Mobility startup Plentywaka announces change of name to Treepz

NIGERIA – Plentywaka, a mobility startup has announced, its change of name to Treepz as it seeks to align the company name with its Pan-African expansion plan. According to the startup, the change of name would take effect immediately as it better represents the company’s vision of building the largest shared mobility platform across Africa. “This name change is a result of in-depth discussions with our stakeholders, partners and staff. After we discovered that the term “WAKA” can mean different things across Africa, which may be completely different from travel…

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Mobility startup Plentywaka raises US$1.2m seed round, acquires Ghana’s Stabus

NIGERIA – Plentywaka, a Nigeria and Canada based mobility startup has raised a US$1.2 million seed round to scale its operations, a month after participating the Techstars Toronto accelerator program. The startup has also announced that it has fully acquired Stabus, one of Ghana’s leading mobility startups. This is a step to further Plentywaka’s ambition of building the largest shared mobility platform on the African continent, starting with West Africa. This investment in Plentywaka attracted a wide range of investors from Canada, the United States, China and Nigeria. The Xchange,…

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Ride hailing startup Plentywaka patners Autochek Africa for efficient services to its customers

NIGERIA – Plentywaka, an on-demand ride hailing startup, has announced a partnership with Autochek Africa to facilitate vehicle inspection, financing and maintenance for its teeming number of vehicle partners.  This partnership comes in the wake of plans to expand the Plentywaka Dailywaka ride-sharing service to over 7 new routes in a few days. “Just like Plentywaka, Autocheck Africa was born out of a need to disrupt an underutilized and unstructured industry,” Speaking on the partnership Onyeka Akumah, Co-Founder and CEO of Plentywaka said. “Now, a partner or heroes on Plentywaka…

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