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How to Avoid Employee Burnout – Janine Morgan

A survey presented on Pulse shows that companies are facing an employee burnout crisis. In a hyper-connected world, it’s very easy for employees to work longer hours. The rise of instant messaging makes work-life balance increasingly rare. In a recent U.S. study of 7,500 employees, 23% reported feeling burned out at work often, while 44% … The post How to Avoid Employee Burnout – Janine Morgan appeared first on .

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Fintech Startups can now apply and pitch at the Finnovation World Kenya Summit

The Finnovation World Kenya summit takes place in Nairobi on June 18. The event will bring together fitench players from Across Africa to discuss the  Digital Transformation of Banking – and how it is driving constructive economic outcomes from the fintech ecosystem in the continent. At the Summit African fintech startups will also be pitching […] The post Fintech Startups can now apply and pitch at the Finnovation World Kenya Summit appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Azuri Technologies raises $26M expand its solar energy distribution efforts to new African markets

Azuri Technologies has raised $26 million led by Japan’s Marubeni Corporation with additional participation from existing shareholders, including IP Group plc. The pay-as-you-go solar solutions firm says it will use the funds to accelerate its growth plans in both East and West Africa and open up new opportunities for the business. Azuri will also use the […] The post Azuri Technologies raises $26M expand its solar energy distribution efforts to new African markets appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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How Organizational Structure Affects Business Productivity

Organizational structure is what groups people in a certain way. This is designed by the owner, a manager or any other person in charge of a business and it’s specifically created to improve the productivity of the business. Ideally, this means that employees can work together, share resources and communicate without being unproductive. However, this … The post How Organizational Structure Affects Business Productivity appeared first on .

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This startup wants to be Africa’s biggest fashion resale website and its launching in Nairobi

Rebivo, the startup that aim’s to be Africa’s biggest fashion resale website is launching in Nairobi. The startup through its online is now accepting sellers, with the main concentration on people who sell thrift on Instagram or any other social platform. “Our goal is to bring together all thrift shops on Instagram into one big […] The post This startup wants to be Africa’s biggest fashion resale website and its launching in Nairobi appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Cortex Group launches VC fund for AI-Only focused startups in Africa

African Artificial Intelligence (AI) Software and Solutions company Cortex Logic has launched a new fund for AI-focused startups. Known as Cortex Ventures, the venture will serve as Africa’s one-stop-shop for AI-focused start-ups and scale-ups seeking early or growth stage funding – coupled with the unique opportunity to tap into the Cortex Group’s technical advisory, AI-application […] The post Cortex Group launches VC fund for AI-Only focused startups in Africa appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Delivery firm Glovo partners with Simbisa Brands for food deliveries in Nairobi

Global Delivery firm Glovo recently secured a $169M Series D funding round led by technology entrepreneur VC Lakestar, and Drake, owner of global pizza franchise Papa John’s. The startup, which recently launched in Nairobi saID it will use this injection of funding to bolster its growth within the Sub-Saharan Africa market. And now the firm […] The post Delivery firm Glovo partners with Simbisa Brands for food deliveries in Nairobi appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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How to qualify and apply for Jack Ma’s US$10 Million Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

African startups seeking to clinch a share of $10 Million of The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative courtesy of the Jack Ma Foundation have been urged to apply before the June 30th deadline. The Prize which officially began calling for applications on March 27th 2019 aims to support and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs who are building […] The post How to qualify and apply for Jack Ma’s US$10 Million Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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SafeBoda raises funding from GO-JEK, plans to venture into mobile payments and insurance

Ride-hailing platform SafeBoda has raised an undisclosed Series B round co-led by Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, Go-Ventures, an arm of GO-JEK. With this funding, the firm now plans to venture into mobile payments and insurance.  This is Allianz X’s first investment in an African-headquartered company. Allianz and GO-JEK are […] The post SafeBoda raises funding from GO-JEK, plans to venture into mobile payments and insurance appeared first on TechTrendsKE.