Africa's Talking Overview

  • Founded
  • 2010

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 95

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $8.6M

  • Investors
  • 4

Africa's Talking General Information

Description

Developer of a mobile communication API platform designed to support a viable entrepreneurial ecosystem. The company's platform provides unified integrations for payments, SMS, voice, and airtime applications, enabling enterprises to simplify mobile communication networks' processes and technologies.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Telecommunications Service Providers
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • Mbabane Road
  • Lavington
  • Nairobi
  • Kenya
+254 0711 000000

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Africa's Talking Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Later Stage VC (Series A) 26-Apr-2018 $8.6M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC 07-Sep-2017 000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round 27-Apr-2012 $20K $20K Completed Startup
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Africa's Talking Competitors (9)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Firebase Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 00 00.000 000000&0 00.000
0000000000 0000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired North Olmsted, OH 00 000000&0
00000 00000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Somerville, NJ 000000&0
00000000 Corporation Knoxville, TN 00
00000000000 Private Equity-Backed Ulm, Germany 0000 000000000000
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Africa's Talking Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Samuel Gikandi Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Muchemi W. Chief Financial Officer
Anthony Thuku Chief Operating Officer
Caroline Wavinya Customer Service Officer
Pauline Ndegwa Customer Service Ofiicer
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Africa's Talking Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Africa's Talking Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Orange Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Social Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
International Finance Corporation PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Better Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Africa's Talking Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 11-Feb-2015 0000 00000 00000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing
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