Context and Thoughts The standout in this issue of Africa Notes is clearly Kobo360 [NG] with their $20m Series A funding round led by Goldman Sachs …
context and thoughts while it’s been a quiet 2 weeks on the investment front (African VCs and Angels, please share more of your funding deals…
context and thoughts Welcome to the first issue of Africa Notes! This is my humble contribution to the growing Sub-Saharan Africa startup ecosystem: an…
Context and Thoughts On the back of the Civic [US] recent (very) successful $33mm well-planned ICO (Initial Coin Offering), i have to wonder: is the ICO…
Context and Thoughts African startups continue joining Y Combinator (with Ghana & Nigeria leading the pack) I’ve been tracking the number of African…
Context and Thoughts Dear readers: I’m trying a newer, lighter, significantly-easier-to-produce version of Africa Notes with this issue (also, Caps…
Context and Thoughts I believe that that 2017 and 2018 will be when Nigeria becomes the #1 African country for tech startup growth & investment (more on…
Context and Thoughts Africa Notes just keeps on growing: as I send out issue #12, I wanted to share a few statistics with you on Africa Notes…
Context and Thoughts A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to talk with the Geeks on a Plane and 500 Startups contingents on the South African leg of…
Context and Thoughts It’s been a busy few weeks for startup funding and acquisitions in Africa: The breakout acquisition that everyone has been talking…
Context and Thoughts Welcome back dear readers: It’s been a little while since my last issue of Africa Notes! Since then, Africa has seen new…
Context and Thoughts In July I had an epic expedition heading out from San Francisco through South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, meeting with…