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The rise of a new Tribe

The Cambridge dictionary defines a tribe as a group of people, often of related families, who live together, sharing the same language, culture and history. It is in this light that tribe in this piece has been used to describe … Continue reading

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Want To Make Money In Africa? Start by Solving Any of These 5 Serious Challenges

When most people look at Africa, there are two very strong but opposite images that emerge: Some see a continent where there are too many challenges and others see a land of vast opportunities. The interesting thing is, Africa’s biggest … Continue reading

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11 Business Opportunities in Africa That Could Make More Millionaires in 2018

The term “millionaire” is taking on a new meaning in Africa. It’s no longer just about the size of your bank account; any shady politician, corrupt bureaucrat, or unscrupulous businessman on the continent can easily claim to be a millionaire. … Continue reading

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Konga and Nigeria’s e-commerce industry

  In my column of last month, I wrote about Nigeria’s retail industry and its potential to become the country’s next big industry. I also touched briefly on the gains made by the domestic e-commerce sector. Unfortunately, soon after the … Continue reading

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Airbnb is running its own internal university to teach data science

Tech companies, and increasingly even non-tech companies, are struggling with the fact that there are not enough trained data scientists to fill market demand. Every company has their own strategy for hiring and training, but Airbnb has taken things a … Continue reading

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How to Be a Better Thinker, Innovator and Problem Solver

Cogs replaced hands so to speak during the U.S. Industrial Revolution when businesses felt a rush to automate manual tasks. Now the technology rush is removing the cogs as we hurry to replace people running the lines with automated systems. … Continue reading

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Israel’s Flourishing Fintech Has Many Fathers

Israeli finance technology has taken giant leaps in the last few years. Hundreds of local startups are developing new technologies for payment and security solutions, and multinational companies and banks are flocking to Israel for a piece of the action. … Continue reading

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Unconventional Leaders Lead to Innovation

Unconventional leaders lead their companies to repeatedly create things that people love, but no one expected, especially their competition. Unconventional leaders focus on providing the best products and services, rather than profit, yet they tend to lead the most profitable … Continue reading

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Why Israel is leading fintech innovation- Avi Zeevi

Over the past couple of decades, Israel has developed a strong fintech ecosystem thanks to continued overseas interest, a local commitment to innovation, and a community that’s dedicated to addressing the emerging needs of this industry. The Israeli fintech industry … Continue reading

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How You Can Be Your Own Disruptive Innovation- By Emanuel Freer

Disruption and innovation, two overused words in business albeit overused for good reason. Innovation is the holy grail, the vehicle in which disruption uses to smash into the building of a likely stagnant industry like a wrecking ball. We can … Continue reading

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