Why Hyperlocal E-commerce Could Be Ideal in Africa

In my “why conventional e-commerce hasn’t scaled in Africa” article, I talked about how logistics and infrastructure were missing pieces in the puzzle to enable e-commerce scale across Africa. In this write-up, let’s have a look at a new concept-:Hyperlocal E-commerce – and how it could be the key to unlocking scalable digital commerce in …

Tech in Africa Is Sales First Before Innovation

Building a tech company in Africa is very, very difficult. If building a tech company in the US is 7 on a scale of 0 to 10 with 0 being easy and 10 being hard, then building a tech company in Africa is like 15. One mistake I made in the past was believing that …

Oroko Entrepreneurial Awards

What is the Oroko Entrepreneurial Awards Tata Malle Peter Malle, an alumnus of Harvard and London School of Economics and Political Science has launched the Oroko Entrepreneurial Awards (OEA). This award is geared towards fostering economic and social growth within Oroko communities with a special interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). This award …

Platforms

In the past 10 years, the technology world has been focusing a lot on web 2.0 or web 3.0 and a lot has been done in this regard which has led to the data foundations enabling machine learning and artificial intelligence. But no one seems to talk about the underlying blueprint that is at the center …

Myself and Silicon Mountain on France 24

France 24 “The Observers” visited Buea a few weeks ago and did an amazing coverage of the tech ecosystem we are building here. Below is the outcome of that visit. “SILICON MOUNTAIN”: AFRICA’S NEXT TECH HUB It’s not the Apple Store… cheap smartphones on the streets of Africa are fuelling the fastest-growing telecoms market in …

OSMOSIS

In science, Osmosis is defined as a process by which molecules of a solvent tend to pass through a semipermeable membrane from a less concentrated solution into a more concentrated one. A more general definition is: Osmosis is the process of gradual or unconscious assimilation of ideas, knowledge, etc. This post is not about Osmosis, …

F=MA

The Force of a company is directly proportional to its Mass and its Acceleration. Therefore, the Force of a company is equivalent to a constant multiplied by the Mass of the company and the Acceleration. Since the above statement is true based on Newton’s Laws, this implies the mass of a company is inversely proportional …