Following what can be described as some successful launch in Nairobi. Well, it did manage to disrupt Uber’s service enough for it to lower its prices! The Uber-wannabe taxi hailing service Little (formerly known as Little Cab) is now planning on launching in Nigeria early next year.
Other than Nigeria, the Craft Silicon found and backed by Safaricom service is also planning to launch in Uganda. The biggest problem, however, is that Little was founded through a partnership with Kenya’s leading mobile service provider Safaricom, and Craft Silicon.
While Craft Silicon has footprints in many other countries, Safaricom operates within the borders of Kenya. That would mean for Little operations outside Kenya, Craft Silicon will have to go at it alone or seek other partners other than Safaricom.
“We are now only operating in Kenya, but we are launching in Uganda soon. Safaricom is a good partner but they may not be in every market, but we have to figure out how to grow the business to other markets,” said Kamal Budhabhatti, the CEO of Craft Silicon. “Craft Silicon operates in 45 countries globally, and we are going …read more
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