Tech-logistics startup Sendy launches a digital platform for online sellers in Kenya

KENYA -Sendy, a Kenyan tech-logistics startup, has set up a digital-enabled platform that relieves online sellers of logistics difficulties and their associated costs, reports KenyanWallstreet. The state-of-the-art Fulfilment Centre with multiple picking locations across Nairobi will serve as Sendy’s nerve center. This e-commerce platform is aimed at retailers that do not have storage or delivery systems, and it will pick, pack, and ship orders to customers for a fee of 13% of the product’s selling price. The price also includes picking up the shipment from the vendor’s location, three shipping…

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Four Ghanaian startups set to join the Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce accelerator

GHANA – The Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator has selected four Ghanaian digital commerce companies as its second cohort to receive funding and support. Catalyst Fund had partnered the Mastercard Foundation and the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in October 2020, to launch its Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator in Ghana, the first expansion of its flagship inclusive fintech programme. The selected startups are tackling challenges across the retail sector for Ghana’s informal MSEs. Their focus is on enabling the digital transformation of MSEs through solutions including digital logistics,…

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Bango partners digital payment platform Tpay Mobile to increase digital commerce

GLOBAL – Bango, a data-driven commerce company, has formed a strategic partnership with Tpay Mobile, the full-service digital payments platform for the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, to increase access to digital commerce. The partnership simplifies and accelerates entry into new markets for online merchants by connecting platforms and pooling operational expertise. The Bango Platform is used by the world’s most successful online businesses, including Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, to bring their products and services to billions of users worldwide. “It accelerates Bango towards a key goal, to put people…

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