E-commerce is a rapidly growing market in many emerging and frontier markets, and in many ways Vietnam is at the forefront of this growth. Emerging Frontiers's Daniel Workman recently spoke with a Louisiana-born entrepreneur that moved to Vietnam and is the founder of Taembe.com, an e-commerce site focused towards infants and toddlers.
In spite of an unstable political environment, a brutal insurgency, and falling oil prices, Nigeria's tech startup scene is thriving.
In the first of a three-part series, Kevin Virgil reviews the ongoing economic standoff in Greece and the Ukrainian civil war, and how these events are converging to launch what will be known as the Second Cold War.
Suha Najjar of Akkadia Partners provides a macro quantative perspective on how the Iraqi economy is faring and its prospects moving forward.
It can cost up to a tenth of the average income to simply charge a cellular phone in Sub-Saharan Africa. With mobile tech becoming ever more important to the lives of individuals in the developing world, startups based in Israel and Africa are working to introduce low cost options to power the mobile revolution.
Large technology companies are developing long-term growth strategies that are reliant on expanding access to the internet in frontier and emerging markets.
Felix Abt joins Emerging Frontiers to discuss his seven years spent living and working in North Korea as a businessman and founder of the Pyongyang Business School
Nairobi-based social enterprise Totohealth is providing parents of infants in under-served communities in Africa with important health related information through cellular telephones.
Over one billion people around the world lack access to mobile networks in rural and under-served communities around the world. Endaga, a start-up our of California, is working to bring the remaining billion into the global economy.
Dulindra Fernando of Ceylon Asset Management provides an expert take of the commercial implications of Sri Lanka's surprise election results that saw incumbent President Rajapakse lose to challenger Maithripala Sirisena.