+Africa-focused reports from McKinsey & Bain +Investors hit the podcast circuit +Egyptian Deals +MEST investees +Lying founders +The Chinese copycat me…
Emeka Ajene
+Building proofs of concept on WhatsApp +Interswitch is back in the venture game +Mitchell Elegbe interview +Mdundo's ad-based revenue model +Facebook'…
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+Deals galore +How to generate startup ideas +How to build trust through tech the Chinese way +The Thought Circle's here :) +Bitcoin use cases in Afric…
Emeka Ajene
This week, select members of the Afridigest Thought Circle—an expert community of founders, investors, executives, and thinkers—provide insight, commen…
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+Thought Circle coming soon +A new billion-dollar fund +South African proptech deals +Friction > Frictionless? +Personnel Moves +Fortune's 40 under 40 …
Emeka Ajene
Southeast Asia's Gojek & Grab have laid out a super app playbook to follow for ride-hailing startups in emerging markets
Emeka Ajene
+Andreessen Horowitz invests in Africa +How to quantify product-market fit +The realities of consumer internet in Africa +Early expansion for Africa-fo…
Emeka Ajene
Most African markets are relatively small and many are highly uncertain necessitating geographic expansion; early recognition & preparation is paramount
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+An African music streaming IPO +A new African unicorn +Deals in Egypt +Deep-Dives on Spotify & Tencent +Myths about Failure +A new African challenger …
Emeka Ajene
A Harvard Business Review article suggests the road to entrepreneurial success in Africa goes through affluent consumers, but it's not particularly con…
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+Deals in Kenya, Egypt, and elsewhere +Interactive e-commerce +Building on platforms +Word of mouth +Informal economy +Marcello, Chika, Chimezie on pod…
Emeka Ajene
The opportunity to develop solutions for Africa’s informal sector remains large and certain entrepreneurs are thriving by serving this market.
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