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Buupass selected to Join Blackbox Connect 22

Buupass selected to Join Blackbox Connect 22 BuuPass founder, Iman Cooper, has been named among the 15 International Female Founders selected to Join Blackbox Connect 22 Buupass is a company that aims to provide seamless movement for people in Kenya and is Kenya’s first marketplace for bus, shuttle, and train bookings. Iman, joins 14 more…

Orange to fund start-ups

Orange, Google partner to finance start-ups

Orange, Google partner to finance start-ups Orange has partnered with Google through Orange Digital Ventures (ODV), the Group’s corporate venture fund in financing the best start-ups. Through this partnership, Google will leverage ODV’s sourcing of start-ups to explore on the start-ups opportunities for co-investments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Orange Digital Venture fund…

Elimu e-hub Cow-working space

First co-working space opened in Malindi

First co-working space opened in Malindi After two years of operation in Malindi, Kilifi County, Elimu Resource Centre (ERC), a registered Canadian charitable organization, has opened the first co-working space in the Coastal Town. Known as the Elimu e-hub, the co-working space seeks to support Malindi youths attain rightful skills after high school and will…

Tech hub space in Africa

Facebook launches first Africa Tech Hub Space

Facebook launches first Africa Tech Hub Space Facebook has opened its flagship community Tech Hub Space in Africa, in partnership with CcHub, in Lagos Nigeria. The move is part of Facebook’s commitment and ongoing investment to Africa. Dubbed as NG_Hub, the Tech Hub Space will offer support to tech startups and will also train 50,000…

Terragon Group

Terragon raises $5M from TLcom Capital

Terragon raises $5M from TLcom Capital Terragon, a mobile marketing company and a Member of Nairobi Garage Community has closed a $5 million funding round led by Africa-focused TLcom Capital with participation from other investors. Terragon announced the funding will be used to develop further it’s proprietary marketing technology which connects online and offline mobile…