The Wealth of Nations
Who’s wealthier, a Maasai elder or your average American?
Brief thoughts on the rise of the intangible economy
A Quick Take on Farhad Manjoo’s Piece About the Public / Private Market Conundrum
Farhad Manjoo has a thought-provoking piece on tech companies staying private. This is a dynamic that Benedict Anderson recently highlighted in an Andreessen Horowitz presentation on the state of U.S. Venture Capital / Tech Funding that deservedly generated a lot of buzz (see: US Tech Funding). Both are worth reading if you’re into these sorts…
Lagos: Reflections on the Epicenter of the Frontier Market Phenomenon
Nigeria is not a great country. It is one of the most disorderly nations in the world. It is one of the most corrupt, insensitive, inefficient places under the sun … It is dirty, callous, noisy, ostentatious, dishonest and vulgar. In short, it is among the most unpleasant places on earth!1 It’s dirty and an…