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12 Tech Startups In Africa You Need To Know About It

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Startup Companies are growing day by day and investors grabbing tech startups to Build unique and innovative Products and services. Now, we are discussing about the African startups. ” Africa is a huge continent, but the companies mentioned all represent the best of African talent and a future that will shine far from its continental borders”. Says Forbes

Here we mention some of the best African startups and they made others follow them. These companies deliver new technology products or services or deliver existing technology products or services in new ways.


Instabug is a platform for mobile developers that helps them communicate with their users, collaborate with their teams, and build better apps.

Founded in 2013, headquartered in Egypt. They allow regular mobile users or beta testers to submit their feedback or report bugs about any mobile app in the most intuitive way; by just shaking their device and also enable the team working on mobile apps to collaborate with each other more efficiently using their dashboard, where they can assign bugs, comment on them and add tags.


Dusu Pay is a world-class payment solution.  It provides the infrastructure that global businesses use to accept and make payments over the Internet and Accepted payment methods Mobile money wallets from 17 countries all over Africa.

Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Uganda They provide all types of Businesses including Betting companies, Money remittance companies, Forex companies, app development companies, or literally any business that needs to accept payments from local modes of payment and payout to the local modes of payment especially in Africa.


Safemotos is a smartphone application that makes motos safer and more convenient. Its users have the ability to instruct the application where they want to be picked up from, and where they want to go.

Founded in 2014, headquartered in Rwanda, Africa. SafeMotos is a developer of an app for connecting customers to safer motorcycle taxis across Africa. The application was launched in 2014 and It’s operated from Kigali, Rwanda. It integrates accelerometer, GPS, and gyroscope data from moto-taxi drivers equipped with smartphones, then uses these telematic data to make a model of drivers’​ habits.


MeQasa is Ghana’s leading online real estate marketplace showcasing thousands of properties available for rent or purchase for both residential and commercial. They provide a platform for trusted real estate agents to reach serious home seekers with details on current property listings.

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Accra, Ghana. meQasa is your total solutions partner as you go through your property search, offering countless housing alternatives as well as offline support and expert advice on the real estate industry in Ghana.


LifeQ is a fast-growing multinational science-driven technology and analytics start-up that combines skills from various disciplines like biomedical engineering, theoretical and experimental physics, systems biology and many more. They implemented a unique multidisciplinary approach underpinned by in-depth knowledge and understanding of human physiology and systems biology to extract and deliver relevant and meaningful person-specific digital biomarkers from various curated data sources.

Founded in 2015, headquartered in Stellenbosch, South Africa. LifeQ’s solutions are already enabling body monitoring devices and risk metrics for the global insurance and corporate wellness industries and continuously opening up a wide array of new and ever-expanding health and wellness ecosystem opportunities, building sustainable value for investors and partners, and enhancing the lives of consumers and enterprise worldwide.


Fuzu tech startups

Fuzu Limited is a pan-African company that aims to change the landscape of job search and recruitment by turning hopeless job-hunting into an ever-inspiring journey of self-discovery. Allowing them to unleash their full potential. Similarly, they help companies find and retain talent by providing them with tools that significantly save time and effort in talent management.

Founded in  2013 and headquartered in Helsinki. Fuzu is designed to carry the job-seeker beyond disappointments by focusing on the future. The solution helps users to identify their unique strengths, improve their skills and competencies, and set a goal for their career and thus turning employment into a personal growth journey.


MapTech Logistics Limited is a technology company, With a focus on developing geographic information systems-based applications to solve business problems relating to logistics and supply chain management.

Founded in 2014, Headquartered in Kumasi. it provides mapping services for geospatial analysis and does this by populating spatial data and using existing organizational data to generate GIS maps for strategic and tactical decision-making. They help to get innovation-driven software applications that augment operational efficiency, giving you full visualization of on-the-ground activities using map-based visualization technologies.


Yola is a leading SaaS provider of website services focused on helping small and medium-sized businesses build and grow their online presence. It is a drag-and-drop site builder, that makes it easy for users without any technical knowledge and to leverage more powerful features such as the ability to edit the underlying style code.

Founded in 2007, Headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. It provides website services focused on helping small- and medium-sized businesses build and grow their online presence. Its premium services include website hosting, domain name registration, mobile and Facebook publishing, local directory submissions, search engine optimization tools, lead generation, and social network integration solutions.


TaxiJet is a multi-channel taxi booking platform that allows anyone to have a taxi at any time in 3 clicks anywhere in Abidjan. They provide the general public with state-of-the-art control tools such as the website, Smartphone applications available on iOS, and Android and a dedicated call center.

Founded in 2015, Headquartered in Abidjan. They offer the best quality to their customers by meeting the most demanding requirements and needs of passengers. Their drivers have been carefully selected, and trained by our academy, taxi jet academy. Ongoing quality control is what helps us build credibility as a highly professional transportation company.


Pineapple is a peer-to-peer insurance company which aims to maximize value, affinity and simplicity in the insurance market by rearranging the way insurance is conducted. They focus is to revolutionize the way insurance is done, starting with the mechanics of the actual business model.

Founded in 2017, Headquartered in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. They see the insurance business model and its delivery vehicles as archaic and believe it’s about time insurance was developed for the world of today rather than forcing yesterday’s solution into today’s packaging.

11. WALA

Wala has built a community-driven and gamified personal financial management tool for cash-based consumers in emerging markets. The product allows users to easily track their spending and earnings to develop a financial profile for a customer who currently does not have one.

Founded in 2015, headquartered in Cape Town. Wala is a best-of-breed financial platform built on the blockchain and to help emerging market consumers reach financial prosperity by eliminating their barriers to banking. They achieve this by closing the gap that exists between consumers and financial service providers, increasing the accessibility of the financial system.


In founding Sweep South, they aimed to modernize home services and to be the African pioneers in bringing technology to the industry. With over three thousand cleaners and thousands of satisfied customers being served monthly, we’re just getting started.

Founded in 2013, headquartered in Cape Town. Their aim is to make getting your home cleaned, at short notice, a hassle-free experience currently operate in most areas of Cape Town, Johannesburg, centurion, and Pretoria and will be expanding into other regions soon. They provide a convenient way to book home cleaning services online from a phone, tablet or computer, connecting clients to cleaners in minutes.

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  1. Hi There,

    Thank you so much for the mention TyconStory. We are so happy to be your list.
    Best regards, Nathan from Wala


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