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How impact investment will better enable social mobility in Africa

06th April, 2021
N’Gunu Tiny discusses social mobility in Africa and why it’s now urgent that impact investors and Governments rectify the vast gap between rich and poor. Read more.

How African businesses can unleash its ESG and sustainable investment potential

01st April, 2021

The opportunities for sustainable and impact investment in Africa due to rising global interest in ESG factors. Read More

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N'Gunu Tiny compra Forbes Portugal e vai lançar edição para a África Lusófona
N’Gunu Tiny compra Forbes Portugal e vai lançar edição para a África Lusófona

25th March, 2021
A licença de publicação da Forbes foi adquirida pela Emeral Europe, uma subsidiária do Emerald Group, holding de investimentos detida pelo advogado e empresário angolano, N’Gunu Tiny. Read more.

Emerald Group acquires Forbes Portugal; Forbes Lusophone Africa to be launched

25th March, 2021

All the Lusophone African countries will now be joined into a brand new edition of ‘Forbes Lusophone Africa’. Read More

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Emerald Group compra Forbes Portugal e lança Forbes África Lusófona
Emerald Group compra Forbes Portugal e lança Forbes África Lusófona

25th March, 2021

A Emerald detém agora “os direitos da Forbes para Angola, Cabo Verde, Guiné-Bissau, Guiné-Equatorial, Moçambique, e São Tomé e Príncipe, perspetivando uma forte aposta no mercado lusófono”. Read more.

Optime Investments passa para o Emerald Group com Pedro Cardoso ao leme

19th March, 2021

O Emerald Group concluiu esta terça-feira a aquisição de 68% do capital da Optime Investments, detendo agora a totalidade da empresa. O conselho de administração é presidido por Pedro Cardoso. Read More

Emerald Group compra totalidade da Optime Investments

19th March, 2021
A Optime Investments vai passar a ser liderada por Pedro Cardoso, antigo presidente do BNU. Read more.

Emerald Group announces acquisition of private equity firm Optime Investments

19th March, 2021

Emerald Group, through its Lisbon-based investment holding company Emerald Europe, has finalised the acquisition of a 68% stake on OPTIME INVESTMENTS – Sociedade de Capital de Risco, SA, bringing its participation to 100% of the firm’s capital. Read More

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Digital transformation in Africa and the Middle East continues to increase

18th March, 2021
N’Gunu Tiny examines the rate of digital transformation in Africa and the Middle East, with a focus on cryptocurrencies and e-governance. Read more.

Why gender diversity and social mobility in Africa have a long way to go

18th March, 2021

N’Gunu Tiny on the twin diversity areas of gender diversity and social mobility in Africa and how the continent’s energy sector must unleash its potential. . Read More

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N'Gunu Tiny - cryptocurrency in Africa
Why is cryptocurrency in Africa becoming more popular than ever?

12nd March, 2021
Africa’s complex attitude to banking and financial services is well illustrated by the surge in cryptocurrency transactions over recent years. Despite the continent’s outdated economic policies and slow regulatory changes, virtual currency is striding ahead as it’s embraced by the tech-savvy youth in Africa. Read more.

Why digitising Africa will kickstart the wider economy?

10th March, 2021

Transformative tech and social innovation expert N’Gunu Tiny on cryptocurrency in Africa and its increasing use by young, tech-savvy professionals looking for new ways to make money. Read More

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Why social entrepreneurship supports local communities throughout Africa

11th February, 2021
Transformative tech and social innovation expert N’Gunu Tiny talks about how social entrepreneurship helps communities in Africa. Read more.

Is COVID-19 an opportunity to advance social innovation?

8th February, 2021

Transformative tech and social innovation expert N’Gunu Tiny on social innovation and why COVID-19 presents an opportunity to rewrite the rules on healthcare through technology and grassroots initiatives. Read More

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Islamic finance has the potential to lead social innovation in Africa

19th January, 2021
N’Gunu Tiny, Founder and Executive Chairman at the Emerald Group looks at the advancement of Islamic finance and the massive potential opening up in Africa to take the lead on social innovation. Read more.

