Blog author Gavin Serkin is the Editorial Director for OnFrontiers and the Founder and Managing Editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy. A handful of companies define each generation. They become part of our language. In my house, we still Hoover our carpets – … Continue reading Disrupting Africa: Can Uber Conquer Lagos?
Mobile money continues to drive economic growth with more than half a billion registered mobile money accounts across 92 markets at the end of 2016, according to the mobile operator association GSMA. In several emerging markets, however, mobile money is … Continue reading Opportunity Calling: Uneven Growth in Mobile Money Markets
The continent of Africa is currently home to 1.2 billion people; the U.N. estimates that number will double to 2.4 billion by 2050. Cities like Nairobi and Lagos are already infamously crowded and overwhelmed by their current populations. Where will … Continue reading Overpopulation & Urban Development in sub-Saharan Africa
Off-the-grid technology offers massive investment opportunity Nigeria’s electricity grid hit an all time low recently when the national power grid did not produce a single megawatt of electricity for about three hours on March 31. Power outages in Nigeria are so … Continue reading Nigeria: 90 million untapped electricity customers