The African start-ups that seem to be gaining fastest traction are those that have focused on “the plumbing”: business processes that can be both enabled and made more efficient by mobile phones. Ghana’s mPedigree Network is one of those rare start-ups that has rolled out in multiple markets and is profitable. Russell Southwood talked to mPedigree Networks Bright Simons about how it works.
On The Money is a new premium business TV Show launched in Lagos. Balancing Act’s Sylvain Beletre interviewed Michael Akindele, founding partner of JohnRhoda Enterprise, the company behind the show.
Q. What is On The Money about?
A. On The Money is a weekly 30-minute programme providing educational, leadership, management and market value to target audiences across Africa and in the diaspora.