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seedstars

A round up of Africa’s Seedstars competition winners since 2016

In a tour which covers 21 African cities, delegates from Seedstars travel across Africa attending events as they scout for “the best startups” in each of the ecosystems. The 10 best startups from each...
tugende

Andrew Mwenda backed Tugende secures $5 Million in financing

Tugende, a lease-to-own Ugandan startup, has received a $5 million loan from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). “The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has provided a $5 million loan to Tugende...

Swipe2Pay Wants to Help Small Businesses Access Loans Against their Sales

Access to credit remains one of the biggest hurdles small businesses and startups face in Uganda. One factor contributing to this is how informal their operations are, which makes it hard...

Can Traffica App Solve Kampala’s Traffic Woes?

Traffica is an app that enables road users to share real-time traffic updates so as to get around Kampala easily. Of course, Traffica App borne out of the need to tame the...
Street vendors using a musana carts

Startup of the Week: Musana Carts – The Street Vending Revolution

Uganda is currently suffering from elevated levels of youth unemployment and many of the reasons for this stem from the inability to grow their business to sustain their livelihoods. Musana Carts...