Browsing: Africa Tech Ecosystem

  • The Kenyan Startup ecosystem has employed 11,000 people according to the latest analysis by Disrupt Africa. 
  • The Kenyan Startup Ecosystem 2022 report indicates that at least 308 tech startups were in operation across Kenya as of November 2022. 
  • At least 242 Kenyan tech startups raised a combined US$1,281,918,200 between January 2015 and November 2022. 

A new report by Disrupt Africa has revealed that jobs by Kenyan startups hit 11,000 in 2022. 

The data dubbed ‘Kenyan Startup Ecosystem 2022’ indicates the jobs were created by 308 tech startups across Kenya as of November 2022. 

According to the report, these startups are also supported by a strong investment ecosystem. At least 242 Kenyan tech startups raised a combined US$1,281,918,200 between January 2015 and November 2022, a figure bettered only by Nigeria. 

By mid-November, 63 Kenyan startups had raised funding in 2022, with the country’s running total for the year standing at US$506,686,000.