Shipping Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of Shipping startups in Africa, where innovators are rewriting the rules and redefining what's possible. Our carefully curated list is your passport to explore the trailblazers who are shaping this dynamic sector. Discover their bold solutions, game-changing products, and out-of-the-box thinking as they forge new paths in Shipping.

Cummulative Funding

$68M+

Total # of Companies

8

Total Deal Count

24

Total M&A Count

1

Total # of Investors

47

List of Shipping startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Trella is a technology platform that connects shippers to carriers to move freight intelligently.

Venture

$ 52,250,000

2018

2.

mylerz is a parcel delivery company that introduces a fast same day delivery through the use of unmatched technologies.

Seed

$ 9,600,000

2019

3.

Topship is a tech platform that provides shipping infrastructure for African businesses.

Seed

$ 3,000,000

2020

4.

Sendbox is a Nigeria-based social commerce app for deliveries, payments and online shopping.

Seed

$ 1,925,000

2016

5.

Fastvan is a South African startup that enables end-to-end supply chain optimisation via a centralised platform.

Seed

$ 730,000

2016

6.

Trukto is a platform that uses cutting edge technology to link shippers with truckers.

Seed

$ 400,000

2017

7.

SEND is a Nigerian startup which provides digital freight forwarder and customs brokerage for Africa.

Non-equity Assistance

$ 150,000

2017

8.

Bridge Express is an internal shipping company in Egypt offering online tracking and cash collection service free of charge.

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

Trella

Founded

2018

Overview

Trella is a technology platform that connects shippers to carriers to move freight intelligently.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 52,250,000

Employee

51-200

mylerz

Founded

2019

Overview

mylerz is a parcel delivery company that introduces a fast same day delivery through the use of unmatched technologies.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 9,600,000

Employee

201-500

Topship

Founded

2020

Overview

Topship is a tech platform that provides shipping infrastructure for African businesses.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 3,000,000

Employee

11-50

Sendbox

Founded

2016

Overview

Sendbox is a Nigeria-based social commerce app for deliveries, payments and online shopping.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,925,000

Employee

11-50

Fastvan

Founded

2016

Overview

Fastvan is a South African startup that enables end-to-end supply chain optimisation via a centralised platform.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 730,000

Employee

11-50

Trukto

Founded

2017

Overview

Trukto is a platform that uses cutting edge technology to link shippers with truckers.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 400,000

Employee

51-100

SEND

Founded

2017

Overview

SEND is a Nigerian startup which provides digital freight forwarder and customs brokerage for Africa.

Last round

Non-equity Assistance

Total raised

$ 150,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

Overview

Bridge Express is an internal shipping company in Egypt offering online tracking and cash collection service free of charge.

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

11-50

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