South Africa’s SnapnSave Secures R14m Investment From Kalon Venture Partners And Smollan

South Africa’s venture capital company Kalon Venture Partners (formerly Grotech) and retail solutions company the Smollan Group SA have together invested R14-million for a minority stake in SA shopping community SnapnSave. Kalon Venture Partners chief executive... Read more »

Nigeria’s Shopnow.ng To Become Africa’s First E-commerce Startup To Accept Bitcoin

Bitcoin which is a digital currency is fast becoming a means of payment. However, many people are yet to embrace it. Regardless, this has not deterred Shopnow.ng as it prepares to become Africa’s... Read more »

mVisa partners banks & merchants to break the burden of exorbitant M-PESA merchant & transfer fees

With nearly 40 million active mobile phone subscriptions in Kenya and Ksh. 515.9 billion in person-to-person money transfers within the last quarter of 2016, mobile money payments have become an integral part... Read more »

Kenya’s Sky.Garden launches to be a ‘Shopify for Africa’

  Like Shopify, Kenya’s Sky.Garden is a SaaS product distribution platform with advanced E-commerce capabilities allowing SME’s to sell any product to defined local target audiences on digital channels with ease. Founded... Read more »

Invotide.com launches to provide affordable but premium eCommerce solutions for Nigerian Businesses

For founders with little to no programming skill, one of the biggest expenses when starting up is creating an eCommerce platform which requires hiring of often pricey developers to set it up.... Read more »

Online Shopping Platform MallforAfrica Sets Up Shop in Kenya

Online shopping platform MallforAfrica has opened an office in Nairobi, to give Kenyans access to US and UK stores directly with over 8.5 billion items for sale from over 150 US and... Read more »

Craft Silicon Invests $500,000 into Kenya’s EatOut to launch a payments wallet for restaurants & cabs

Craft Silicon, a Kenyan fintech firm has invested $500K into Nairobi-based  restaurant discovery platform EatOut to help it launch a payments wallet for restaurants. In a statement Craft Silicon CEO, Kamal Budhabhatti... Read more »