Revolutionizing access to essential goods and services in Africa by connecting small shops to the digital economy
- The average delivery driver was making $2 to $3 per day before Sokowatch. Now the base wages are $10/day which is much more livable.
- Sokowatch has over 15,000 users that include mom and pop shops and informal sector merchants.
- Secured over $20M in funding to date including investors from Quona Capital, 4Dx, and TO Ventures.
Currently Operating in Six Regions
July 7, 2021
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May 30, 2023
Wasoko is a B2B e-commerce startup that has been operating in Africa for seven years. The company has expanded into seven countries across East Africa, francophone Africa, and most recently,...Read on Tech In Africa »
May 16, 2023
Kenyan-founded e-commerce firm Wasoko will inject up to $1 million (Sh137.1 million) in its expansion drive to Zambia.Read on Business Daily »
May 11, 2023
Retail startup Wasoko has expanded its operations to Southern Africa with a launch in Zambia, investing over $1 million in the expansion. The company aims to provide affordable and accessible...Read on African Business »
October 26, 2022
Having just raised $125m in Series B venture capital funding from Tiger and Avenir, Wasoko is now valued at $625m, and has its sights set on eliminating the inefficiencies plaguing Africa’s...Read on African Business »
September 14, 2022
The Wasoko Innovation Hub is the first private-public partnership between an African tech startup and the Zanzibar government for “Silicon Zanzibar” - a new government initiative to attract and...Read on Africa Business Communities »
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