History, Politics, Economy and Startups in Ethiopia.

  • political climate: hostile;
  • economic climate: not friendly;
  • regions to focus: locally;
  • industries to focus: e-services;
  • major limitations: government politics, prohibitive legislation, absence of basic telecommunication infrastructure, very poor population, no seed or VC financing available;
  • opportunities: no competition, a lot of open market opportunities.



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