Ygor Francisco


Diploma in Financial Strategy


South Africa



Ygor Francisco is CoFounder & CEO at SoicalAI, South Africa which was created to leverage AI to solve global social problems in marketplaces. Founder & CEO of The Newness, a crowd-funded innovation lab. He is also Head of Group Strategy, Research and Business Development at Viacom International Media Networks Africa and Head of Strategy at MTV Networks Africa. Ygor specialises in Econometrics; Statistics; Data Analysis and Manipulation; Competition theory; Business Strategy; Strategy Consulting.

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Posted by: on April 10, 2019

Funded by Strategy

Admittedly I have long loved ‘Strategy’. Though I had never formally studied the subject; I was drawn to its wisdom and economics. As a young practising micro-economist, I would read Porters papers in awe. I yearned for that kind of wisdom: that clarity in judgement; that ease in explanation. If only I could touch that […]

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