Access to markets is one of the biggest challenges for SMEs, and a critical piece of meeting the goals of SDG8 for sustainable economic growth. In this article we unpack how the SME support ecosystem can be fixed by implementing a few tweaks and approaching the challenge with a different angle based on actual SME needs and localised behavioral observations.
Bridging the financing gap in the innovation space: notes from my panel discussion at the #AfricanInnovationSummit2018 (#AIS2018) Innovators are essentially fucked (a technical term that entrepreneurs use when stuck between the oven and the frying pan). Almost everyone wants to support them, yet very few are prepared to fund them. The investments required are often […]