Billionaire Vinod Khosla made bucketloads of money on the SKS IPO. Rather than take his money and exit, his new fund will recycle the initial social investment capital into a new, high-risk sector: firms serving the base of the pyramid. What does this tell us about the evolution of the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) sector?
Investors and potential investors in Africa gathered in Dar es Salaam in May for the World Economic Forum on Africa. I was privileged to speak with a few individuals addressing these issues in Africa, and asked each of them, "Tell me about innovation, design, women and/or technology in Africa." Here are some of their responses.
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