A pandemic-induced economic downturn portends troubling times for businesses, but Africa remains the best destination for smart capital. The secret, according to Eghosa Omoigui, founder and managing partner of EchoVC, is in the continent’s antifragility. Omoigui shared his thoughts on the bullish case for investing in Africa as a guest on TechCabal Live, a live […]
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More investors are becoming more confident about opportunities in African tech businesses in reaction to its high quality founders and large underserved market opportunities. EchoVC is part of that wave.
Yesterday at the Angel Fair West Africa Entrepreneur Boot camp, the organising committee invited me to coordinate the proceedings. I had to MC the session, hold the timer, decide who talked, when they could start talking and when they had to stop — in effect making me most powerful person in the room. Having been […]
You have no doubt heard that Jumia’s Tunde Kehinde is planning to exit the ecommerce company that he co-founded with Raphael Afaedor under the Rocket Internet banner. So far we have been unable to reach Tunde to confirm or deny the speculation. However, sources familiar with developments have informed us that both CEOs are indeed […]
Nigeria’s ICT minister is indeed working. Really. After a close shave with the federal cabinet axe, Omobola Johnson has every reason to move fast and consolidate on the extra time she’s got on the clock. So next week, she will be flying. To the bay area in San Francisco, or that place that most of you know […]