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Kenyan start-up Sendy plans second fundraising round before year-end

Wednesday 21 November 2018 | 09:23 CET | News
Kenyan start-up Sendy, which runs an application linking delivery drivers with customers, is starting a second round of fundraising to expand in East Africa. Sendy was founded four years ago, is used by around 4,000 businesses and 50,000 individuals, and has so far raised USD 3 million. COO Malaika Judd gave no target amount but said that it will carry out a series B investment round, hopefully before the end of the year.

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Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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