By Samuel Okocha on May 16, 2014
Samuel Okocha reports from the Mobile West Africa 2014 conference in Lagos, Nigeria. “Until we get those valuable ideas that solve real problems because we understand the market… looking for money is like putting the cart before the horse.”
If you ask why small businesses can’t start, the answer always comes down to funding. In reality however, that’s often not the case, especially with start ups in Africa.
This was the position of Femi Longe, co-founder of Nigeria’ Co-creation HUB at the ongoing Mobile West Africa 2014 conference in Lagos. The event which kicked on Tuesday has brought together leading innovators and thinkers in mobile from Africa and [...]Continue reading Forget funding; talent and ideas will grow Africa’s startup ecosystem – Mobile West Africa insights »