By Huston Malande  |  October 7, 2019


SOUTH AFRICA/INERNATIONAL: Flex.Club is a marketplace for gig workers to access assets by leveraging their reputation generated by the sharing economy platforms starting with ride sharing. Flex.Club uses data generated by platforms such as Uber to underwrite risk using machine learning to match members with asset rental offers that suit their reputation. The company started out in South Africa, is headquartered in the Netherlands and is also addressing Mexico as an additional market. During the pandemic the company pivoted to a mobility as a service platform in South Africa working with car leasing companies. Ridesharing rental options have focused on Mexico. The founder Tinashe Ruzane is an ex Uber EMEA employee