Mark Zuckerberg’s year of books: The essential points from Why Nations Fail

The Next Web

Riddle me this: Why has Botswana, a landlocked country in the south of Africa, become one of the fastest-growing countries in the world, while other African nations — Zimbabwe, the Congo and Sierra Leone among them — remain caught in a miasma of violence and poverty?

SWOT Analysis Examples

Up and Running

Sedibeng Breweries is a medium-scale brewery located in the growing industrial center of Selebi Phikwe, Botswana. Editor’s note: This article was updated in November of 2017. One of the best ways to prepare to conduct a SWOT analysis is to use examples for help and inspiration.

Apple Has Loads of Cash. Which Start-ups Might it Snatch Up?

Inc Startups

That's more than three times the GDP of Botswana. Apple could make a huge acquisition. But entrepreneurs have an exit opportunity there, too. Here are some start-ups that may be on Apple's radar. Apple has a treasure trove so large it staggers the human imagination: $117 billion in cash.

Even in $19 Billion Deals, Money Isn't Everything

Inc Startups

In Botswana alone there were 16 social messaging apps). Facebook''s landmark acquisition of WhatsApp is a reminder that alignment between buyer and seller is often as important as a deal''s on-paper value.

The Talented Mr. Ridley

Growthink Blog

He points to the inspiring example of Botswana, where a hard-earned culture of property rights and rule of law have fueled economic growth rates to rival the highest-flying Asian Tiger. Arguably the best book ever written on the power of entrepreneurial capitalism - The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley - should be required reading by anyone interested in protecting and defending the free enterprise way of life.