Entries Tagged to 'Investment'
Toro Orero, Managing Partner, DraperDarkFlow talks about: three African start-ups DDD has invested in; how African start-ups can succeed; challenges with the dealflow; and issues of scale. ... read more
June 20, 2018
Ido Sum, Partner, TLcom talks about: its first three investments (Terragon, mSurvey and Andela); and a fourth investment in East Africa that it will announce shortly. ... read more
June 6, 2018
Eghosa Omiogui, Managing Partner, EchoVC talks about: three investments it has made; three things it looks for in start-ups it invests in; international investors not understanding African start-ups; and start-ups needing to avoid sources of money that may be suspect. ... read more
June 6, 2018
Will Tindall, co-founder Emerging Crowd talks about: what the Emerging Crowd platform aims to do and and who it's aimed at; how it does "due diligence" on the companies that go on the platform; the two African companies - Bozza and Neo - that are first on the platform; its creteria for choosing companies to go on the platform; and its future plans. ... read more
June 22, 2015
Pim de Wit, Partner, African Media Venture Fund talks about: what the Fund has invested in and why; the size of its investments; lessons from the first round of investments; and what he looks for in companies he invests in.
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October 18, 2014
Andrea Bohnstedt, Co-Founder, Africa Assets talks about: the challenges facing those wanting to invest in African SMEs; the performance of SMEs; what type of SMEs investors look for; why the tech sector under-performs in terms of SME investment; and the issues the African tech sector faces. ... read more
June 30, 2014
Jerome Booth, Research Manager, Ashmore argues that half of your investments should be in emerging markets because over 50% of economic activity globally is in emerging markets and they have high growth rates. He also talks about changing the global reserve currency system ... read more
June 24, 2012