"I laughed when you said "dogged" - we are in Africa, and I say never forget that.
As for businesses for the global market? Keep ideas open, just because you're in this pond doesn't mean the money's from this pond too.
"Do it naturally, if you think someone's going to steal your idea (omg) then find out about the patent. If you think you can make enough progress to make a sustainable income AND evolve your idea into something better, bigger, then just keep…"
"I'm not a 'larger corproate player" but I am out there. If I count, my two cents: Post works done by freelancers that showcase their talent and dedication. Have a site, freelancers united - look at the work we've done. Amazing…"