East Africa This Week: Startup Events Glimpses [October 1st – October 7th, 2018]

iHub got the region started on a technical note on 4th and 5th October when they hosted DroidCon KE 2018. 

Kevin Gachiri October 7
Lori To Expand To Uganda, Rwanda And South Sudan After Inking Deal With Kenya’s SGR

Lori has announced its partnership with Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway project which is the latest government passenger and cargo train

Kevin Gachiri September 21
An-Nisa Ventures Into Women And Children Taxi Service In Nairobi

Mehnaz Sawar’s own investment of USD 10 K into a taxi app solution for women and children made news after

Kevin Gachiri September 18
Azuri Partners With Unilever To Bring Pay-As-You-Go To Millions Of Households In Kenya

Following Theresa May’s visit to Kenya last week, Azuri has signed a crucial distribution agreement with Unilever in order to

Kevin Gachiri September 5
Logistics Marketplace Bwala Secures USD 235K In Debt Financing From CFC Stanbic Bank

Bwala Africa Group based in Nairobi has secured USD 235k debt financing from CFC Stanbic bank to help it meet

Kevin Gachiri September 3
UK To Establish Cyber Security Investment In Kenya

Following Theresa May’s maiden visit to Nairobi yesterday after a 30-year hiatus by a sitting British Premier, investment in security

Kevin Gachiri September 1
First Ever Full-Electric Ride-Hailing Service Launches In Kenya

Finnish firm, EkoRent Africa, has just announced the launching of Nopia Ride; a full-electric ride-hailing service, in Kenya. In light

Nzekwe Henry August 31
Kenya’s Boutique Data Collection Agency Bamba Acquired By UK’s Maximeye’s Group

Bamba Group, a Kenyan agency that uses modern methods to reach remote locations for data collection has been acquired by

Kevin Gachiri August 31
These Kenyan Entrepreneurs Are ‘The Real Ghostbusters!’

Paul Kimani and Jackson Kung’u are both alumni of the prestigious University of Nairobi. Both individuals were colleagues in the

Nzekwe Henry August 30
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Leapfrog Ventures Makes Its Second Investment Of USD 50K In Kenya’s Biashara Bot

Within two weeks of getting in touch with Leapfrog Ventures, the duo of Moses Korir and Felix Cheruiyot was able

Kevin Gachiri August 28
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