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15 September, 2016
South African cleaning service SweepSouth has launched its mobile app. As described in IT News Africa, the app allows users to easily access cleaner profiles and future and past booking details,...
24 June, 2016
As announced on ITWeb, SweepSouth, a CRE portfolio company that connects people to professional cleaners in minutes, has achieved a milestone: more than 50,000 jobs completed. This means that 1,...
16 June, 2016
This Forbes article reports on how the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative selected Andela as its first lead investment. With this $24 million investment, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative joined CRE and other existing funders (Spark Capital, Omidyar Network,...
14 June, 2016
Through the story of Andela graduate Faiçal Tchirou, this article on Fast Company describes why Andela is such a success.
26 May, 2016
It makes sense to pair a point-of-sales system with a cloud-based accounting software, and with Yoco and Xero's integration, that's more or less what's happening. Yoco is a CRE portfolio company based in Cape Town.
18 May, 2016
In this article, betahaus profiles seven financial tech (fintech) companies about to  scale. Among the listed companies is CRE portfolio company Oradian, which makes software for microfinance institutions.
18 May, 2016
Defining a disruptive startup as one that is "groundbreaking and innovative," this article on Ventureburn lists five Nigerian startups that are "seriously disruptive." Suregifts, one of the startups on this...
27 April, 2016
Growth Crossings is a series by The Economist that explores the evolution of supply chains as a result of trade developments in emerging markets. The chapter, "Digital platforms for modern supply chains," features CRE portfolio company...