June 22

Kenyan Foodtech Startup Kune Raises $1 Million Pre-Seed for Its Ready-to-Eat Meals Service

By Tage Kene-Okafor

While there has been a wave of innovation in food tech worldwide, it’s still in early days for Africa. There are only a handful of African food-tech startups, and a year and a half’s worth of global pandemic has added a couple to that list.

Kune is one of the most recent food-tech startups, and today, the six-month-old Kenyan-based company is announcing that it has closed a $1 million pre-seed round to launch its on-demand food service in August.

Pan-African venture capital firm Launch Africa Ventures led the pre-seed round. Other investors that took part include Century Oak Capital GmbH and Consonance, with a contribution from ecosystem management firm Pariti.

Photo courtesy of Jan Truter.

Source: TechCrunch (link opens in a new window)

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