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Predictions for 2018 – What the investors said

We’re into a new year, and it’s time to get to work. But what does 2018 have in store for us? Disrupt Africa asked investors from around the continent to give us their predictions for the ecosystem this coming year… here’s what they said. There will be more action.”Yele Bademosi, founder and managing partner, Microtraction:“I’m not one to try to predict the future but I hope to see a lot more angel and early stage funds being created across the continent in 2018, and unlike accelerators or incubators, this will give rise to more collaboration amongst investors, as they will co-investing alongside each other similar to the early days of venture in the late 70s and early 80s in the US.”Paul Cook, managing director, Silvertree Internet Holdings:“I think insuretech will be a growing focus. Omnichannel will also be increasingly important in the e-commerce space, with both traditional retailers and online retailers meeting in the middle.”

Source: The North Africa Journal January 02, 2018 07:41 UTC