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What do I need to raise capital for my business? Part 3

You have moved your business from an idea you needed to test in the market, to an operation paying not only yourself but at least one more person, be it...

What do I need to raise capital for my business? Part 2

By the time you are reading this, you are fully aware of the financial, temporal, human, social and creative capital at your disposal. On top of that you now realize,...

What do I need to raise capital for my business? Part 1

The short but very disheartening answer is; You need to raise some capital. This is a truism that not many will come out and tell you, but eventually you figure...

Suriname: The acquisition of power

Sixteen years ago a student from Australia calls her mom with a mobile phone she just got, so her mom has her new number in the Netherlands. She is standing...

Investing in Africa and or the Caribbean as a private investor

GameStop. A name which will send shivers down the backs of hedge fund managers for decades to come.  The actions of a dedicated group of amateur investors caused funds to...

Diaspora investments are a must for the development of Africa

It has been three years since his Excellency president Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana shared some controversial thoughts on Africa’s dependence on aid/support from Europe in a decades long effort to...

The Economic value of the African culture

During the writing of this article “Burna Boy – Bank On It” is playing in the background (on replay)Two African economists enter a call. One of them in Lagos Nigeria,...

Opportunities in the economies of Sub Saharan Africa – The Big leap

The first time you hear him speak, you’re probably thinking; Who is this guy? He comes across as bold, confident, a bit cocky. He has that educated South African English...

Hoe richt je een bedrijf op in Nigeria?

Jaren terug toen ik de Disney film “The Lion King” voor het eerst zag, heb ik smakelijk gelachen om een scene waar de hyena’s aan elkaar bekenden hoe alleen al...