Retail tech firm Cartnshop raises US$400k funding as it prepares to launch

KENYA – Cartnshop, a Kenyan startup that helps African small businesses build up internet stores quickly and affordably, has raised US$400,000 in funding as it prepares to launch next month and help with commercialization.  Cartnshop is an end-to-end e-store enablement engine that lets any retail or corporate organization to acquire new customers, and it was founded in 2018. Payment gateways,…

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Delivery company Glovo spread its operations to Kumasi, the third city in Ghana

GHANA – Glovo, a worldwide multi-category delivery player, has spread its operations to Kumasi, the capital city of Ashanti Region in Ghana, in line with the company’s vision to give everyone easy access to anything in their cities. Kumasi is the third city in Ghana to enjoy Glovo’s multi-category delivery services since it started operations in March 2021. Speaking on…

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Delivery platform Glovo to debut in Ghana and Tunisia following its expansion plan

WEST AFRICA – Glovo, a leading multi-category delivery platform, has recently announced the expansion of its operations in Africa, to include Ghana and Tunisia, bringing its current operations to a total of seven countries on the continent. Glovo app is already available in Morocco, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria, bringing its services to more than 40 cities, more…

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Glovo launches its first African micro fulfillment center in Nairobi, expands Q-commerce arm

KENYA – Global on-demand delivery platform Glovo, has launched its first micro fulfilment centre in Nairobi, Kenya, as the company expands its ‘Q-commerce’ division -next generation e-commerce. Q-Commerce means that consumers can use Glovo to order from their favourite supermarkets and neighbourhood stores, and from now onwards, they can additionally order from Glovo Market. Glovo Market uses the latest in…

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Delivery startup Glovo launches in its fifth market, Ghana

GHANA – Glovo, a Spanish delivery startup, has launched its operations in Ghana, making it the second market in West Africa and the fifth African country after Kenya, Morocco, Uganda and Cote d’Ivoire where the firm has established operations. The on-demand platform aims to make the lives of Ghanaians easier by providing access to convenient delivery services. From today, Glovo’s…

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Spanish delivery startup Glovo enters Uganda

UGANDA – Barely two years after launching in Kenya, Spanish delivery startup Glovo, has  further expanded to Kenya’s neighbour to the west, Uganda, making it the second market in East Africa for the company and the fourth African country after Morocco and Cote d’Ivoire. The Barcelona-based Glovo is an on-demand delivery app that allows customers to order anything — restaurant meals, groceries,…

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On-demand delivery company Glovo appoints Priscilla Muhui as the General Manager for Kenya

KENYA – Glovo, an on-demand delivery start-up, has announced the appointment of Priscilla Muhiu as the General Manager for Kenya. She takes over from William Benthall who has been appointed Glovo’s General Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa. Glovo lauded the new General Manager on her passion for solving problems in Africa through technology. “Priscilla has a wealth of industry knowledge when…

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On-demand delivery startup Glovo to invest US$5.5m in ambitious drive to acquire 50% of Egypt’s online delivery Market

EGYPT – Spanish startup Glovo that offers on-demand delivery services has revealed that it is going to invest US$5.5 million in the coming 18 months in its expansion strategy. The company, according to an executive at the Egyptian subsidiary, is targeting 50% of the online delivery market in Egypt within the 18 months According Mustafa Kamel, sales manager at Glovo…

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Glovo partners with NTSA to train its riders on road safety in Kenya

KENYA – Technology company that links motorcycle riders to consumers wishing to buy and deliver products, Glovo, has partnered with the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) in a road safety campaign to train all riders using its platform on road safety. The campaign, which aims to bolster road safety in Kenya, is part of Glovo’s strategy to ensure high…

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