By Miguel Heilbron on August 21, 2014
Congratulations to VC4Africa member Saya, acquired by US based mobile services company Kirusa!
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“In launching Saya, we wanted to create a world class product that was made by Africans, for Africans,” says Saya’s CEO Robert Lamptey.
Robert Lamptey and Badu Boahen are the two Ghanaian entrepreneurs who founded Saya in 2011. They are both graduates of the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) program in Accra. Saya provides a chat application that cuts the costs of SMS and also gives low-end phones users access to functionalities such as Facebook chat, group discussions, location-based chat, and exchange of multi-media. Today their apps are used in over 35 countries worldwide. Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, India, and [...]Continue reading Ghana’s messaging startup Saya acquired by US based mobile services company Kirusa »