Read MoreContribution to the whole instead of playing pointless games – What we can learn from Rwanda
Last week in our ‘Learning Journey to Rwanda’ we visited more than a dozen companies and institutions. We met the Rwanda Development Board, the phenomenal Israel Bimpe and Irembo, Zipline, Norrsken, MunyaxEco, Rwanda Mountain Tea, Pink Mango and others. We…
... in our interconnected global society, it is no longer about the West but about what the West has created: Putin and Co. have not taken seriously enough the potential and resilience of decentralised, self-organised complex systems that build on the freedom and autonomy of the individual.Read MoreModern organisations in a merging world
Put yourself in the shoes of an African government. Who would you rather solve your problems with, China or Europe?Read MoreChina or Europe – who is Africa’s better partner?
Nairobi, June 2022. What a difference. My partners did not say a word about crises. The new urban middle class is working hard on solutions.Read MoreGaining confidence in Nairobi
As Sim Tshabalala pointed out in his keynote, African business people never had to be persuaded that their companies are guided by a higher purpose.Read MoreSim Tshabalala – What we can learn from African Management
From Nairobi to Dakar the start-up movement has travelled in recent years. From Nairobi to Dakar is where my travels have taken me this year.Read MoreFrom Nairobi to Dakar
With Twiga Foods, the participants of the Learning Journey worked "live" and in "real time" on a case that could write economic history in Africa.Read MoreLearning Journey Silicon Savannah V
After Russia's attack on Ukraine at a first glance, it makes little sense to think about our relations with Africa now. But the opposite is the case: one political and three economic reasons ….Read MoreRussia’s attack and Africa
222 million USD Venture Capital capital went to Senegal‘s startups in 2021. Will frankophone Africa catch up? We will have a look. March 29-31, 2022. Innovations Mission Dakar.Read MoreTech Sector Senegal – Catching up?
Creating prosperity instead of fighting poverty, Clayton Christensen and Efosa Ojomo say. - But isn't that the same thing? No, it isn't.Read MoreCreating prosperity instead of fighting poverty
I think relations with Africa are a great opportunity to pull Europe out of its lethargy. In my book, I call on European companies, in particular, to invest in African markets. To …Read MoreKesho Business – my new book
In Dakar after more than 30 years, preparing for September. Immersing ourselves in the business innovation and Startup scene of Dakar.Read MoreGreetings from Dakar