Acquisition

Kenya’s BuuPass Acquires QuickBus

BuuPass, a Kenyan travel booking platform, has acquired QuickBus, an African bus ticket marketplace with offices in Nigeria and South

Endeavor Kenya
Startup

Endeavor Kenya Launches Inaugural Cohort of Entrepreneurs For its ScaleUp Program

Endeavor Kenya has unveiled the inaugural cohort of entrepreneurs for its Endeavor ScaleUp Program, which aims to support high-growth start-up

AgricTech Funding Investment Venture Capital

BII Commits $26.5m to AFEX to Address Food Security in Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda

British International Investment (BII), the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, announced a US$26.5 million commitment to AFEX,

Kotani Pay
Cryptocurrency Finance Financial Services Fintech Funding Investment Startup

Kenyan Crypto-fintech Startup, Kotani Pay Secures $2m Pre-Seed Investment

Kotani Pay, a Kenyan crypto-fintech startup, has raised a $2 million pre-seed investment led by P1 Ventures, to drive offline

Uber
Ride-hailing Uber

Uber Launches Electric Bike Fleet in Kenya

Uber Technologies has launched an electric motorbike service in Kenya, as the company seeks to make its global platform emissions-free

Moniepoint
Acquisition Fintech

Moniepoint Gets Regulatory Approval to Acquire Kenyan’s Kopo Kopo

Moniepoint, a business banking and payments platform in Africa, has gotten regulatory approval from the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK)

Zanifu
Fintech Funding Investment Venture Capital

Kenyan Fintech Startup, Zanifu Raises $11.2m Pre-Series A Funding Round

Zanifu, a Kenyan fintech startup, has raised $11.2 million investment in a pre-Series A debt and equity funding round. The

Sendy
Acquisition

Sendy, a Kenyan Loistics Startup, Plans Acquisituon After Ceasing Operations

Sendy, a Kenyan logistics startup that allows retailers to purchase FMCGs directly from manufacturers making plans to be acquired after

Payment
Report

New Report Reveals That Nigeria Trails South Africa and Kenya in Africa’s B2B Payment Revolution

A new report from Duplo, a business payment platform for African businesses,  has revealed that Nigeria trails South Africa and Kenya

Peach Cars
Funding Investment Mobility

Kenyan Automotive Marketplace, Peach Cars Raises $5m Seed Round

Peach Cars, the Kenyan automotive marketplace, has raised a $5 million seed round led by Japan-based The University of Tokyo