Silicon Savanna? Local Competence Building and International Venture Capital in Low Income Countries.: The Emergence of Foreign High-Tech Investments in Kenya

@inproceedings{Hain2015SiliconSL,
  title={Silicon Savanna? Local Competence Building and International Venture Capital in Low Income Countries.: The Emergence of Foreign High-Tech Investments in Kenya},
  author={Daniel S. Hain and Roman Jurowetzki},
  year={2015}
}
With the beginning of the current decade, Africa’s emergence appears to be a new consensus. In contrast to investments earlier this centure, which had mostly aid-characteristics, we nowadays see some flourishing investment hubs emerging – such as Nairobi in Kenya and Lagos in Nigeria – attracting the attention of global growth-oriented tech-investors.This development is pioneered by a number of silicon valley venture capitalists. That such investments finally arrived in sub-Saharan Africa is a… CONTINUE READING