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Kian Moini
-Kian Moini is one of two co-founders at Lamudi, a global online real estate platform, available in 28 emerging markets worldwide.

- Kian has extensive experience in the business world and prior to working at Lamudi, he worked at McKinsey & Company as a Senior Associate in Berlin.

- Kian has expert knowledge in real estate, entrepreneurship and management, and the startup industry.

Entries by Kian Moini

How Is Urbanization in Africa Affecting Real Estate?

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 4:49 AM

According to the United Nations, by 2030, Africa and Asia will have higher numbers of urban dwellers than any other major area of the world. This rapid urbanization is affecting many cities in Africa, where the working population is young, increasingly affluent, educated and career-focused; as the younger population has...

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Why Are Businesses Shifting Focus to Emerging Markets?

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 9:40 AM

In 2013, McKinsey & Company predicted that by 2025 almost 230 Fortune Global 500 companies would be based in cities in the emerging markets. Whilst I can't yet comment on whether this prediction is likely to come true, it is interesting to look at how companies are shifting...

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The Role of the Internet in Real Estate

(2) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 2:29 PM

Working in over 30 emerging markets, and having had the opportunity to visit many of these countries in recent months, I have noticed that the role of the Internet is changing. It is evident that across the emerging markets, an increasing number of people are switching online every year. The...

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How Are Oil Prices Affecting Nigerian Real Estate?

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 11:35 AM

Changes in oil prices and the devaluation of the Naira have had a significant impact on the Nigerian economy. With a 70 percent dependency on crude oil for external revenue, the drop in world oil prices is now affecting the Nigerian business space. The question is, how is the fall...

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Why Are Entrepreneurs Better Managers Than Management Consultants and Investment Bankers?

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 5:06 PM

What makes you the manager you are? The type of manager you are is a reflection of your personal character, combined with how you have been told a manager should work and act. But how much does personal character vs. preconception define your management style? This depends on how critical...

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