In January this year, amateur day-traders sent the internet into a frenzy. They coordinated on Reddit to boost the share price of GameStop, a faltering company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Their platform for this operation was Robinhood, a mobile app that allows individuals to buy and share stocks. The sensation has died […]
Through Malinzi Kisadha, co-founder of Digest Africa, we get a good understanding of the state of tech in the East African country.
Tokunboh Ishmael, Managing Director of Alitheia Capital, says her firm’s investment thesis is based off the impact investment strategy. She backs companies that have good business models and good impact on the common man.
As one of the companies that changed perceptions of Africa’s capacity for a digital economy, Andela is frequently in the spotlight. There’s an argument about how it has hit its peak for excitement and innovation, owing to the internal changes of the past year. In a revealing report by a US journalist late last week, […]
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 […]
To weather the coming economic storm, business leaders will have to be decisive and think deeply about what they prioritize for their companies. That’s according to Sim Shagaya, founder of uLesson and an experienced entrepreneur in the African technology space. Shagaya was the guest for TechCabal’s first edition of Building in Tough Times, a series […]