2019

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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AVCA is pleased to join @IFC_org and @EMPEA for the 22nd Annual Global Private Equity Conference from 17-20 May 202… https://t.co/qvD6pN1dE9

RT @tolushola: In my latest blog post, I look back at the @AVCA_Africa annual conference. The piece includes the introductory remarks that…

We caught up with @meridiam's Mathieu Peller to discuss how the firm delivers infrastructure that improves the qual… https://t.co/MGZLDeUkV6

RT @AfricanLawBiz: Reasons to be cheerful for private equity and venture capital at @AVCA_Africa conference. https://t.co/Wg0hKqMaKG https:…

The 'State of Tech in Africa 2021' report by @AfricArena2021 provides insight into the opportunities, challenges, a… https://t.co/Y1asRhpezr