Nigerian HR startup Bento expands to Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda

Nigeria-based digital payroll and HR administration platform Bento has introduced its launch into three new markets, establishing a presence in Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda to develop the corporate’s attain throughout the continent.

Based in Nigeria in 2019, Bento addresses lots of the challenges African companies face by automating wage funds, tax, pensions and different statutory remittances. Via its cloud-based platform, Bento empowers African companies and streamlines a lot of their processes with a single click on. 

For workers, the platform affords entry to third-party providers corresponding to credit score options – which embrace the flexibility to pay college charges and lease month-to-month slightly than yearly – unemployment insurance coverage, financial savings, investments and rather more, all without charge to employers.

In its residence market of Nigeria, Bento serves over 900 energetic companies, and it’s now increasing internationally for the primary time. Having obtained full working licenses in every market, Bento is now constructing native groups in Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda and can adapt its merchandise for native cultural and monetary nuances. 

The corporate is concentrating on additional fast development throughout the continent, and can launch in Egypt, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola and Senegal by the top of 2022.

”Seeing so many firms utilizing analogue strategies to handle their workforce is concurrently irritating and thrilling for us. Employers don’t have entry to regionally customised, world-class payroll and HRM instruments, and workers can’t simply entry third-party providers to assist make life simpler,” mentioned Ebun Okubanjo, co-founder and CEO at Bento. 

“When you concentrate on it, your wage powers your life, so we’re constructing the working system that can have a profound influence on the African continent for generations to come back.”


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