Three ways investors can grow Africa’s creative industries

Don’t forget the creative industries in the race to unlock the growth and jobs Africa needs. When African politicians hit the campaign trail, job creation is often on their lips. In 2020, a number of important elections, notably in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, will prompt big promises of jobs. This reflects the urgent need for job …

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Due Diligence: ‘As an investment destination, sub-Saharan Africa is a marathon, not a sprint’

Mobolaji Adeoye, (28th November 2019). Personal Interview with www.howwemadeitinafrica.com 1. Explain your firm’s investment philosophy. We invest in tech-enabled companies that foster collaboration and trust in industries across sub-Saharan Africa. Most industry value chains are informal, unstructured and fragmented on the continent. We look to back companies that act like marketplaces and empower industry players — …

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Solving Africa’s working capital problem

Africa’s continued growth depends on innovations in access to finance As the global economy undergoes rapid technological change, leaders worldwide are deeply worried about the future of jobs. The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and robotics will spur automation across industries and could undermine job creation at a mass scale. But African countries …

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