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Mobile tech agency Click Labs opens SA office

In the last two years, South Africa has really witnessed an influx in mobile tech. From micro-jobs to on-demand courier services and more. Now, to in on the action, international tech agency Click Labs has announced its entry into the country.

Founded in India, Click Labs is a mobile app development company with a mission to provide tech solutions around the globe. In a span of three years, the company has grown to a team of 120 members.

Click Labs Africa is in line with the company’s vision to have presence in 30 countries across the world in next five years and adds to its offices in Seattle, Birmingham and Brisbane opened in the last 12 months. According to the company, it has executed over 100 successful applications for mobile gaming, small businesses and enterprises.

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“This launch will enable Click Labs to establish a touchpoint in the South African market, where the startup scene is beginning to show real promise,” says Parag Jain, CEO of Click Labs.

Click Labs is also behind Juggernaut, which is a product focused on powering on-demand services.

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“As investor confidence increases in Africa’s most advanced economy, there are going to be many opportunities to make a real impact especially considering the lack of development talent in Africa in general,” the CEO adds.

Click Labs Africa is said to have a highly skilled team positioned to capture the on­-demand market. The team’s expertise in digital/mobile strategy, product commercialisation, business modeling and development as well as marketing complemented by world-class technology offers African customers a winning solution.

Click Labs Africa has already identified use cases for a variety of sectors and will be closing some deals soon. Click Labs has also revealed that it has taken a small equity position in Nurses On Call, a Durban-based company.

Author Bio

Jacques Coetzee
Jacques grew up in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Keen to take over the world, one word at a time, he has always been interested in both politics and development and studied International Relations (BA) at Stellenbosch University. With an interest in innovation and social change, he seeks to tell the... More

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