5 Lessons from Jumia on the Risks and Economics of Ecommerce in Developing Countries (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

I was in Kenya last month and got a chance to play with Jumia and Jumia Food, the big ecommerce apps in most of the big African countries. Especially Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, Ghana and Egypt. And Jumia’s annual report is pretty interesting reading. In terms of strategy, Jumia has pretty standard marketplace platforms for […]

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Does Africa Know What It Wants From China? Jane Xing, Gates Foundation, China (Video)

Jane Xing is the Deputy Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, China office. She has a fascinating view into the foundation’s activities in China, Asia, Africa and other places. Jane gave a great lecture to our students at Peking University Guanghua School of Management. This course is taught by myself and Jonathan Woetzel, […]

The Gates Foundation’s Evolving China-Africa Strategy – Jane Xing, Gates Foundation, China

Jane Xing is the Deputy Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, China office. She has a fascinating view into the foundation’s activities in China, Asia, Africa and other places. Jane gave a great lecture to our students at Peking University Guanghua School of Management. This course is taught by myself and Jonathan Woetzel, […]

Why the Poor Need Financial Services – Jane Xing, Gates Foundation China (Video)

Jane Xing is the Deputy Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, China office. She has a fascinating view into the foundation’s activities in China, Asia, Africa and other places. Jane gave a great lecture to our students at Peking University Guanghua School of Management. This course is taught by myself and Jonathan Woetzel, […]