Earlier this week on Wednesday saw the 76th anniversary of the country’s annexation by Mussolini’s Italy… on the same day that the World Economic Forum on Africa opened in the country’s capital, Addis Ababa. It seems a propitious week to explore how things have changed for Africa’s second-most populous country. Continue reading
While LinkedIn sits comfortably on its pile of money after this year’s IPO, other companies in the space are challenging its hegemony by targeting markets where LinkedIn is weak.
One such company is Viadeo, sometimes referred to as the ‘French LinkedIn’. It announced at today’s TechCrunch Disrupt in Beijing that it now has 40 million members, and expanding in China after acquiring leading Chinese professional social network Tianji in 2009. Continue reading