Proptech startup, HouseMe, had placed first at the Seedstars Cape Town event in South Africa.

Seedstars Cape Town, which was held on October 19, chose HouseMe as the winner of the competition.

Fintech startup Slide Financial placed second and B2B commerce platform Kuba took third place.

HouseMe is a real estate startup founded in 2016 by Ben Shaw and Kyle Bradley.

The startup connects tenants to residential landlords, providing letting services for a fraction of agency fees.

Slide Financial offers white-label digital wallets and easy-to-use payment APIs for businesses whike Kuba partners small business owners to bring them digital tools that help them access new markets.

HouseMe, Slide Financial and Kuba – by placing on the top 3 – have secured places at the Seedstars South Africa finals on November 14 at the Seedspace Cape Town.

The next Seedstars event will take place in Johannesburg on November 2 at the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct.

By: ClaraDoku/