Shortlist acquires Spire to boost talent development in East Africa

Dennis Price | ImpactAlpha


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“Mergers between startups in this ecosystem are quite rare“

About half of new graduates from Kenyan universities are not prepared for the workforce, according to a 2014 study, while fast-growing Kenyan startups struggle to find adequate talent.

Shortlist, a recruitment platform for small and growing firms in India and Africa, has acquired Nairobi-based Spire Education, which builds employee training programs for East African employers.

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