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Rwanda: Think Incubator takes on 4 new tech start-ups

June 26, 2015 • Startups, Top Stories

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Launched in 2014, Think, which is based in Kigali, Rwanda, aims to incubate tech start-ups with digital solutions that can scale across Africa. (Image Source: http://www.spyghana.com/).

In Rwanda, technology incubator Think has taken on four new start-ups as part of a new Think accelerated program.

According to the incubator, each team joining the program will receive financing, strategic consulting services, and a tailored growth-training curriculum, as well as access to Tigo resources and global tech mentors.

Launched in 2014, Think, which is based in Kigali, Rwanda, aims to incubate tech start-ups with digital solutions that can scale across Africa.

The following start-ups have been added to the incubator. Each start-up provides IT solutions within Africa:

SafeMotos (Rwanda)
SafeMotos is a platform for connecting motor taxis with commuters. According to the start-up: “Our drivers our equipped with smartphones which gives SafeMotos gyroscope, accelerometer and GPS data. This let’s us know their driving habits.”

Team Tigo (Rwanda)
Developer for digital solutions across Tigo platforms, and support for Accelerated.

Asuqu (Nigeria)
Asuqa is Nigeria’s first marketplace for freelancers and businesses offerings. According to the start-up the platform has over 300 offerings at present.

Esaja (Zimbabwe)
Esaja is a B2B marketplace, which is intended to connect companies across Eastern and Southern Africa. Esaja is an abbreviation that succinctly captures the diversity of Africa.

Darryl Linington


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