Founders of leading tech banks
High-velocity M&A situations occur when companies that aren’t up for sale are approached by one or more buyers who can and want to move quickly to close a deal..
Good governance may not be the most scintillating topic, but today it can deliver real value to growth company founders facing investors increasingly concerned about risk amid the current market uncertainty.
Microcredit organisations have long served as the only source of affordable loans for Africa’s millions of unbanked or underserved MSMEs but they remain fundamentally limited in their reach and loan offerings.
After the highs of the pandemic, it’s been a rough ride for tech stocks this year with valuations plummeting. But despite the downturn, there is already evidence the sector has plenty to offer.
Africa’s tech-enabled commerce sector has come a long way over the last decade and is now on the cusp of a significant shift. After years of development, some attrition along the way, the ecosystem is maturing, and winners are starting to emerge.
With total installed capacity of wind power plants climbing to 129 GW by 2026, there needs to be investment in weathertech to match. With growing political support and falling costs year after year, investors in the renewables space are rightfully focused on companies building new wind farm installations that add GWatt capacity to the grid.
Transitioning towards a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure renewable energy future that can simultaneously provide grid stability will require a more significant shift in how data is viewed. Companies must begin treating data as a valuable asset and utilise it to increase profits.
Computing power using classical methods (conventional transistors) is nearly maxed out, due ironically, to quantum mechanics. As transistors reach the scale of individual atoms, electrons can “quantum tunnel” across a transistor rendering it useless.
After long falling short of its potential and lagging behind other emerging markets, Pakistan’s tech sector has suddenly sprung to life and shows no signs of slowing down. The Pakistani tech ecosystem is live and kicking with $170m being raised in Q1 2022.