Tom Jackson
UGANDA
Uganda's 2ambale targets millennials with speedy e-commerce platform

Uganda's 2ambale targets millennials with speedy e-commerce platform[Tom Jackson] Ugandan e-commerce startup 2ambale is targeting people between the ages of 21 and 35 with its mobile app, which promises deliveries of orders within one hour...

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
Kenyan e-commerce startup Sokowatch raises $2m seed round

Kenyan e-commerce startup Sokowatch raises $2m seed round[Tom Jackson] Kenyan B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has closed a $2 million seed round to further expand its customer base across East Africa while also piloting additional value-added services for shops...

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
Kenya's Sip simplifies drinks distribution in Nairobi

Kenya's Sip simplifies drinks distribution in Nairobi[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup Sip is simplifying the distribution of alcoholic beverages in the country's capital, and is eyeing growth in the B2B space...

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KENYA
Kenyan startup Tanda launches inventory-management solution

Kenyan startup Tanda launches inventory-management solution[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup Tanda, which makes it easier to run a shop by allowing shop owners to order and manage their inventory, has formally launched after a four-month pilot...

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KENYA
Kenya's Wagon Shopping posts strong growth as it seeks funding

Kenya's Wagon Shopping posts strong growth as it seeks funding[Tom Jackson] Kenyan e-commerce startup Wagon Shopping processed KES405,000 ($4,000) worth of orders in the first quarter of this year, up 675% from last year, as it positions itself for a funding round...

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KENYA
Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing[Tom Jackson] Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system...

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KENYA
Kenya's MoBar Delivery brings alcohol to your door

Kenya's MoBar Delivery brings alcohol to your door[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup MoBar Delivery is connecting consumers with suppliers via couriers using a mobile app, streamlining and simplifying distribution of goods, starting with alcohol...

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EAST AFRICA
Kenya's Sokowatch to expand after revenue growth

Kenya's Sokowatch to expand after revenue growth[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup Sokowatch, a mobile-based ordering and delivery network for small shops, has revealed plans to expand to Mombasa in the third quarter of this year...

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