Technology

Autochek, the automotive technology company facilitating auto financing across Africa, has today secured $13.1mn in seed funding.

Autochek Secures $13.1mn Seed Funding to Scale Technology and Expansion

Autochek, the automotive technology company facilitating auto financing across Africa, has today secured $13.1mn in seed funding. Co-led by follow-on investors, TLcom Capital and 4DX Ventures, the round also included participation from existing investors, Golden Palm Investments, Enza Capital, Lateral Capital as well as new participants, ASK Capital and Mobility 54 Investment SAS (the venture […]
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Pesapal launches Secure Smart POS Machine for Merchants in East Africa

Pesapal launches Secure Smart POS Machine for Merchants in East Africa

Pesapal has today launched a smart POS machine that is set to improve the in-store experience for customers and help merchants efficiently accept payments and manage their inventory. Pesapal Sabi Smart POS will enable merchants to improve their business workflow by integrating everyday tools with payment processing. Functionalities such as accounting, reporting and analytics, inventory […]
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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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Autochek Officially Launches in Kenya after Cheki buyout

Autochek, the automotive technology company that aims to facilitate auto finance across Africa, has officially widened its operations to Kenya as part of its pan-African expansion. To lead its Kenya operations, Autochek has appointed Bilhah Muriithi as the Country Manager. Having recently acquired automotive marketplaces Cheki Kenya and Cheki Uganda from ROAM Africa (Ringier One […]
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Airtel, I&M Bank partner to launch mobile loan service in Tanzania

Airtel, I&M Bank partner to launch mobile loan service in Tanzania

Airtel Tanzania, in partnership with I&M Bank Tanzania, has launched an overdraft mobile money service that will enable customers to complete their transactions seamlessly without sufficient funds in their Airtel Money wallets, subject to terms and conditions. Dubbed Kamilisha, the overdraft service will be facilitated by I&M Bank Tanzania who reassures customers that their transactions won’t be denied […]
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Posta Kenya partners with Swift Lab to pilot drone delivery

The Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) has partnered with Swift Lab Limited to roll out drone-based last-mile delivery services countrywide for medical supplies, e-commerce purchases and essential cargo. Under the three-year agreement, Swift Lab Limited, a Kenyan cargo drone company will manufacture and operate drones that can travel up to 70km and carry a payload of […]
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Airtel Money, Flutterwave partner to enhance payment solutions for businesses

Airtel Money, Flutterwave partner to enhance payment solutions for businesses

Airtel Money has announced a partnership with Flutterwave, a payments solution company, to expand its mobile money services to businesses in Eastern Africa. The partnership enables businesses integrating Flutterwave in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi and Rwanda to receive payments from Airtel Money customers. Bulk payments into Airtel Money wallets will also be enabled thanks […]
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