By Tom Jackson
Back at the start of the year, Disrupt Africa unveiled its 12 African startups to watch in 2018. How did we get on with our predictions?
Moroccan B2B trading platform WaystoCap
We said: “WaystoCap is set for West African expansion in 2018 – and we’ll be watching closely.”
What actually happened: Opened offices in Burkina Faso and Togo to add to its existing operations in Benin, and expanded its product offering.
Moroccan e-commerce startup Vendo.ma
We said: “Vendo.ma is busy racing for monetisation having perfected its platform and onboarded plenty of customers.”
What actually happened: Steady growth and now making money.
Egyptian home services marketplace FilKhedma
We said: “We think 2018 will be a big year as it sets out to expand its market presence on the back of recently secured funding.”
What actually happened: Contemplating expansion beyond its Cairo base on the back of a five-fold increase in volumes over the course of the year.
Kenyan B2B commerce platform Sokowatch
We said: “We’re not the only people to notice Sokowatch – the startup was named one of three winners of the Innotribe Startup Challenge in May; made it onto the World Bank’s XL Africa accelerator in August; and Click here to read entire article