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Tripod Attributes of Startups

Bottomline: Startups, new business organizations, with scalable capabilities, differ from small businesses because besides the scalability, they are unbounded and unconstrained by geography. Companies which qualify as startups exhibit three attributes which are mutually interdependent. Any firm without these attributes…
Learning From “Dangoteism”, From A Trader To A Legend

Bottomline: Legendary investor Warren Buffett is the father of Buffettism. He has built wealth, over the years, through one consistent principle. In Africa, we have our own, Dangoteism, after Aliko Dangote, Nigeria’s business icon, and Africa’s richest citizen. Studying how…
Amazon’s West African Entrance

Bottomline: Last week, Amazon posted a new job description, titled “Business Development Manager – eCommerce/ West Africa”, but quickly took it down. Amazon wants to be in West Africa, using its best product, the ecommerce, as a landing platform to…