Tech Startups

How Google Classroom works & how to create a class

How to create a Google Classroom

Google Classroom is a collaboration app for teachers and students allowing Teachers, professors and other education professionals to create an online classroom and invite students to class. The free web service developed by Google for schools aims to simplify creating, distributing, and grading assignments online. Educators can easily create a google classroom to manage students […]
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Safaricom partners with NHIF to Launch M-PESA Mini App

Safaricom partners with NHIF to Launch M-PESA Mini App

Safaricom and the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) launched the NHIF mini-app within the M-PESA Super App. The NHIF mini-app will provide all NHIF services through the Super App, empowering customers to access services wherever they may be without visiting NHIF offices or downloading a separate app. Payment and account reconciliation services are already live on […]
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Bolt rolls out Women Only feature on their platform in Kenya

Bolt rolls out Women Only feature in Kenya

Ride-hailing platform Bolt has launched a women-only service that enables women passengers to request rides from women drivers only. The move follows the rising cases of harassment and gender-based violence on public transportation. HOLDING STATEMENT pic.twitter.com/zRDbpDCdBU — Bolt Kenya (@Boltapp_ke) September 3, 2021 The rides on the Women Only feature will cost the same as […]
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Copia scoops three awards at Kenya E-commerce awards

Copia scoops three awards at Kenya E-commerce awards

Copia Global, mobile commerce platform for low-income African consumers, has scooped three awards at the Kenya 2021 E-commerce awards. Recognizing online retailers that are contributing to removing barriers in e-commerce and excellence in the sector, Copia was awarded Best e-Commerce Customer Service, COVID Continuity and Best in e-Commerce Building Materials. Tim Steel, Copia Global Chief Executive […]
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Harambeans Prosperity Fund Co-invests $100 000 in MarketForce360 alongside two Harambean-led funds

Harambeans Prosperity Fund Co-invests $100000 in MarketForce360

The Harambeans Prosperity Fund– a donor-advised investment vehicle formed through the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance’s network of prominent families and corporations co-invested $100 000 in Y Combinator Harambean venture MarketForce360. The investment was made alongside Harambean-led funds, Launch Africa Ventures and Future Africa, as MarketForce360 aims to expand their B2B retail marketplace, RejaReja. The product is aimed […]
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