Why the Internet is the key to expanding a business across Africa and the world.
By now you know that one of my burning passions was always to set up a business that expanded outside my own country. I remember traveling to Namibia in 1990 with a plan to set up a business there. By then I'd been in business for less than five years, and already I was thinking of international expansion. Unfortunately, it was a total fiasco!
I didn't yet have the capital or the skills to do something like that, and Africa really wasn't yet ready to receive investors from other African countries. I went back home disappointed but not dispirited. I knew that one day I would do it... and seven years later, I set up Mascom in Botswana!
The rest is history, as they say. I've now developed the capacity to set up businesses almost anywhere in the world, and it ju...Read Full Story