June 17, 2022
The Venturecation: Klasha, Proper, Manzil and more
San Francisco and Lagos-based paytech Klasha has closed a total $4.5 million seed funding round after it received an additional $2.1 million in funding.
The funding round includes participation from Amex Ventures and Global Ventures.
Klasha says it will use the funding to expand to five more African countries in 2022 and re-launch its consumer app renamed KlashaCart, to allow African consumers to shop from eligible international merchants online.
Launched in May 2021, Klasha’s technology allows African consumers to pay international online merchants in African currencies and money methods at checkout and then have their goods shipped to the continent.
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