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All posts by Marc Herson

  • Why South Africa needs patient ‘co-opetition’ between venture investors

    A couple of weeks ago Ventureburn asked Marc Herson of mobile social network 2go, what the South African startup tech ecosystem needed, especially its Venture Capital ecosystem. This ecosystem is quite young but it's a very active one and people are getting excited about Africa. In last few months we have explored a lot on South Africa's tech ecosystem as well some funding dilemmas that the country's startups face. Herson, a former VC partner at Hasso Plattner Ventures Africa, gave us the following response about what South Africa needs to have a healthy tech ecosystem. -- Editor ...