Zimbabwe and regional technology news and updates



Nyaradzo logo

African fintech startup Zoona secures $15 million investment, focuses on major growth over the next 4 years

One of Africa’s regional fintech startups, Zoona, announced that it has raised US$15 million in a new round of funding.

GetCash to introduce its own WhatsApp alternative called GetChat

Speaking on the sidelines of the event, George Manyere, the director of GetCash and founder of Brainworks Capital (which owns GetCash) highlighted how their team was exploring ways of harnessing locally developed technology to provide solutions that are more affordable for Zimbabweans.

Brainworks officially launches GetCash mobile money platform, sets eyes on being payment platform of choice in Zimbabwe

The new platform, which has been launched for primary use through a mobile application, offers a wide range of electronic transactional services which include the option to apply for a loan (this is linked to Getbucks), bill payments (this covers options like ZESA, ZIMRA, DStv and some merchants) airtime purchase as well as the transfer of money from commercial bank accounts into the GetCash wallet.

NettCash is now GetCash, as Brainworks prepares to integrate it with GetBucks

After acquiring Nettcash from Mozido and other local shareholders recently Brainworks is finally moving to rebrand the company in line with other financial services companies it owns. NettCash has been rebranded to GetCash. In addition to the rebranding, the company may also be planning to closely integrate the mobile money platform to their micro-credit, GetBucks. […]