Stop wanting to be a billion dollar business!

“Maybe we should move away from this idea of billion dollar evaluations. The number of startups that haven’t become billion dollar businesses but make unbelievable returns for their shareholders is enormous”. “York Zucchi, a maverick Swiss born entrepreneur…” Hyperbole aside, my view is that not focusing on becoming the next facebook takes a lot of […]

Africa: a playground for entrepreneurs

by York Zucchi (edited by Pete Guest) I live and invest in sub-Saharan Africa and I am passionate about its potential, but I am not unrealistic. African countries are, in many ways, inefficient markets. They often lack transparency and accountability in their institutions. However, they present many opportunities that are simply not as easily available […]