Nine African tech businesses are among the 117 that have been confirmed to be participating in the Y Combinator accelerator in Silicon Valley.
With each receiving US$125,000 in seed funding as well as additional investment opportunities at a demo day.
This month, the S21 cohort of Y Combinator will commennce, and the program will conclude in September with a demo day.
The following are the selected nine African startups:
Floatpays (South Africa) is a platform for on-demand wage access.
Amenli (Egypt) is an online licensed insurance brokerage.
Mecho Autotech (Nigeria) is an online service that connects car owners with mechanics.
Suplias (Nigeria) is a B2B marketplace for small businesses.
Odiggo (Egypt) is an online marketplace for car parts.
Lemonade Finance (Nigeria) is a payment solution that accepts multiple currencies.
Chari(Morocco) is a traditional retailer’s e-commerce and fintech app.
ShipBlu (Egypt) is an e-commerce last-mile delivery and fulfillment service.
Freterium (Morocco) is a SaaS platform that connects enterprises In the logistics value chain.
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