Nayantara Jha

Nayantara Jha

About Author

Nayantara Jha is the Managing Editor and Co-Founder of WeeTracker. Having worked extensively in Media & Communication field, she wants to use her experience in being the voice of startups. She is passionate about content, story-telling, and profits. If not writing, she can be found gardening or cooking. She likes reading spooky stories in her free time and is an ardent believer in ‘karma.’ If you are a startup in Africa and feel the need to be heard, don’t hesitate to drop her an email at [email protected]

South Africa’s Ride-Sharing Startup Jumpin Rides Raises USD 136 K

Cape Town-based ride-sharing startup Jumpin Rides secured  USD 136 K from various local and international business angels. The startup is

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South African venture capital firm Knife Capital announced today, that it is launching its fourth Grindstone Accelerator programme in partnership

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The urban life has its unique requirements, especially when loans are involved. The insurance industry which began as a group

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One of the highlight, this year so far, remains the massive funding coming in from Europe; USD 70 million fund

South African RealTech Startup HouseME Bags Another Round From Existing Shareholders

Cape Town-based proptech startup HouseME has raised a follow-up round from its core shareholders. The exact amount of investment remains undisclosed,

Brian Gitta From Uganda Claims USD 33 K Africa Prize At The Royal Academy Of Engineering

Brian Gitta from Uganda won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Africa Prize for his innovative product Matibabu. He would receive USD 33

This 26 Year Old From Kenya Is Churning Out Bricks From Plastic Waste

How much can you push yourself for your dreams and your conviction? When the world asks you to accept defeat

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Headquartered in India’s Financial Capital Mumbai, Nazara Games now has plans to enthrall gamers in Africa. The company has sealed

HAVAIC Leads The First Tranche Of USD 475 K Funding In SA’s SafeTech Startup AURA

Johannesburg based AURA, a safetech startup, has secured USD 158 K from HAVAIC. The investment is part of the USD

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LeBashe Investment Group Increases Its Stake In SA’s RainFin To 75%

Johannesburg based Lebashe group announced that it would increase its stake in the Peer-to-Peer lending startup RainFin, this Friday. It will

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