Frontier Capitalism Documentary – Cowboy Capitalists
I know you guys like the frontier capitalism material, so here’s a documentary about another adventurer who travels far away to start a business. Hit the expand icon in the bottom right corner for full screen viewing and escape to exit it. Check the tag cloud for other posts on the topic.
For maverick entrepreneur Ian Cox, Africa is the last frontier of free enterprise. The former small-time hustler has been busting his ass on the continent for years, selling and moving merchandise. In 2012 he nabbed a lucrative United Nations contract to transport equipment from South Africa to South Sudan, a country on many countries’ embargo list. The other problem: the journey north entails passing through countless checkpoints and dealing with bribe-happy officials and their nonsensical paperwork and regulations.