Browsing: BasiGo

  • BasiGo has received a $4.3 million Seed funding round, led by Novastar Ventures, to commercialise its electric bus business model and launch a local assembly of electric buses in Kenya
  • The company also revealed that it had brought two 25-seat electric buses to Kenya which are currently undergoing performance and reliability testing in Nairobi
  • The company entered the Kenyan market in November 2021, to provide electric buses for purchase by public transport providers
  • BasiGo’s aim is to offer Kenyans a more environmentally sustainable solution that is also cheaper to maintain than current diesel buses

BasiGo has received a $4.3 million Seed funding round, led by Novastar Ventures, to commercialise its electric bus business model and launch a local assembly of electric buses in Kenya.

The Kenyan-headquartered company also received funding from several Silicon Valley investors, including Moxxie Ventures, Nimble Partners, Spring Ventures, Climate Capital, and Third Derivative.

The company’s CEO …