Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Yearly Archives: 2018

Village Capital Fintech Africa

Four Ugandan fintechs shortlisted for PayPal powered fintech Africa 2018 program

A few days ago, Village Capital published a shortlist of companies for it's PayPal powered fintech Africa 2018 program. The program that was announced towards...
tech startups

Uganda tech startups raise USD 16 Million, as Africa hits a record USD 560...

Partech Ventures has released its funding report for the African tech startup scene for the year 2017 and there are some really exciting figures...
Yoza App

What happened to Yoza? [Part 2 of 3]

I have received a lot of feedback for part one of the series of what happened to Yoza App. I want to appreciate everyone...
DataHack for Financial Inclusion

Why we are working with Insight2Impact and FSDU for the DataHack for Financial Inclusion

The Innovation Village has partnered with various players in the financial inclusion field to work on Datahack for Financial Inclusion. This is because the...
uber chap chap

Between Uber Chap Chap and UberEATS, which one will launch in Uganda first?

Uber recently launched a new service in Nairobi called Uber Chap Chap. Chap Chap is a Swahili slang meaning "hurry hurry".   They started testing the...
WhatsApp Pay

Will WhatsApp Pay affect Mobile Money?

WhatsApp the global messaging app owned by Facebook recently launched WhatsApp for Business in a few selected countries like India, Brazil, USA, and France....
Valentines day

A red-tech affair: How to leverage technology on Valentine’s day

Ever wondered how Gadget Boy spent Valentine’s Day with Heather, no? Neither did i. Still, technology has fast-paced into everything in our lives and...
Dr. Davis Musinguzi, from The Medical Concierge Group

The Medical Concierge Group now has a “Search-for-everything-medical” option

The Medical Concierge Group, a Ugandan company that enables 24/7 medical consultancy through call centres has introduced an online search option. Launched in 2012, the...
Uber ridesharing

Who’ll eventually win Uganda’s ridesharing market?

On February 9, ridesharing company Taxify started allowing riders in Kampala book boda-bodas. This placed it in direct competition with SafeBoda. Uganda's pioneer boda-boda...
datahack4fi

Only one Woman selected to participate as a Data Scientist in DataHack4FI in Uganda

Datahack4FI, a competition aimed at financial inclusion, recently announced the data scientists and fintechs to take part in its program. The i2i organized competition...

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