Investment Strategy

Investments in targeted clusters and in specific firms
on the maturity matrix

  • Emerging financial services:
    • Payments
    • Financial inclusion
    • Mobile
    • Channel extension

  • Innovation research advisory
  • Telecommunications
  • It growth sectors:
    • Application integration
    • Unstructured data and knowledge management
    • Information security
    • Enterprise Google solutions

  • Engineering:
    • System integration in the automation industry
    • Maintenance management
    • Programme management services

Investments in firms at targeted levels of maturity

  • Start-ups:
    • Origination services
    • Financial services
    • Innovation laboratory TIL – The Innovation Laboratory @ GIBS)
    • Money transfers (Cellcoin)

  • Mature high growth firms:
    • Channel extensions
    • Origination services
    • Information security
    • Payment switching
    • Unstructured data management (Optim8)
    • Innovation advisory (Riis)
    • Fuel retailing
    • Mobile phone airtime retailing

  • JV's:
    • Maintenance management
    • Application integration