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Liquid Telecom is an independent data, voice, and IP provider that is committed to building Africa’s digital future. Read more
M-kopa is a clean-energy startup that provides low-income homes with affordable asset financing for connected solar technology and other life-changing products and services. Read more
Kopo Kopo is a US-based company that offers solutions to help businesses grow and prosper through payments. Read more
Twiga Foods is a business-to-business marketplace platform that sources produce directly from farmers and delivers it to urban retailers. Read more
CoinAfrique is a mobile application which classifieds ads platform connects online sellers and buyers in 16 African countries. Read more
Bayport Management Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides retail financial services in the Republic of Mauritius and internationally. Read more
CSquared builds metro fiber and Wi-Fi networks to help local providers connect more people to the Internet and each other Read more
Cytonn Investments is an investment and real estate company. Read more
Apollo Agriculture's mission is to deliver modern farming everywhere Read more
Copia Global provides a consumer catalog order and delivery system intended to serve consumers in the developing world. Read more
Komaza is a tech-driven sustainable forestry company revolutionizing the wood industry. Read more
Cellulant is a leading multinational payments company in Africa on a mission to digitize payments for Africa's largest economies. Read more
CoinFLEX (Coin Futures and Lending Exchange) is the world's first physically delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange. Read more
Daystar Power specialises in providing solar power and energy efficiency solutions for businesses. Read more
Sanergy generates fertilizer and other by-products through providing safe, affordable sanitation in the slums. Read more
Sendyit is an e-logistics delivery platform that connects businesses and drivers of all vehicle types for deliveries. Read more
Lori is a venture-backed start-up building the cutting-edge logistics infrastructure for trucking. Read more
Utilizing AI to bring Financial Inclusion to Emerging Markets Read more
Africa Logistic Properties is an integrated property company that acquires, develops, and manages logistics warehousing across Africa. Read more
SOKO is a social enterprise which connects micro-manufacturers and entrepreneurs to access global markets through our proprietary mobile technology. The technology allows vendors to sell their goods directly to global consumers through their personal mobile phones, despite access to a computer, the internet, & a bank account. Our proprietary technology leverages existing telecommunications technology and infrastructure to pioneer a completely new marketplace. This new marketplace revolutionizes the way money and goods are exchanged during international trade into a peer-to-peer exchange, creating economic opportunity and increased profits for vendors and savings for consumers. Read more
SunCulture designs and sells solar-powered irrigation systems to farmers in Kenya. The SunCulture SolarDrip Irrigation Kit combines the reliability of solar-powered water pumping with the efficiency of low-pressure drip irrigation. The system delivers water directly to crop roots, resulting in yield gains of up to 300% and water savings of up to 90%. The SolarDrip Irrigation Kit also benefits farmers through significant energy, labor, and fertilizer cost savings. Read more
Ajua captures and organizes customer experiences in Africa, to understand consumers to drive business growth, and give consumers options. Read more
4G Capital are the Neobank for Africa, powering micro and small business growth to build economies and generational success. We provide clients the right financial service, the right training and the right digital solution for growth, for good. Read more
PowerGen is building the grid of the future in Africa with smart, clean solar mini-grids Read more
Sky.Garden is SaaS ecommerce platform that helps retail stores digitize offline and online sales. Read more
Orbit Health offers a variety of products and services. Our systems can help bring efficient, quality, and timely care to those who need it most. Read more
Duma Works is a recruiting platform that offers smarter recruiting solutions to connect to top talent. Read more
Acorn Holdings is a provider of real estate services that includes property development and project management. Read more
Ajira Digital introduces young people to online work and provides the tools. Read more
BuuPass is Kenya's market leader for online bus booking. Read more
PayGo Energy is a distribution service that harnesses the power of pay-as-you-go-technology Read more
Akili Network is a free children’s digital content network, inspires learning, and imagination for kids. Read more
Ilara Health makes common diagnostics accessible and affordable to the 500 million people in Africa who today struggle to access even basic blood tests. Read more
Koa is a savings and financial services platform that provides tech solutions and financial services apps via its API. Read more
Kasha is a platform for women’s health products and information serving women across all socioeconomic levels in urban and rural areas. Read more
Asante Financial Services Group is a company that focuses on facilitating financial independence for businesses and individuals. Read more
BRCK is a hardware and cloud services technology platform that delivers rugged and reliable connectivity solutions in the most demanding environments. As the next 4.5 billion people (65% of the world) start coming online, the need for rugged, reliable, and simple connectivity becomes critical in places with poor infrastructure and limited resources. While existing technologies work well in modern cities, the demands of emerging markets necessitates a rethinking of how technology is engineered, packaged, delivered, and supported. BRCK was conceived in exactly this type of environment. In particular, our struggles in Africa with reliable connectivity inspired us to rethink the entire concept of rugged internet access device - designing the world’s first go-anywhere, connect-to-anything, always available internet device. Whether running an office of developers or collecting sensor data from the field, the BRCK was designed to ensure that nothing gets in the way of staying connected. Read more
BitPesa offers the cheapest, fastest, most inclusive way to transfer money to Africa. With $1.3B in remittances coming to Kenya each year, and average fees over 9%, there is a huge opportunity to improve on the efficiency and service in this market. BitPesa charges just 3% and uses a transparent market foreign exchange rate, which makes even micro-transfers affordable. Our clients are the diaspora in Europe and North America and send around $100 home each month. They are tech-savvy and price-conscious. We will introduce them to Bitcoin and show them how to make their first coin purchase. After coming to our site, customers simply log in and enter the details of their recipients bank account or mobile money wallet. We lock in a fair exchange rate for the duration of the transfer to remove all forex risk from the client. The transfer is paid for in Bitcoin and delivered in local currency in real time to the recipient, directly to their account or mobile money wallet. Read more
Esoko is a powerful communications platform to help you manage agricultural value chains Read more
Enda is the first high-performance running footwear brand Read more
The Boardroom Africa (TBR Africa) promotes exceptional female talent to boards across the continent Read more
Wowzi platform is designed to help brands automate influencer marketing workflows and programs. Read more
Selina Wamucii is a platform that enables businesses to import food and agricultural produce from Africa by easing sourcing and logistics. Read more
MPost provides a patented addressing solution turning mobile phones into formal postal addresses. Read more
AMI has a new look, a new platform and a new FREE online course for African managers and entrepreneurs. Read more
EthSwitch provides simple, affordable, secured, and efficient e-payment infrastructure services. Read more
Futurepump develops solar-powered irrigation technologies to help the 500 million one-acre farmers around the world. Read more
GoBEBA is an on-demand e-commerce logistics platform operating in emerging Africa markets. Read more
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