Report: Internet Investors Worried About South African Regulation

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

South African investors believe regulatory policy is inhibiting investment in Internet companies.

This is according to the 2016 Fifth Era Report – The Impact of Internet Regulations on Investment – launched in Johannesburg today.

The survey, commissioned by Google, found 100% of South African Internet investors believe the legal environment had a negative impact on their investing activities.

Fifth Era surveyed 475 investors in 15 countries to assess the degree to which the future legal environment might impact their investments in Internet companies. In Africa, 60 investors were polled inNigeria and SA, 31 of which came from SA.

Source: ITWeb (link opens in a new window)

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