Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. And why should these transactions cost the poor more than they cost the wealthy? I last went to Burma in 2007. We live in strange times, and sometimes it seems that the world is spinning backwards.

Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. And why should these transactions cost the poor more than they cost the wealthy? I last went to Burma in 2007. We live in strange times, and sometimes it seems that the world is spinning backwards.

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Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. And why should these transactions cost the poor more than they cost the wealthy? I last went to Burma in 2007. Uncategorized Burma emerging markets fintech globalization mobile smartphones social impact Venture Capital

5 historic billboard campaigns (or everything old is new again)!

crowdSPRING Blog

Burma Shave highway signs (1925). Shoot the brute some… Burma-Shave! Through the power of this advertising tactic, Burma Shave would become the second highest selling brand of shaving cream on the market. Within this vale… Of toil… And sin… Your head grows bald… But not your chin… use… Burma-Shave! Listen birds… These signs cost… Money… So roost a while… But don’t get funny… Burma-Shave!

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