Ugandan Startup Xente Expanding to 3 More African Countries

Xente, a Ugandan grown online service provider, and payment gateway is in the process of establishing itself in other African markets, Lyn Tukei, a marketing and public relations officer at Xente LTD, confirmed to this website on Monday.

Launched in February 1, 2017, naming Allan Rwakatungu and Francis Nkurunungi, both founders, as chief executive officer and chief operating officer respectively, Xente has since offered wide-ranging products and financial services to its users, including online shopping, purchasing airtime across all networks, paying bills, buying movie and bus tickets among others. The payments are made either by way of mobile money or through the bank via the Visa Mastercard.

To attract customers and, more importantly, retain them, the company has been carrying out multiple promotions where the users get cashback. Currently, according to Lyn Tukei, they have more than 10,000 people using the app.

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