How the EU is leading the way for financing social innovation

5th January, 2021

Transformative tech and social innovation expert N’Gunu Tiny on the European Union’s leading initiatives for supporting and financing social innovation. Read More

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Assessing global trends in social innovation | N’Gunu Tiny
Tendências globais em Inovação Social agora que entrámos em 2021

4th January, 2021

Para o gestor e banqueiro, já está criado um ecossistema de inovação social global, mas o seu impacto coletivo sobre a pobreza, a educação, a saúde e o meio ambiente não é suficiente, como foi demonstrado pelas dificuldades económicas e de Infraestruturas que os países mais frágeis revelaram na reação à pandemia de Covid-19. Read More

Como pode o Sistema de Ensino Africano ser transformado no pós COVID-19?

29th December, 2020
Dizem que a necessidade é a mãe da invenção, e é certamente verdade que tempos de grandes desafios são, frequentemente, catalisadores de mudanças profundas. Em África, a COVID-19 tem dado um foco renovado à reforma educativa. Há uma necessidade urgente de soluções inovadoras no Sistema de Ensino Africano, e de que os Governos invistam em educação online, acessível e de alta qualidade. Read more.

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How the pandemic has changed the focus for social innovation in Africa

21st December, 2020

Transformative tech and social innovation expert N’Gunu Tiny the urgent need for investment and infrastructure policies for social innovation in Africa in the wake of the pandemic. Read More

O investimento de impacto na Europa deve ser tendência dominante

28th November, 2020
Os responsáveis políticos e investidores querem impulsionar a inovação social e o investimento de impacto como tendência dominante na Europa. Mas existem desafios. O avanço do investimento de impacto na Europa depende de como essas questões são abordadas. Read more.

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How can the African education system be transformed post COVID-19?

02nd November, 2020

Transformative technology and social innovation expert N’Gunu Tiny on the African education system and how it could be transformed for a post-pandemic future. Read More

Why social innovation in Africa is so important

21st October, 2020
The population of Africa is set to increase to 2.4 billion over the next 30 years. And across a continent that is finding itself after decades of uneven economic growth, there is an urgent need for social innovation. Read more.

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This year’s European Social Innovation Competition is to Reimagine Fashion

13th October, 2020

This year’s European Social Innovation Competition focuses on the fashion industry. As one of the most environmentally damaging and problematic industry sectors in the world, it’s encouraging to see so many entrepreneurs across Europe coming up with new ways to tackle it. Read More

Bridging Trade Globally Beyond The Middle East and Africa with Emerald Group

08th October, 2020
Empowering the Middle East and Africa (MEA) through investing in future partnerships and innovations is important. It allows the region to not only import the latest technology but also develop its own home-grown solutions. Read more.

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How is the pandemic affecting global fintech?

16th September, 2020

Emerald Group CEO N’Gunu Tiny on the pandemic and global fintech, including new opportunities and the race towards digitisation.   Read More

How blockchain funding will disrupt the games industry in Africa?

16th September, 2020
Fintech and innovate tech expert N’Gunu Tiny on the potential of blockchain funding models to transform the global gaming industry and the games industry in Africa. Read more.

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N'gunu Tiny - Impact Investor Is Banking on the Truth
Impact Investor Is Banking on the Truth

August 28th, 2020

N’Gunu Tiny, an impact financier, invested in Poligrafo, a fact-checking enterprise that helped debunk several pandemic-related myths this year.   Read More

What’s the future of cryptocurrency and blockchain?

12th August, 2020
Investor and fintech expert N’Gunu Tiny analyses the near and long-term future of cryptocurrency and associated blockchain technology, including institutional investors, stablecoins and market volatility. Read more.

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How COVID-19 is affecting the African banking sector

August 11th, 2020

N’Gunu Tiny, CEO of the Emerald Group discusses the impact COVID-19 is having on the African banking sector and why digitisation could be the answer.   Read More

N´Gunu Tiny: o “menino de ouro” angolano das finanças

July 28, 2020
N’Gunu Tiny recebeu o epíteto de “menino de ouro” das finanças após ter fechado uma parceria com um membro da família real do Abu Dhabi. Lidera o Emerald Group e é sócio de José Maria Ricciardi e Jorge Tomé na Optimal Investments.  Read more on Jornal de Negócios and Tekdeeps.

