The business value of real-time payments is in how problems are solved and the opportunities that can be created using them. An OnFrontiers expert David Jackson in this blog talks about real, deployed, and live solutions where the business solves … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Real-time Payments Fuels Solutions to Real-time Business Issues
A UN forecast suggests that by 2050, the world will have an extra 2.2 billion people and over half will come from Africa. This population surge will be a demographic dividend or millstone? How to place the population for jobs? … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: A workforce boom makes SMEs more important than ever in Africa
Who are the linchpins holding the promise of emerging market impact investing together? Many, like the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), believe it is the small and growing business sector. The entrepreneur with five to 250 employees who has … Continue reading SMEs: Emerging Markets ‘Promise Land’ for Impact Investment
Palm wine has a long and illustrious history as the moonshine of West Africa. For years, farmers have tapped the sap from palm trees and let it ferment in any kind of container – from a gourd shell to a … Continue reading Can an American Entrepreneur Bottle and Export Benin’s Voodoo Spirit?