Our last articles focused on the top companies recruiting; this week, our focus is on the top start-ups recruiting.
Kenyan Startups have increased significantly, notably in the second half of 2021, with Kenya been ranked second in terms of value and volume of fundraising after 20 start-ups raised $223.5 million (19.9% of the total) as of March 1, 2022, rising from the fourth position in 2021.
Startup investors in Kenya are making investments to see that several startup businesses grow in Kenya and also rise to the extent of beating their competitors.
Not applying for a job because it is a startup might result in premium tears because some of these businesses are expanding at a breakneck pace thanks to innovation and investment.
Here are a couple of startups in Kenya you should seriously consider applying for their jobs this week. These jobs vary across cities (even remote) and across specialties. If you're looking to upgrade your pay, read on.
Glovo has become an authentic technological link between users, businesses and couriers that has innovated beyond the app.Glovo is transforming how anyone can get what they need, making our cities more accessible. They aim to become a social game-changer in the delivery industry. If account management is a field you are excited about, Glovo is a company you should check out!
Tala is a financial technology company on a mission to build a financial system that works for everyone. With the app, you can get credit instantly underwrites and disburses loans regardless of your credit history. Tala app is powered by advanced data science, machine learning and built a modern credit infrastructure from scratch.
Jumia is the leading online store with a wide range of products. The website sells conditioner, shampoo, toothpaste, shoes, jewelry, electronics, household appliances, baby supplies, gym equipment, and other stuff. Its mobile application is available for both iOS and Android. Jumia has made shoping online safe and convenient.
M-KOPA is a Fintech platform that offers millions of underbanked customers access to life-enhancing products and services. The app has connected more than 500,000 homes in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to solar power, with over 500 new homes being added every day. They have have provided nearly $400 million in financing that has enabled 1 million customers to access solar lighting, energy-efficient televisions and fridges, smartphones, cash loans, and more.
Bolt is the first European mobility super-app. They offer better cities and against private cars, offering a better alternative to every purpose a private car serves – including ride-hailing, shared cars and scooters, and food and grocery delivery. Bolt is designed to offer a reliable solution to the world’s logistical problems, doing so in an affordable, safe, and sustainable way.
MarketForce is a Kenyan startup that was founded in 2018 and is currently based in the capital, Nairobi. The company provides a digital platform for the retail distribution of various goods and financial services to consumers across the entire African continent. This allows for goods to be paid for digitally rather than with cash.
Poa Internet is a Kenyan startup launched in 2015 and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. The organization aims at contributing to Kenya's enhanced infrastructure development by providing low-cost internet connectivity to individuals and small businesses in both rural and low-income communities around the country. If you have lots of great experience, want to change the lives of our customers, and can deliver an outstanding work ethic, Poa Internet is a company you should check out!
Copia Global is a Kenyan startup that was launched in 2012 and is situated in the capital city of Nairobi. The company offers a consumer catalog service as well as order fulfillment. Copia Global is a complete solution for customers in the developing countries to have simple and convenient access to goods that they might otherwise struggle to source.
Canonical delivers open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. They are the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, the world’s most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000 contributors. Ubuntu means 'humanity to others'. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation.
Canonical is growing fast - Apply to Canonical here!
Opibus, a Kenyan electric mobility startup focused on enhancing transportation across Africa, has rebranded, changing its name to Roam. Founded in 2017 out of a research project in Sweden, Opibus, now Roam, has speedily accelerated, setting up in Kenya as a test market for growth across Africa and beyond. The company is trying hard to revolutionize the transportation segment of the continent and make it more sustainable. If you love to automobile, look no further - this is the company for you!
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