Here are a few predictions of what we are likely to see in Africa in 2012
- Mobile payments. This is a given as many banks/telecoms providers already have started this, but the potential is simply massive and we will see many companies try to get a piece of the cake. I believe the ones that will make it are the ones that grasp the users both online and offline. Africa (still) needs both.
- Mobile Security and Smartphone
Hacking (is something that unfortunately is very likely to happen),
which will naturally also give space for new businesses to open
with anti-virus software for phones.
- Tons of African tech start-ups focusing on the needs of rural parts of the countries too. Social business will be a big...