Blog author Gavin Serkin is the Editorial Director for OnFrontiers and the Founder and Managing Editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy. A handful of companies define each generation. They become part of our language. In my house, we still Hoover our carpets – … Continue reading Disrupting Africa: Can Uber Conquer Lagos?
How are entrepreneurs around the world chasing their dreams without losing a steady paycheck? We recently chatted with OnFrontiers expert Patrick McGinnis about his concept of the 10% Entrepreneur and cross-cultural entrepreneurship. A venture capitalist and private equity investor, Patrick … Continue reading 10% Entrepreneurship Around the Globe
OnFrontiers is very excited to announce that we’re partnering up with the Rockefeller Foundation to develop a global network of resilience experts. This initiative, called Zilient, was formally launched earlier this year by the Rockefeller Foundation and is a new … Continue reading OnFrontiers To Connect Resilience Practitioners
Hiring a rural workforce in an emerging market comes with all sorts of challenges as OnFrontiers expert and social entrepreneur Nat Robinson soon found out. Nat spent nearly five years as CEO of Juhudi Kilimo, an agricultural microfinance company based … Continue reading Dos and Don’ts When Recruiting a Rural Workforce in East Africa
Mobile money continues to drive economic growth with more than half a billion registered mobile money accounts across 92 markets at the end of 2016, according to the mobile operator association GSMA. In several emerging markets, however, mobile money is … Continue reading Opportunity Calling: Uneven Growth in Mobile Money Markets
For many companies, it isn’t the product or service that drives its ability to scale but the team of people that are put in place. With this in mind, how do you think about building and motivating your team? OnFrontiers … Continue reading 5 Tips for Building and Motivating Your Team
Although not touted as one of Africa’s traditional powerhouse economies, Rwanda is quickly developing a reputation as an underrated and enticing emerging market on the continent. In addition to boasting strong economic numbers, there are some less obvious reasons for … Continue reading Rwanda: The Benefits of Engaging a Small Country with Big Dreams
With a growing middle class and internet usage on the rise in Africa, ecommerce retailers are taking advantage of the continent’s untapped potential for digital business. McKinsey estimates that by 2025, ecommerce could account for 10% of retail sales in … Continue reading Cameroon Cashes In on Ecommerce
With clean energy initiatives popping up across the globe, we wanted to learn more about the potential impact of top projects taking place in emerging markets. We reached out to OnFrontiers expert Martha Molfetas who flagged a clean energy boom … Continue reading Looking for Clean Energy Solutions? Go East.
Blog author Brian Caouette is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of OnFrontiers, a peer-to-peer market insights platform. It’s hard to garner respect from older teammates. No matter how smart you are, lack of experience can be an obstacle to being heard. … Continue reading 3 Ways to Gain Respect From Older Teammates