Meet JR Kanu; builder of African businesses, and founder of Reach, a social financial management app
Features, long reads
2nd September 2016

From Engineering, to Journalism, to E-Commerce. Now, JR wants to make finance social

Introducing Payroll, a payment service tailored for SMEs by mobile payments service Paga
29th February 2016

The service targets small and medium enterprises, enabling them to process payments such as payroll, pensions and tax automatically.

Kopo Kopo Changes Focus From Payments To Micro-Lending, Announces New CEO
News, Venture Capital
1st December 2015

After raising $2.10 million in equity financing, Kenyan payments platform Kopo Kopo is pivoting its business away from the Lipa Na M-Pesa service it offers in partnership with Safaricom to focus on micro-loans to businesses. To this effect, the company has appointed a new CEO to direct the company’s growth and shift in focus. At the […]

Nest To Hold Forum On Finance And Technology At Nairobi’s iHub
Events, Series
20th November 2015

Hong Kong startup incubator Nest is hosting a panel discussion on technology and finance as part of its speaker series, dubbed #WhatsNext. The panel discussion, held in partnership with Chase Bank Kenya, will bring together key players in the finance and tech industries, with the panel sharing the challenges, advancements, adoption and application of technology […]

Why is Mara Messenger Joining the Chat Wars?
18th November 2014

The Mara Group recently released Mara Messenger, a free chat app designed for the African market. Mara is headed by Ugandan billionaire Ashish J. Thakkar, the devilishly handsome businessman and media darling that has graced the covers of many magazines over the course of the year. Mara Messenger, available on Android and BlackBerry, is a […]

Can You Replicate Virality? Between BridePrice & TakeTomorrow
14th November 2014

After the stunning success of, Access Bank hired the company behind the site – Anakle – to create their own viral phenomenon. It seems that the bank was hoping that the site (which doubles as a rather obvious data-mining tool) would spread far and wide as Nigerians of all shades would rush to calculate […]

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