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Impact Investing: The Different Perspectives

I am writing this as I travel back from Chicago in the US after attending a two day conference of the leading faculty in the world in the area of Impact Investing and all other terms that are close to it, i.e. responsible finance, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility etc. Impact investing refers to a …

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Life In The FAST Lane: Financial Modelling Competition Winners

James Wambua a 4th year Business and Finance student at University of Nairobi was walking on campus grounds heading to his dorms when a friend asked to borrow his laptop and for help carrying speakers. He helped carry the sound equipment to the meeting room, set up and then decided to sit in and find …

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Interest Rate Capping and Credit Flow to Private Sector

In this article we would like to add our opinion to the many that are already in place on the rate cap and what actions need to be taken going forward. This, especially taking into account news indicating that the rate cap has not had the desired effect, increased uptake of credit by the private …

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Can You Make It Do What You Want It To?

Can you bend a spoon with your mind? Can you eat a frog? Better yet, can you make a living frog appear from your mouth as if swallowed earlier? Guess what? David Blaine just did it here. Who is David Blaine? Let me Google that for you… This post is not about magic. It’s about …

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Musings from an Angel Investor: What can we learn from Nigeria?

What can Kenya learn from the Nigeria entrepreneurial ecosystem?

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Vehicle to Grid Technology – My Ideal Vision 2030

Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Power will allow my electric vehicle to power and be powered by the grid.

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There is no Excel money!

A financial modellers role is essential in problem solving.

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Mindset

What mindset do you have?

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Valuation

"The purpose of this blog post is not to make you a valuation guru but rather to help you identify when you should be in doubt of a business valuation."

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Unreasonable East Africa

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. ~ George Bernard Shaw Unreasonable East Africa was started in 2013, aiming to develop the East African economy by supporting the growth of early stage impact entrepreneurs. …

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