The New Startup Continent?

15th May 2013

I saw a great documentary recently – The Startup Kids – about how young web entrepreneurs in the US and Europe are changing the world, enabled by the simplest of tools – an Internet-connected laptop.  It left me wondering what it would take for twenty-somethings in Africa to be able to do the same?  Wouldn’t it be…

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The ‘multiplier effect’ of eSites and phones

12th April 2013

In the West, it’s all too easy to take technology for granted. Desktops, laptops, tablets, iPads, flatscreen TVs, MP3 players, are anywhere and everywhere. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and South America, these devices are rarely seen, let alone owned.However, there’s one piece of technology that is – the humble basic mobile phone.…

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An Exciting Thought…

3rd March 2013

This is my fist blog post since becoming the CEO of Flexenclosure 16 months ago.  We are an expansion-stage company creating products for emerging economies in Africa and Asia.  Every single week we encounter new challenges and make new discoveries, many of them worthy of a first blog post. Looking back at the first half…

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