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205, 2017

Why is South Africa’s Economy Slowing Down?

Once upon a time in South Africa, anything seemed possible. While it may often be forgotten today, amidst reports of its present economic and political woes, South Africa’s peaceful transition of power from its tiny, [...]

1804, 2017

Which Emerging Markets Make the Best Homes for Startups?

In the popular imagination, emerging markets are seen as economic engines of sky-high growth, pumping out cheap products and earning investors unbelievably high returns on their interest. But believe it or not, emerging markets also [...]

203, 2017

Blockchain and Emerging Markets

From the FDIC, which insures deposits in all US banks, to the Federal Reserve, which governs the American economy, our society is built on a trusted, central authority to regulate, insure, and govern But what [...]

112, 2016

What to buy? Consumption patterns in emerging markets

It may sound counter-intuitive, but the largest consumer bases belong to the new middle class of many of the emerging economies. Consider this: Ernst and Young estimate that by 2030, in China, one billion people [...]