In Africa, necessity is the mother of innovation. Technology journalist Toby Shapshak describes how life without high-tech digital gadgetry is turning Africa into an innovation gold mine and Africans into the avant-garde problem solvers of the world. getAbstract recommends Shapshak’s compelling, counterintuitive lecture to global investors, venture capitalists and anyone seeking the next big thing.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why African technology is, by definition, “real innovation”;
- How a lack of electricity drives innovation; and
- How African innovators are solving the world’s problems.
About the Speaker
Toby Shapshak is a technology and innovation journalist. As Stuff magazine’s editor and publisher, Shapshak provides a voice for African innovation on the global market.