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Munyaradzi  Dodo

Head of New Media, Celebration Church

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How can Africa develop faster?

Africa has more natural resources than any other continent but only contributes 1% of the global GDP.

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    Jun 3 2011: Equitymarket 3.0 is an online industry network to facilitate collaboration and distribute information amongst companies, advisers and investors in the equity market and bridge the “middle gap” in developing countries. An online industry network could service the “missing middle” and lower transaction costs, deepen capital markets and catalyze capital and make a rapid contribution to economic development of developing countries, including Africa. It would connect companies, advisers and investors in the 1st and 3rd world and provide a virtual platform for finding, analysing and monitoring investments in Africa.

    The Equity Market online network is a Web 3.0 online network (or Facebook) which allows companies, advisers and investors to see straight through the market and collectively self-publish, match, learn, validate and consume 20+ types of equity market content in hours (not months). It is a platform for a global market. It provides a costless and immediate means to distribute information, facilitate collaboration, exchange content and facilitate transactions. The system provides applications to enable companies, advisers and investors to do what they do everyday in an open, transparent internet platform. Content includes Profiles (companies, advisers and investors, countries, industries), Classifieds (Research, M&A, Investment, Employment, Project, IPO / Bookbuild, Events) and News (Audio, Video, Blog, Article, Announcement, Report, Pictures).

    Benefits
    * global market: companies advisers and investors can participate in a global capital and labour market
    * reduce poverty in the Third Worldby fueling the growth of SME’s in the Third World and earn income from remote services (Microequity 3.0)
    * expand labour pool: deliver surplus labour in the Third World to satisfy a shortage of labour in the First World

    Additional information is available http://www.marcuscake.com/economic-development and http://www.marcuscake.com/equity-market

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