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How the pandemic is creating new opportunities for fintech

July 28, 2020

Digital solutions will be in even more demand due to the ramifications of the pandemic, including distributed working and the need to cut costs. Could fintech lead innovation into a new normal? Read More

Point of view: The importance of Ethics and Morals in Banking

July 11, 2020
Every recession has its poster child of immoral and unethical practices. We had Bernie Madoff exposed during the 2008 ‘Financial Crisis’, and currently WireCard’s Marcus Braun are all over the headlines. Both are examples of why Ethics is vital for the Financial Services sector and why it must be led from the top down. Read More

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How DLT and Blockchain underpin the Fourth Industrial Revolution

July 03, 2020
Investor, fintech expert and CEO of Emerald Group N’Gunu Tiny on the technological advances that have led to blockchain, distributed ledger technology and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  Read More

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Golden boy of Angolan finance N’Gunu Tiny adds Emirati string to his bow

June 05, 2020

Sheikh Hamad Al Nahyan has become the new business partner of Angolan financier and ex-minister’s son N’Gunu Tiny.  Read More or view the PDF version of English and French.

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N’Gunu Tiny On The Fintechs Offering Free Tech To Banks During Coronavirus

June 02, 2020

Times of crisis and challenge bring out the best in many individuals. And during the COVID-19 pandemic, the fintech sector is proving its ability to empathize with clients, consumers and customers by offering free tech to banks and financial institutions.  Read More

How COVID-19 is affecting the fintech sector around the world?

May 01, 2020
Investor and fintech expert N’Gunu Tiny on how COVID-19 is affecting the fintech sector, and how slower financial services businesses are working with fintech to digitally enhance their services.  Read More

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Emerald partners with HH Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Mohamed Al Nahyan to develop infrastructure and finance in Africa

April 26, 2020
The Emerald Group announced its strategic partnership with Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Mohamed Al Nahyan’s Personal Office, the Department of Projects.  Read More

A guide to impact investing and its increase among mainstream investors

April 07, 2020
Investor and fintech expert N’Gunu Tiny on the importance of impact investing in a world that needs to balance business and society more than ever before. Including analysis of the difference impact investment makes to financial inclusion.   Read More

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Digital banking as the answer for Africa’s financial inclusion

April 07, 2020
Digital banking in Africa is becoming much more widespread, with start-ups challenging traditional financial institutions for consumer share. And financial inclusion is a term used a lot in the media when it comes to discussing accessible finance in Africa.  Read More

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What’s The Future of Blockchain Technology?

March 17, 2020
Investor and fintech expert N’Gunu Tiny on the future of blockchain technology and its revolutionary potential, including how it works, why it’s popular and real-world uses of blockchain tech.   Read More

Does Bitcoin hold any value as an investment

March 11, 2020
Blockchain may have leapt from concept to reality with the launch of Bitcoin (BTC) in 2009, but it took me slightly longer to get on board as an investor. I began following Bitcoin from afar in 2015 as a tradable asset but felt it too early and regulations too unclear to remove the risks associated with trading it.   Read More

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Empowering women in Africa through microfinancing

January 16, 2020
Technology is changing the world of finance by encouraging innovation in the sector and creating new ways of thinking. In Africa, it is helping to tackle gender inequality by creating opportunities for equal and fair access to banking services and the development of regional and local communities.     Read More

The future of African Banking and the impact of mobile money

January 6, 2020
Technology is changing the world of finance at a staggering pace and Africa is quietly leading the way in mainstream adoption. General infrastructure has been a historical deterrent to the dissemination of financial services in the continent, which made for a largely unbaked population. Today that represents a unique opportunity both businesswise and to social development.             Read More

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The Basics of the African banking market, by N’Gunu Tiny
The Basics of the African banking market

October 27, 2019
The Banking market is changing rapidly across the globe, from a technology and product perspective. Like most markets, Africa has clearly defined segments, but also a large population expected to enter the banking market in the coming years.  Read More

Fintech and the power of Financial Inclusion in the developing world

August 14, 2018
The industrial revolution was a revelation for many countries whose economies were able to advance at speeds not seen before. An unfortunate side effect of this was that the disparity between growth in the developed world and growth in the developing world…….  Read More

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N'Gunu Tiny - The helping hand of FinTech in the world of SME’s
The helping hand of FinTech in the world of SME’s

August 05, 2018
FinTech is changing the rules for Small to medium sized enterprises. Whilst the definition of a small to medium enterprise varies depending on where you are in the world, general consensus underlines the great importance they play to the overall state of the global economy. Read More

Understanding: Fintech, an Entrepreneurial View

May 31, 2018
It is probably a good start to outline what Fintech is exactly, as you may have heard the term, but never really had the chance to understand the immense impact it has on our everyday lives.  Read More

N'gunu Tiny - Understanding: Fintech, an Entrepreneurial View