The Talent Problem, Exacerbated

This is a Short Note. As you read this piece, more business leaders will continue to express disaffection to the president of the United States, Donald Trump, on how he responded to the racist parade in Charlottesville, Va. Over the…
Your Online Store Is Not An eCommerce Business

Speaking with someone today, I came to the realization that, at the moment, many could be confused on the core difference between having an online (yes, digital) store and running an ecommerce company. The industry definition of ecommerce may not…
Internet Will Destroy Fintech

This is a Short Note. Yesterday, I wrote that ICT anchored the competitive evolution of Nigeria’s new generation banks, by unleashing productivity in the sector. I made a case that Internet, through its unbounded distribution, will destroy some of the…
Jumia Parent Company Is Buying a Rocket

Jumia parent company, Rocket Internet, is buying back its shares. This is certainly surprising for a company that is known to be raising new funds to start new digital companies or pump into current ones. Buying back its shares means…