Month: October 2019

Cameroonians can now have easy, secure and compliant payment gateway through WaZaPAY e-Wallet and an online payment gateway

Wazapay is a payment platform that’s determined to eliminate the stress involved in doing online transactions. They are committed to making the process as seamless as possible. Through their platform, users can make payments for goods and services online....

Ihaha Technologies innovates its e-Commerce goods and services through online and offline distribution networks across Rwanda

Ihaha Technologies is an online Information and Communication Technology platform that creates an online business and sells products or services online. The company started in 2005 and has since then catered to the technological needs of the Rwandan community....

Cofundie, Ghanaian real estate investment platform is providing institutional grade real estate investment options in a simplified platform

Cofundie is a real estate investment platform founded by Chukwuemeka Ndukwe with the vision of becoming Africa’s significant financial organization propelled by investments in real estate. The company has an online platform where subscribers can make little or significant...

A rising star in Ethiopia’s fashion world – Designer, Afom, creates gorgeous, high-quality dresses

Fashion designer Afomia Getu talks about how selling notebooks was the very start of her career and how family, friends, and hard work are essential for a successful independent entrepreneur.   01. When was this business founded? ➤ The...

The Junction Mall offers Kenyan Shoppers an exciting shopping & lifestyle experience within the greater Nairobi area

The Junction shopping mall commenced its operation officially on November 2004 and has gradually worked its way into becoming the most sought after mall in Nairobi. They have successfully changed the shopping experience with their 256,000 square feet showcasing...

Kasha is a mobile store built specifically for all women at all socioeconomic levels sustainably providing essential feminine products from Rwanda

Kasha is an eCommerce health/beauty platform that is changing the game for the purchase of health and beauty products by East African women. The company was started by Joanna Bichsel in 2016 and has widened its reach from just...

Zoona provides Financial Services to under-served Southern African communities of young entrepreneurs with the power of cutting-edge technology

Zoona is an electronic payment system established in the year 2009. It is a money transaction platform that aims to provide capital financing, business management tools, as well as entrepreneurial support. They are especially passionate about growing financial inclusion...

RunnersPoint provides access to top sports global brands to Shoppers across Kenya online and offline

Runnerspoint is a specialty shop for racing that deals with the sale of running shoes, accessories, and clothing. The company stocks running gear of all sorts for both men and women. They organize racing events at different levels to...

PEP is the one of the largest clothing discount retailer with hundreds of stores across several African countries now in Uganda

PEP is one of Africa’s most extensive clothing discount retailer. They have about 300 stores, and its services are avalaible in 7 African countries. Although they are a household name in Africa, PEP is relatively new to Uganda as...

BongoHive is Zambia’s first technology and innovation hub is addressing the country’s Tech skill gap

Bongohive is an online technology hub based in Lusaka, Zambia. The company was founded in 2011 by Lukonga Lindunda and Simunza Muyangana as well as a team of other programmers. The company started in a bid to bridge the...

Eye-catching style: this Nigerian brand aims to attract those not afraid to be unique and stand out from the crowd

A style-lover and designer since childhood, PBAORIGINAL founder Abisola ÀSÀBÍ bases her designs around African culture, colourful fabrics, and bursts of inspiration in church.   01. What year was your business founded and what was your mission at the...

Mother and Baby shop is Kenya’s top online shop for maternity and baby goods to help ease the parenting journey

Makena Murungi and James Bukusi started Mother and Baby shop in 2018 after having some issues acquiring baby items during the preparations for the child. They were faced with the challenge of buying things that their baby would need....

Made in Rwanda, Haute Baso, collaborates with artisans to create fashion & home accessories to preserve traditional craftsmanship

Haute Baso is an African fashion brand founded by Linda Mukangoga based on a need to showcase Rwanda in the global market while empowering girls who are the significant artisans in the company. The company was established in 2014...

RiseUp is talent matchmaking MENA startups to the most relevant resources worldwide to beat challenges facing startups

RiseUp is a group that is dedicated to improving start-up companies in Egypt by connecting them to both local and international resources. Abdelhameed Sharara started the company to help eradicate the problems start-ups face and give them access to...

Mauritian start-up, Rwazi, provides analytics into African retail markets to provide information on strategic opportunities to potential investors

Rwazi is a data analytics company founded Joesph Rutakangwa intending to provide extensive data services on an array of consumer products in emerging retail markets. It’s no longer news that market data is quite vital for companies to excel...