Move to Africa!
Wired magazine's David Rowan explains why he says "If you want to become extremely wealthy over the next five years, and you have a basic grasp of technology, here's a no-brainer: move to Africa."
Surely web entrepreneurs can only benefit from associating with fast emerging tech revolution epicentres such as those in Africa?
Full infographic from http://techloy.com/2012/02/21/is-mobile-africas-future-infographic/
African undersea cables May 2013
David Rowan continues on
wired.co.uk (echoed on
"Seriously. The internet is only now arriving, and -- with a billion people on the continent still mostly offline -- there exists a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build the next
Zyngas, eBays and Groupons for a huge untapped local market. You need only
look at the
map of huge broadband fibreoptic cables currently being laid on both east and west coasts, from Djibouti to Dakar, to understand how quickly and ambitiously an entire continent is being connected. It's like being back in 1995 again, and realising there might just be a market for an online bookshop or auction website."