Tag: Economic Development


Is Latam getting at all better at ‘Doing Business’?

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) This week we had our Morning Coffee with Isabelle Foster, Fulbright Research Scholar from Stanford University Contxto – It’s a […]
March 26th, 2020

Covid-19: Our civil liberties are being eroded – possibly permanently

Last week, the mayor of Ecuador’s largest city ordered the international airport’s runway blocked to prevent a KLM airliner from landing to pick up Dutch tourists […]
March 26th, 2020

East African Venture Fund Launches USD 20 Mn Venture-Debt Fund To Help Businesses Survive COVID-19

East Africa-focused venture builder, EquaLife Group, has announced a USD 20 Mn a Debt Relief Fund to assist businesses hit by the economic ramifications of the […]
March 23rd, 2020

#EachforEqual: These Are The Top African Women To Watch In Bitcoin And Blockchain

Bitcoin and blockchain, as we already know, are making waves in the digital ecosystem of Africa. The underlying technology and the mother of all cryptocurrencies, respectively, […]
March 19th, 2020

13 women reshaping China’s tech ecosystem from the ground up

A note from KrASIA CEO, Max Ma: Happy International Women’s Day to all our female readers. In recent years, outstanding female entrepreneurs and investors have become […]
March 8th, 2020

AI is the fastest expanding discipline in China’s universities, with 180 more approved to offer it as a major

Artificial intelligence has become the fastest expanding discipline at mainland Chinese universities, as the country charges ahead with its ambitions to become a global leader in […]
March 4th, 2020

African Sports Stars Are Shining Abroad But Sports Businesses Back Home Are Still In The Dark

A common thing with Odion Ighalo, Sadio Mane, Riyad Mahrez, Mohamed Salah, Victor Moses, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Thomas Partey among a handful of watchable others is […]
March 3rd, 2020

Toyota & Google Bet On Another African Mobility Startup As SA’s WhereIsMyTransport Closes USD 7.5 Mn Series A

South African mobility startup, WhereIsMyTransport, has secured USD 7.5 Mn in a Series A funding round that drew participation from the Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC), the […]
March 2nd, 2020
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SA mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport raises $7.5m funding for further growth

South African mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport has raised a US$7.5 million funding round from investors including Google and Toyota for further global expansion. Formed in 2016, WhereIsMyTransport […]
March 2nd, 2020
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