A new blogpost in German.
Climbing a volcano can be compared with a business venture. At home in Europe, as well as in an African country. The only difference probably is, those African volcanoes are usually somewhat hotter.Read More
Did you notice that elections in Kenya disappeared from media coverage in Austria/Germany before the exact outcome was resolved? Learn what determines African societies and economies. Watch out for opportunities to cooperate.Read More
A new blogpost in German. You find it here.
A highly interesting interview with Paul Collier, the British development economist, by Andreas Sator from DerStandard. Currently Paul Collier is supporting the German government in changing their approach towards Africa.Read More
Why European companies have to be present in Africa, part 4: Being present in African countries helps to see again that an increasing division of labour, more free trade and more and more networked systems not only reduce poverty in Africa, but are also the foundation of our own prosperity.Read More
Paper from Hans Stoisser, published in Europäische Briefe of the European Society Coudenhove-Kalergi on December 15th, 2016 Europe’s Handling of African Migration If we develop a clear picture of the situation, a strategy will almost become self evident From a European perspective, Africa is a continent…
Why European companies have to be present in Africa, part 3: Market-creating innovations always start at the lower end of the market, we learn from Clayton Christensen, the father of the theory of disruptive innovations ...Read More
The African innovation culture has always been creative and good at doing. But lacked knowledge and technologies. Globalization has changed that fundamentally. Today, the ubiquity of digital technologies and the access to knowledge provide the missing link.Read More
Mobile money is standard in African countries. Much less vested interests and much less old technologies have allowed to cater much more directly for the needs of the people. And this goes on. In African countries it seems to be…
Demand means needs plus purchasing power. In the next couple of years the new emerging middle class in African countries stands for a huge demand. Which encounters a newly networked field of people and organizations. Find a new blog post…
Being here in Nairobi I have found an interesting quote. Eric Hersman, one of the founding figures of the Kenyan Internet business scene, on foreign aid and NGOs: “In a well-functioning state, most NGOs would not exist. There is only a…