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PesaLink appoints Gituku Kirika as CEO

PesaLink appoints Gituku Kirika as CEO

Banking industry’s instant payment service PesaLink has announced the appointment of Gituku Kirika as Chief Executive Officer. Gituku takes over from Agnes Gathaiya. Over 6 million Kenyans have moved in excess of Ksh 200 billion across the 25 plus participating banks since PesaLink was launched by IPSL and KBA in 2017. Gituku has extensive banking and […]
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Sendy, AfyaPoa partner to provide health insurance for its drivers

Sendy partners with Afyapoa to provide health insurance for its drivers

Logistics platform Sendy has announced that it will be providing health insurance for its drivers through Afyapoa health financing scheme. This makes it the first digital marketplace provider to extend health benefits cover to its driver-partners and their families. In a statement, the firm’s Chief Operations Officer Ambrose Nyangao says the partnership with Insurance For […]
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Kenyan AI startup Gro Intelligence raises $85m in Series B funding

Kenyan AI-powered insights startup Gro Intelligence announced the raise of $85 million in Series B funding to expand its adoption. The funding was co-led by Intel Capital, Africa Internet Ventures (a strategic partnership between TPG Growth and EchoVC), and the family offices of Ronald Lauder and Eric Zinterhofer. They were joined by previous investors DCVC […]
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