How quality of revenue can make or break your business

Not all revenue is good (enough) revenue This article will be part of a series  where we’ll elaborate on concepts that have less coverage on the local VC market. Examples of such concepts are “quality of revenue”, “venture returns”, “vested interests”. We, at EGV, hope this behind-the-scenes look will help founders be better prepared to…

Investment thesis: Infrastructure for tech innovation

When it comes to tech innovation, we constantly see a “chicken and egg problem” in emerging markets. In this article, we share our thoughts on what the role of VCs should be in building future tech ecosystems. The root of all evil for tech innovation Vicious cycles are endemic in emerging ecosystems — they are…

Gut feeling

On risks versus uncertainty I’ve been on a panel recently and the moderator asked about how we assess risks when making an investment decision. Some of the other VCs in the panel gave technical explanations, talked about valuations and investment criteria. Of course, they were right. But I also think it’s about gut feeling. Matt…