries with smaller populations and lower consumption/spending levels do to grow and scale?
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.