Cape Town 2014

  • 8bit


    Advertising Network that lets premium brands connect with formerly hard to reach audiences.

  • Ahoy


    Creating a better flight booking experience for road warriors, teams, and assistants. Ahoy makes it simpler to change or cancel plans, flyer prefs & miles on every booking, and 24/7 instant support via chat with agents.

  • Babygroup


    South Africa's premier online shop for new parents and their babies.

  • Byte Money

    Byte Money

    At Byte Money, we specialise in the receipting and allocation of payments for the insurance industry using a mobile POS (Point of Sale) terminal and our highly scalable PYP (Pay your Premium) platform.

  • Catch


    Go Out. Meet People. Catch shows you who else is going to an event. You select who you would like to meet and we connect you if the interest is mutual.

  • takes all the pain out of making an appointment. Any appointment based SME can use to better manage their appointments, their clients and their inventory.

  • Ekaya


    Ekaya matches good landlords with good tenants and helps make renting more affordable and secure for both.

  • Graphflow


    Product, user and content recommendations as a service. Graphflow’s recommendation engine matches users with products, allowing our clients to present their users with the most relevant content at the right time.

  • Petheaven


    Scheduled pet food delivery. Choose your favourite pet products and tell us how often you want them. A box containing your favourite pet toys, treats and accessories will arrive at your door on your schedule.

Nairobi 2013

  • Booknow


    Online bus ticketing platform that allows users to search for and view bus schedules, make reservations, select seats, pay via mobile money and receive SMS tickets.

  • mbet


    Ugandan sports betting business that sells football bets via retail and internet sales channels.

  • Touristlink


    A social travel network where members can find and meet up with like minded travelers and locals or get connected with local tour guides and discover amazing trips.

  • Yum


    Nairobi’s premier online food ordering service.

Cape Town 2013

  • Adrenaline Hunter

    Adrenaline Hunter

    A space online for adrenaline junkies to find extreme sports anywhere in the world, compare, and book.

  • Apex Peak

    Apex Peak

    Web based short term working capital finance platform.

  • MyDoorHandle


    Street addresses are inefficient in Africa. This gives businesses a more precise and faster way to find anyone.

  • Near A Builder

    Near A Builder

    For homeowners, a faster way of getting a reliable quote. For tradesman, easier to generate jobs.

  • Peach Payments

    Peach Payments

    A certified payment solution for emerging markets. The most sound way for businesses to accept payments.

  • Quickly Sign

    Quickly Sign

    An online tool for signing legally binding agreements. Eco-friendly, fast and efficient

  • Wabona


    Streaming African movies and series to locally based and diaspora customers.

  • Weaver


    We bring together two groups of three friends over a drink. We use your Facebook info to match you and make sure we don't introduce you to people you already know.

Nairobi 2012

  • Closet49


    An online marketplace providing women’s fashion to African markets.

  • Gamsole


    Making games on mobile phones, with content & themes targeting African users.

  • Manyatta Rent

    Manyatta Rent

    A platform where tenants can pay rent quickly and securely with mobile money and landlords can receive payments into one account with automatic reporting systems.

  • Mdundo


    African music sold via scratch cards, downloaded and enjoyed on mobile phones.

  • Movas


    Movas enables anyone with a phone who likes to use it, to have instant access to emergency airtime credit.

  • Mpepea


    Provides micro-credit 24/7 through mobile money transfers. The loans are guaranteed against paychecks or savings.

Nairobi 2011


    Kenya’s first online pharmacy. Filling the demand for efficient medical distribution and medical advice between a customer and a professional.


    Local football news for english-speaking, football-loving African markets.

  • Ghafla!


    Kenyas biggest, hottest and most controversial celebrity entertainment site. Banned at Universities. Loved by Kenyans.

  • Hivisasa


    Providing hyper local news, powered by locally based citizen journalists, and curated by a professional team of editors.

  • Pesatalk


    A financial website whose goal is to help its readers understand what’s happening in the world of local finance.

  • Sematime


    A platform enabling businesses to reach their customers through an easy to use bulk-SMS platform

  • The Phonebook

    The Phonebook

    A simple calendar/phonebook that allows users to schedule meetings and events and notify selected contacts via SMS before the events.