Is Africa a good place to start a business?

Africa is experiencing a technology boom: the rapid penetration of Internet and mobile technologies make this region more and more interesting for IT entrepreneurs, despite the specificity and heterogeneity of the market. IT in Africa The African continent is a large market, as well as a source of direct accessContinue Reading

MENA entrepreneurship gets a flying start in 2022

CAIRO: The Middle East and North Africa region is on its way to becoming the next Silicon Valley, with venture capital and startup activity rising annually. Last year, the funding ecosystem saw massive growth compared to previous years, thanks to the region’s inspiring entrepreneurial talent. It witnessed Saudi Arabia, theContinue Reading

Governor Hochul Announces Start of Adult-Use Cannabis Retail Sales

Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that sales of legal, regulated adult-use cannabis will start on December 29 at a dispensary in Manhattan, operated by Housing Works, the nation’s largest minority-controlled HIV/AIDS service organization and largest community-based HIV/AIDS service organization. The non-profit, based in New York City, operates a range ofContinue Reading

A businessman holds a key, his open flip-top head exposing a light bulb in birdcage.

This article was co-authored by Duke Dyksterhouse, an Associate at Metis Strategy. A lobby television isn’t all that uncommon or remarkable for a $4.5-billion-dollar company, but what’s on the 85-inch screen in the lobby of Generac’s headquarters certainly is. Rather than the predictable advertisements or staged photos featuring happy employees,Continue Reading