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Be inspired by emerging market innovations - Africa

Can African tech entrepreneurs' constraints, approaches and innovations can offer valuable insights for web entrepreneurs in other contexts?

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  • Herman Chinery-Hesse shares his views on the challenges, trends and opportunities in Africa's IT field on CNN's African Voices.


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Sheldon & others – you might also be interested in this interview I did on Emeka Okafor from the Maker Faire Africa team for Design Observer: http://changeobserver.designobserver.com/feature/tinkers-hackers-farmers-crafters/14908/

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Vivek Wadhwa adds more emerging market inspiration by explaining "Why the next Mark Zuckerberg may come from Brazil."

http://venturebeat.com/2012/03/27/startups-in-brazil/

He describes "a significant evolution in entrepreneurial culture" in emerging market countries over the past five years, where "networking groups are emerging, and entrepreneurs are becoming more open."