Tag: Kuda Musasiwa

Fresh in a Box caves into customers demand. Finally releases app

One of the most recognisable local eCommerce brands, Fresh in a Box now has a mobile application. Interestingly, the Founder of Fresh in a Box Kuda Musasiwa has always been vocal about not having an app so I was pleasantly surprised when I heard the startup now had an app. I reached out to Kuda […]

Fresh In A Box Partners With Battle Of The Chefs’ Joseph Bunga To Deliver Pizza At Your Doorstep

Fresh In A Box has set their sights on a new target – fast food. Yesterday, Fresh In A Box & Joseph Bunga know for his local hit reality TV show Battle of The Chefs – launched Joey’s Pizza and managed to deliver to 130 homes – no small feat! The website itself looks and […]

What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Local Tech Companies & Startups?

Corona Correction… An intriguing term that has been used by some financial analysts to denote how the pandemic has “corrected” and continues to “correct” market valuations for business all over the world. After reading a number of these theories, I was left wondering what kind of impact has the virus dealt to local startups and […]

[Video] Fresh In A Box Founder – We Believe We Are Going To Be The Amazon Of Zimbabwe

Kuda Musasiwa, the Founder of Fresh In A Box recently talked about how the startup disrupted the market by delivering fresh produce direct to customers. Musasiwa gave his 11-minute talk at a Baker Tilly Central Africa College of Knowledge event; Quick NetOne, Telecel, Africom, And Econet Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount: EcoCash number: […]

Here’s How You Can Pay For Netflix Using EcoCash/OneMoney

A few weeks ago we talked about – a payments platform being introduced by Fresh In A Box in order to make it possible for Zimbos to make cross-border payments (that normally require a Visa/Mastercard) using local currency. The service has gone live and will facilitate payments for the following services and more: Netflix […]

[Update] Fresh In A Box Working On Service That Allows You To Pay For Netflix Using EcoCash

Yesterday, Fresh In A Box’s Chief Vendor Kuda Musasiwa announced that Fresh In A Box is working on a tool that will enable zimbos “to pay for stuff like Netflix easily and quickly using EcoCash and OneMoney”. This service will probably be in demand since many people just aren’t interested in getting prefunded debit cards, […]

3 Lessons We Learnt From Startups In 2019

I’m pretty sure 2019 was a pretty eventful year for all of us but through the good and the not so good, there are always lessons we can take. Here are 3 lessons we learn from 3 startups in 2019: Housing Hub – Solve The Problems In Front Of You This is probably the biggest […]

Watch: Kuda Musasiwa Reveals The Mistake That Started Fresh In A Box

We’ve talked about Fresh In A Box, a budding start-up that’s well known for home delivery of various products. Kuda Musasiwa, the startup’s Vendor-In Cheaf seats down with Newsday founder, Trevor Ncube to talk about how they accidentally started and how they are doing it. Also read: Fresh In A Box Rolling Out QR-Based Store […]

Fresh In A Box Adds Voice Search & Other Features To Their Website

Fresh In A Box (FIAB) has added some interesting functionality to their website – voice search. The new feature allows buyers to search more effectively throughout the FIAB e-commerce platform. Considering that the platform no longer sells agriculture produce and has extended to health, beauty, laundry, and alcohol among other things having a variety of […]

EcoCash CEO Blocks Entrepreneur On Twitter After He Complained About Agents Charging More For ‘Cashing-Out’

Whilst we were busy ranting about the fuel prices, a war was happening on Twitter between Kuda Musasiwa and Natalie Jabangwe. Kuda Musasiwa is that guy behind Fresh In A Box and Natalie Jabangwe is the CEO of EcoCash– both popular figures. What started as a threat to sue EcoCash for ignoring the practice of […]

NetOne To Engage Entrepreneurs & Content Creators On Local Data Bundle

We recently wrote a piece on local entrepreneurs calling for a local bundle that will improve access to local websites and services. I think the idea is a noble one that will do wonders for all types of local services and content but I wasn’t entirely sure how the networks being asked to do this […]

Entrepreneurs Call For Local Data Bundle To Help Zimbos Access Local Services & Websites

The new data prices have hit Zimbos harder than the army of the dead hit Winterfell and a lot of us are going to have to change our approach when it comes to browsing on the internet using mobile data. Two days ago I stumbled onto an interesting conversation between two local entrepreneurs who happen […]

Lytee Is A Startup That Will Allow You To Hire Workers The Same Way You Would An Uber

Have you ever heard of on-demand services for labour? That’s exactly what Lytee is. If you’re not familiar with what on-demand services are then let me explain further; essentially Lytee is Uber but instead of ordering rides, you’re ordering skilled and unskilled workers. This means you can get plumbers, electricians, IT specialists, someone to walk […]

Meet Fresh In A Box, A Start-up That’s Winning The Hearts Of Many With Its Home Delivery Of Vegetables

When I start to talk about home delivery, immediately, pizza or fast food rings a bell. But a certain start-up is delivering (home delivery) a different type of food, with fewer calories too, to homes. Fresh in a box is a new start-up that has lately excited the hearts of many with its home delivery […]

[Podcast} Making Thousands Through WhatsApp & Content Distribution Disruption In Zimbabwe

We recently had a chat with Kuda Musasiwa, Jnr Brown’s producer and the guy who coordinated the WhatsApp distribution model. In the conversation, he shared some insights on what made the WhatsApp hack work as well as his thoughts on online distribution, the impact of technology on Zimbabwean music and content, as well as the future of music technology trends for the local market.

Zim Hip Hop artist earns over $5,000 in 5 days using WhatsApp & mobile money to sell a single

The rap artist’s latest single, Tongogara, from his upcoming album Morning Glory, is being distributed via WhatsApp for $1 with fans paying for the track via mobile money. So far it has earned the artist over US$5,000 in less than a week.