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Five Best Tech Firms In Kenya

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Kenya is a regional hub for technology and that’s one reason why it is never a surprise to see some world’s tech firms encroaching into the country’s market.

Some of the international technology companies have opened their offices in Nairobi as they look to explore Kenya’s and East African regional markets.

With the establishment of offices in Nairobi, these tech firms have opened doors for Kenyans who are into technology to work with them as well as provide their services at the doorstep for Kenyans who may need them.

Below are some of those multinational and local firms that are highly related concerning their operations and services.

IBM

This is one giant tech firm that cannot be easily forgotten now that it has the most patents given by any company and is credited for various technologies such as hard drive, DRAM, and ATM among others.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is one of the oldest tech companies in the world and has its headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. The company is operating in over 170 countries including Kenya where it has its offices at Atrium Building Cnr Chaka and Lenana Road, Kilimani.

Bolt 

With origin from Estonian, the taxi app company is one of the biggest tech firms in the country. If you are seeking transport services for a rise within Nairobi, you can always contact them through their app. With Bolt, you can also order food online and they deliver it to you at your doorstep.

Microsoft 

If you are tech-savvy or technology-oriented, you must have used one or two products of this American multinational company.

The corporation produces consumer electronics, computer software, personal computer, and other related services.

In Nairobi, the company has its offices in Parklands, so if you wish to look for a job or seeking their services, you can always visit them there.

Andela

If you wish to be trained as a software developer, you can visit Andela – an American company that specializes in training software developers.

In 2016, the company secured Series C funding from the Chan Zuckerberg initiative for its effort to train developers.

Safaricom 

Safaricom is definitely not just the largest tech firm in Kenya but also the largest.

The company runs several technological services including SMS and call services, internet services (Home-Fibre), and mobile money transfer service (M-Pesa) among others.

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