Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers
With knowledge comes power. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful way to harness data into knowledge and into action. For financial services providers in Africa, the real value of AI and its forms, such as machine learning, lies in practical … Continue reading →
Hitting the Sweet Spot: What Do Small Merchants Need to Survive and Grow Their Business?
MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium enterprises) need capital. They need startup capital, they need expansion capital and they also need working capital to manage their day-to-day operations. The small merchants in Africa that we’ve been researching at FIBR, these shopkeepers, … Continue reading →
WEBINAR: HOW CAN SMALL MERCHANTS GET THE MOST OUT OF E-COMMERCE USING SUPERPLATFORMS?
Small merchants in emerging markets are increasingly adopting digital commerce to expand their customer base and market their goods and services on online marketplaces. These merchants are using digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Jumia and WhatsApp to promote their … Continue reading →
Visiting a Merchant Shop in Kibera in VR
An Immersive Experience with Informal Retailers in Africa Produced and Developed by: Abi Steinberg, Videographer and Director: Adam Wiseman Previously, we wrote about a day in the life of small merchants in Africa and what it is like … Continue reading →