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Sokowatch is a company that operates an e-commerce platform for retail shops. It enables retailers to order products via SMS or mobile app and receive the delivery. In addition, the platform comprises historic purchasing data and provide credit and other financial services. 

HQNairobi, KE

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)413(+5%)
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Sokowatch Office Locations

Sokowatch has offices in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali and Dar es Salaam
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Sokowatch Financials and Metrics

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Sokowatch total Funding

$18.5 m

Sokowatch latest funding size

$14 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Sokowatch investors

Sokowatch's latest funding round in February 2020 was reported to be $14 m. In total, Sokowatch has raised $18.5 m
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Sokowatch Operating Metrics

Feb, 2020

Retail Customers

15 k
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Sokowatch Online and Social Media Presence

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Sokowatch News and Updates

Gayam Motor Works & Sokowatch Launch East Africa’s First Commercial Electric Tuk-Tuks

Sokowatch has partnered with Indian electric tuk-tuk manufacturer Gayam Motor Works (GMW) on this project, a first in Africa in the commercial electric tuk-tuk sector for hyperlocal deliveries

East African B2B retail platform Sokowatch has closed a $14 million Series A funding

Sokowatch focuses on business-to-business retail in East Africa

Sokowatch raises $14M to digitize Africa’s informal B2B supply-chain

Kenya based B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has raised $14 million in Series A funding toward its mission of revamping supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers. From Nairobi, the company has created a platform that connects merchants directly to local and multinational suppliers — such …

Sokowatch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sokowatch founded?

    Sokowatch was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Sokowatch have?

    Sokowatch has 413 employees.

  • Who are Sokowatch competitors?

    Competitors of Sokowatch include Returnly, GiftStarter and parcelLab.

  • Where are Sokowatch offices?

    Sokowatch has offices in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali and Dar es Salaam.

  • How many offices does Sokowatch have?

    Sokowatch has 4 offices.