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2019

Solving Africa’s working capital problem

05 December 2019

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, …

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The Climate Opportunity in Africa

11 November 2019

Africa stands to be amongst the regions worst-affected by the climate crisis[1]. The World Bank argued in a 2016 report[2] that sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are most vulnerable to climate change-induced poverty, given that they have the highest initi…

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Bolstering Africa's Consumer Class

26 September 2019

The breadth and depth of the African investment story was shown by investors continued backing of enterprises catering to Africa’s consumer. For example, noting the opportunities posed by the low level of insurance penetration in Nigeria, Verod Capital Ma…

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Founder Shares: Do The Tax Rules Follow the Commerical Reality? 

29 May 2019

Founders of businesses will usually inject large amounts of intellectual capital into their ventures apart from economic capital from banks and seed capital from investment pundits.  Tax is hardly a consideration at the commencement stage of a business ve…

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Hear @CDunbar1 City Treasurer of @PhiladelphiaGov and @BurbridgeChuck Executive Director of @ctpf_tweets discuss th… https://t.co/HlNalAsADC

42% of the total number of LPs included in VC deals in Africa between 2014-2019 were headquartered in North America… https://t.co/ILncShXj9q

@Proparco co-invests US$22mn into Ethiopian FMCG platform, Turaco. Read more: https://t.co/f3YigBYOvR

PE/VC fund managers, PE/VC investment firms and corporate venture firms accounted for 39%, 19% and 11% of investors… https://t.co/PIXoApbOEu

@deginvest_DE suscribes to bond issued by #HeliosTowers. Read more: https://t.co/57qJu6bhi8