The world is slowly grinding to a halt, at least physically, as COVID-19 continues to make its round across the globe. Confirmed cases are rapidly approaching half a million. On the continent, Africa’s largest economy has seen a rapid climb in number of cases in the last week and has recorded its first fatality from […]
Sendy, a Kenyan startup that facilitates on-demand delivery services, has closed a $20 million Series B round, TechCrunch reports. Founded in 2015 by Meshack Alloys, Evanson Biwott, Don Okoth, and Malaika Judd, Sendy is an online platform for connecting entities (people and companies) who need to move goods, with willing movers. Vehicle owners can become […]
Jumia and Transsion, two of Africa’s largest tech businesses had their IPOs in 2019. But their fortunes have largely gone in opposite directions since.
WumDrop has emerged winner of the 4th MTN Business App of the year challenge, winning the US$15,570 top prize at the event that held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Developed by Benjamin Claassen and Muneeb Samuels, WumDrop is a courier application that allows users send any package anywhere, and with a click of a button. The […]
Zaposta will now combine services of the merging companies; e-commerce and logistics.