Tag: frontier markets

Iraq: A View from the Inside Out

Today I bring you insights from Kevin Virgil, an ex army ranger, and the founder and managing director of Frontera news an emerging markets news portal. Once again, Iraq is in the news. The Western media has interrupted its 24-hour Kardashian coverage to bring stories of fearsome insurgents who appeared

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An App for Your Country?

The world’s gone “tech crazy” once again. ZeroHedge.com recently ran a great article showing the buying spree in the new “Dotcoms.” I’ve nicked the graphic they used in the article, which so eloquently shows the timeline in the current round of acquisitions: In the spirit of educating myself about the

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Beer… It’s Not Just for Breakfast!

It’s one of the world’s oldest beverages. Brewed by the average man to stave off waterborne disease in the Dark Ages and peddled by European monasteries, today beer is a $104 Billion dollar industry comprised of many thousands of breweries, ranging from commercial to backyard. We know beer is a

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On the Ground in Mozambique

Our friend Kevin Virgil from Pathfinder Capital recently returned from a sojourn to Mozambique. Africa is a place that interests us in general. Mozambique in particular holds appeal for agricultural investment. To that end we have been exploring opportunities with Kevin and his team. Kevin just put out a note

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