Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Digest

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...
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...
Olx

This is why Facebook Groups are the reason OLX is exiting Kenya, Nigeria

Earlier this week, OLX announced it was shutting down its offices in Kenya and Nigeria. Going forward, the team in South Africa will handle...
George Bakka, CEO Patasente

INTERVIEW: We’ve given out over 1.7 Billion in credit to finance contracts worth more...

Patasenet is solving one of the many challenges businesses in Uganda face at different stages. For those starting out, their main challenge is capital...
Yoza App

What happened to Yoza App? [Part 1 of 3]

I have thought long and hard about opening up on what happened to Yoza App. I have been asked by very many people if...
Bitcoin

Bitcoin 101: Understanding the cryptocurrency from a beginners perspective

If you're like me, then you started 2017 never ever knowing what Bitcoin, let alone Blockchain, was. But, because of the many stories about...

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