Afridigest Week in Review: A provisions procurement pivot pays off
+Some Q4 developments +Lagos meetup on Thursday +17 other fundraises +Extrapolating from Indian e-commerce +Africa's contribution to the global middle class +Meg Whitman in Kenya +More
The Afridigest Week in Review is a must-read weekly recap for Africa-focused founders, executives, and investors.
Welcome back, friends! The most clicked link from last week was Yemisi Isichei’s 'Africa’s lucrative spare parts opportunity.' And if you missed yesterday’s Fintech Review, click here.
📌 Q4 is finally here. And one of my goals for the quarter is to actively develop Afridigest beyond what exists now towards what’s in my head. I published the first Week in Review on Substack over two years ago and very little has changed since then — see for yourself.
📌 But this quarter, a number of new developments will come to life: offline events (the first is happening this Thursday), an online community platform, the (re)launch of the Thought Circle, other new offerings to be announced later, new team-members to join Dan & I, and more. To achieve this, we’ll need your support, and I don't just mean emotionally. 😄
📌 While this Monday Week in Review will remain free, we’ve reviewed our …
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