Tag: Kenyabased

Kenya-based agritech Apollo raises $40 million in Softbank-led round, joined by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, CDC – TechCrunch

Kenya-based agritech Apollo Agriculture, which helps farmers access high-quality farm inputs, financing and markets, plans to double the number of farmers it is serving by the end 2022 and to introduce other products that deliver more value per acre of land. This is after raising $40 million in Series B funding in the equity round…


Kenya-based Powered by People gets $5 million seed to scale operations of its wholesale e-commerce platform – TechCrunch

A wholesale e-commerce platform based in Kenya with hubs in the Americas, Asia and Europe, Powered by People, has secured $5 million in seed funding to increase its transaction volumes by growing the number of small brands using its B2B online marketplace to reach international buyers. The equity funding was led by Susa Ventures and…