Founded in 2014, OnFrontiers is a peer-to-peer market insights platform that provides rapid access to targeted, high quality insights in hard to reach markets. Visit us at www.onfrontiers.com.
OnFrontiers is changing the way researchers search for and interact with industry experts in emerging markets. In this Q&A, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Brian Caouette, discusses the rationale, development, and features of OnFrontiers’s platform and how it creates unique opportunities for both researchers and industry experts.
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Gavin Serkin is the Managing Editor of Frontier Funds and the Frontera News service, and leads a radio show dedicated to emerging and frontier markets. He covered developing economies as the Emerging Markets Editor-at-Large at Bloomberg News for over 16 years and is the author of “Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow.” The Financial Times called Serkin’s book a “must read for investors wanting to find out how valuation in emerging markets really works.”
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The continent of Africa is currently home to 1.2 billion people; the U.N. estimates that number will double to 2.4 billion by 2050.
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It is well known that financial turbulence in advanced economies spills over to emerging markets. What is less known, but increasingly significant, is that spillovers also travel in the opposite direction.
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Judith Joan Walker is the Director of Operations for African Clean Energy, an Amsterdam-based company focused on providing cookstoves to rural households in Africa and Southeast Asia. Their main product is the ACE-1 solar biomass cookstove, which burns solid biomass without smoke and captures solar energy with an external solar panel for mobile phone charging and LED lighting.
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On Tuesday, Kenyans will vote in the country’s general election. The build-up to the Aug. 8th vote has already included the death of a key election official and reports of some residents leaving the capital Nairobi and others stocking up on food, both fearful of possible violence because of the vote.
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