Here are the 10 Startups to pitch at Seedstars World Dar Es Salaam

Seedstars World, the global early-stage startups competition in partnership with the Swiss Embassy, COSTECH, and the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) has announced the 10 startups that will pitch at its Dar Es Salaam event... Read more »

Uber integrates Snapchat filters allowing users to share snaps to leverage social proof

Uber has partnered Snapchat to launch a new feature that will allow users to share photos with their friends while on transit in a new move viewed to leverage social proof to... Read more »

Pay-as-you-go solar energy firm Solaris Offgrid raises €1M to expand its operations to more emerging markets

UK and Tanzania-based pay–as-you-go solar energy solutions provider Solaris Offgrid has raised over €1M to fund R&D and grow into new markets – providing more homes and businesses with affordable, clean energy.... Read more »

Worknasi, an Airbnb for office spaces launches in Tanzania

Worknasi is a new Tanzanian online platform connecting businesses and startups in the country to awesome office space, co-working spaces and meeting rooms in today’s sharing economy. The platform, an Airbnb for... Read more »

This Tanzanian is building an Amazon alternative after it ignored him

The US has its Amazon and eBay but its not so for most people from Africa. Tanzania’s is an online platform giving its users access to the world’s top retailers by allowing... Read more »

BitPesa partners Bitbond to help SMEs in Africa access & repay loans in seconds

Berlin-based Bitbond, a bitcoin payment processor that connects fixed-income investors with small business owners who need loans has partnered up with BitPesa, to allow borrowers who receive funding on Bitbond can now... Read more »

Bitwala introduces free Bitcoin to M-Pesa transfers to Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania & Uganda

Global bitcoin remittance firm Bitwala, has introduced bitcoin to M-Pesa transfers in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda for free in a move the firm says will make money transfers to any part... Read more »