Rwanda is turning into an important technology hub and is home to Africa’s “first high-tech smartphone factory”
The Mara Group has set out to make a difference on the African continent. The continent is currently benefiting from high commodity prices and has a young population. The company wants to seize the opportunity.
Introducing | Mara X
When the company opened its first factory in fall 2019, it made headlines around the world. It seemed incredible to many, that they could succeed. One year later Mara Phone is available in two versions.
Mara has brought African smartphones on the map and the company behind is willing to succeed. There is a real self-made story behind it and its founder, Ashish Thakkar. He is now considered to be Africa’s youngest billionaire.
History | first smartphones Made in Africa
A lively start-up scene has developed in Rwanda in recent years, as in many other African countries. The number of technology companies in Africa is increasing.