In Nairobi, Uber has grown three fold since it began experimenting with cash-based payments model, as against the regular locked-down card payment. The cash-based model has now been rolled out officially, same for mPesa too.
Nairobi’s co-working space, iHub, has joined the 1776 Startup Federation, a network of top incubator programs and hubs across the world curated by the US-based technology incubator and venture fund, 1776.
US President, Barack Obama, during his visit to Kenya praised its economic and political advances, but also warned of the challenges ahead. While in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, President Obama said corruption, terrorism and tribal or ethnic division are threats to its future.
US President Barack Obama, is currently visiting Kenya – his ancestral home and the country of his father’s birth. Obama arrived in Kenya yesterday, and as expected, Kenyans are overjoyed, and so is Barack. Speaking on his visit, the president said, “I am proud to be the first U.
Kenya-based properties-search platform, KejaHunt has emerged winner of UberPitch competition in Nairobi, DisruptAfrica reports. The win has earned KejaHunt qualification for the PIVOT East workshop and $150 in Uber credits.
Startup Advisory firm, Founders Hive has announced plans to introduce its MVP Demo days across Africa. Disrupt Africa reports that the first in the series will begin in Nairobi at iBizAfrica incubator on July 15, 2015.
There are few things more convenient than ordering a Uber via Twitter or requesting one’s bank statement using SMS, and actually getting it. One of those few things is doing both these using day-to-day language.