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Equity Crowdfunding to Allow Easy Investment in African Start-ups

Equity crowdfunding is presenting an opportunity for businesses to grow their market without putting all their cash and savings into investments. Existing hurdles that inhibit the ability of the average Black American to invest in African businesses have been eliminated. Now, Equity crowdfunding allows any American adult to invest in any business (including start-ups) with […]


On numerous occasions I’ve been asked what makes a strong brand. An immediate response is the company’s founders. Without a visionary founding, an organisation is soulless. The essence of the organisation is thus built around the vision and mission of its founders when the organisation is established. It is also important for me to mention […]

Learning while working in the modern business environment; Do you know your LQ?

What does your Learnability Quotient say about you? Today’s workforce is more knowledgeable, diverse, and empowered than ever. This also means that there is more pressure on employees and job seekers to constantly be learning, up-skilling and challenging themselves. This highlights the importance of learnability in today’s workforce, which can be defined as the desire […]

The Debt Bubble Is About To Burst

The house of cards of the world economies continues to collapse. The problems of Greece and Cyprus are just the beginning of a global trend. Public debt may soon flatten everything in its path like a huge snowball. State debts are continuing to grow and, according to the latest estimates, it is becoming more and […]

Yahoo! Officially Acquires Tumblr For $1.1 Billion | African Business News says

updated article for 2020 We all have heard of Tumblr. No, we are not talking about tumblr dryer. We are talking about Tumblr, the popular microblogging site. Not too long ago, the board of directors of this famous site planned to function the site as an independent business. Tumblr was planning to go commercial from […]

3rd Annual LNG Terminals & Distribution 1-4 July 2013

Event Title: 3rd Annual LNG Terminals & Distribution Date: 1-4 July 2013 Location: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore Website: IBC Asia’s LNG Terminals & Distribution conference focuses on the latest LNG regasification terminal projects, innovative LNG distribution solutions,new LNG technology and fundamentalLNG operational and maintenance strategies for the long term sustainability of Asia’s LNG market. It is […]

9th SugarWorld ASIA Summit in Yangon on 28-30 April, 2013

International experts at the 9th SugarWorld ASIA Summit in Yangon on 28-30 April, 2013 will take a broad view on global sugar outlook, starting from world’s leading sugar producer, Brazil, before zooming into Asia’s market such as Philippines, Cambodia and China.   Currently, global sugar prices are weak and cheaper imports in the international playground […]

6th Annual FLNG Asia 2013. 20-23 May 2013

Event Listing – FLNG Asia (MS Word) Event Title: 6th Annual FLNG Asia 2013 Date: 20-23 May 2013 Location: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore Website: FLNG offers the most technologically innovative and cost-efficient LNG production facility. There is not one single terminal or vessel in use as yet, but a number of players, such […]

7th Annual Asia Mining Partnering Forum 2013

  June 6-7 | 2013 Beijing, China   Growing optimism in the mining industry and strong demand fundamentals are spurring the industry’s resurgence. As the outlook for the mining industry is increasingly positive, companies are taking definitive action on capital projects and mergers and acquisitions. Yet if demand outstrips supply – particularly as demand surges […]

‘Dubai Woodshow 2013’ grows 35% and will kick off with over 550 global exhibitors

From 9th to 11th April 2013   The show is set to provide hardwoods and softwoods from over 40 countries   About WoodShow Dubai 2013’: ‘Dubai International Wood and Wood Products Show 2013’ is focused on generating business for its participants by initiating transactional sales and boosting the confidence of the manufacturers and traders. It […]

The “Annual Investment Meeting” opens doors to investments in 80 countries

  Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Organized by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade: The “Annual Investment Meeting” opens doors to investments in 80 countries and gathers 5000 investors Lubna Al Qasimi: this meeting is in line with the […]

More than 400 smart grid vendors vying for $66bn emerging markets opportunity

WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — Across 35 emerging market countries, there are more than 400 vendors vying for the more than $66 billion smart grid market opportunity by 2023. Among these 400 vendors, the number of local-based vendors active in smart grid projects currently exceeds the number of large international vendors, signaling an opening up of the […]

M2M Market: Machine to Machine Solutions and Strategies Analyzed in Research Reports

Industry forecast reports on machine to machine market covering wireless M2M opportunities, IoT, M2M communication, strategic alliances in M2M ecosystem and more. DALLAS /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Despite its low ARPU, the wireless M2M market has become a key focus of many mobile network operators as their traditional voice and data markets become saturated. At the same […]

Mobile 3D Market Growth Driven by 3D-Enabled Smart Phones & Tablets

The report “3D Mobile Market: Global Advancements, Business Models, Technology Roadmap, Forecasts & Analysis (2013 – 2018)” segments the industry by mobile devices, device components, applications, and Geographies. Revenue and shipment market is provided for all the segments as well. DALLAS, Feb., 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The past decade witnessed a giant leap in the entertainment […]

Turkey Emerging as Favored Destination for Power Sector Investments: Kuick Research

  Investment friendly policies driving private sector investments into Turkey Power Sector. Delhi, India, July 15, 2012 –(– The Turkish power sector has just crossed over the milestone of 50 GW cumulated installed capacity and is already gearing up for more. A recent report “Turkey Power Sector Outlook 2016” published by Kuick Research, takes a […]