June 15, 2021: Sky.Garden, a Kenyan e-commerce startup, has closed $4 million round of Series A funding led by SANAD Fund for MSME, Aavishkaar, UNCOVERED FUND and KSK Angel Fund, the latter founded by Japanese former AC Milan footballer Keisuke Honda to accelerate its growth, as reported by Disrupt Africa.

In April this year, Amitruck and Sky.Garden have announced reinforcing partnership to keep business supply chains moving.

Launched in May 2017, Sky.Garden is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for mobile commerce that is built specifically for African businesses. It is easy-to-use online marketplace allows informal traders, SMEs and established businesses to sell their products.

Sky.Garden raised a $1.2 million seed funding round in 2018.

Since its launch, thousands of stores in Kenya have opened webshops through Sky.Garden, which allows a retailer on one side of Kenya to sell products to a customer on the other side without any tech background.

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