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PIVOT EAST 2019 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

PIVOT East

June 19, 2019

PIVOT East, a startups competition is  geared towards nurturing the growing Startups and SMEs in East Africa. This year the competition opened for both hardware and software startups; this has influenced greatly the types of startups that we will see pitch during the conference this year. A number of startups in the manufacturing, agricultural value added products and health hardware startups just to mention a few. Most of them are leveraging  technology in sectors that conventionally were not considered tech savvy or embracing.

This year, we received 248 applications into the competition. 128 of them met the criteria and where submitted to a panel of 30 judges who to judge them and get the semifinalists shortlisted. This year also saw the first Semi finalist from Burundi and highest number of applicants we have had from Tanzania and Rwanda.  The finalists consist of 25 startups from across the region and 5 in the waiting list .

Here are the 2019 Finalists:

Finance Category:

TozzaPlus (Kenya)

TozzaPlus is a workforce management and payment system with mobile biometric Time Tracking, Payroll Management and automated salary payouts/payments to banks and mobile wallets. TozzaPlus plus also provides B2B salary financing to help enterprises pay their employees on time always.

SokoHela (Kenya)

SokoHela is an online short term working capital and financial literacy provider for micro and small enterprises in the urban agricultural value chain.

Engage & Prosper Africa (Kenya)

A Fintech startup that provides financial literacy to the bottom of the economic pyramid that is often left out by the conventional financial system.

A-Trader (Tanzania)

A-Trader is an AI-powered platform that enables users to access investment opportunities using any mobile device, and that also provides automated investment recommendations through a proprietary Robo-Advisor algorithm.

MOBISHULE(Kenya)

Mobishule is a Value Added Service proposition to parents of  partners’ schools that enables them to access small amounts of school fee cash advances using mobile.

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Denkim Insurance (Kenya)

Denkim Insurance is a Kenyan insurance aggregator that interconnects all insurance players in the insurance value chain by helping customers select, buy insurance products and experience quick claim settlement processes.

Social Impact Category

Savanna Circuit Technologies Ltd (Kenya)

MaziwaPlus Pre-Chiller, pioneering portable Solar powered chilling on transit systems that can be mounted on motorbikes, trucks etc with a Milk collection app for efficiency, accountability and maximize profits to dairy producers and cooperatives by cutting Milk post harvest losses at the farm gate, enhancing product traceability and quality control.

Toolboksi (Tanzania)

Toolboksi is a platform that solves & unemployment and poverty by increasing the access to job opportunities to the skilled workers (Blue-collar workers, handymen, repairmen) operating in the informal sector by connecting them with customers using inclusive technologies (Web/SMS/Apps/Call/Short-code)

ECO MAKAA  (Kenya)

‘Eco Makaa’ is an e-commerce company that connects local fuel briquette producers to a client base. These fuel briquettes are smokeless eco-friendly alternatives to wood charcoal

Kilimofresh Foods Africa Limited(Tanzania)

Kilimo Fresh runs a B2B E-commerce produce distribution platform focused connecting farmers with customers on a B2B model. Kilimo aggregates, trades and market all types of foods, grains, fresh fruits, and vegetables significantly reducing post-harvest losses by cold storage.

AfyaKit (Kenya)

We are a social venture start-up, focused on improving health outcomes by providing actionable in-facility data to health sector players across Sub Saharan Africa. They have  analytics tool that enables decision making for health managers.

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FreshBox Rwanda Ltd. (Rwanda)

FreshBox Rwanda is building modular, off-grid, solar powered, IoT equipped cold chain solutions to reduce post-harvest food loss in Rwanda and other developing nations. Our first product is an affordable cold room with a capacity of unto 5 Metric Ton. The cold room can extend the freshness of fruits and vegetables from 2 days to 21 days. It is designed and assembled in Rwanda.

Enterprise Category

FarmIT (Kenya)

FarmIT is an agricultural mobile based startup that uses crop mapping mobile technology to send real time and reliable agronomic, crop protection and husbandry practices to small scale horticultural farmers with an aim of improving

Kodisher Solutions (Kenya)

One stop solution for landlords and property managers for managing processes, transactions and data that improves efficiency and saves them money. Kodisher, manages billing, invoicing, payment processing and provides actionable reports.

Enfinite Solutions Limited (Kenya)

Through our portfolio of premium products – WakiliCMS and EliteSuite, we strive to make sure that law firms and legal departments are ran efficiently to minimize costs, increase profits and improve decision making criteria.

Mazimba Company Limited(Tanzania)

Using bananas to produce  wine as main product.

Vipimo (Kenya)

Vipimo is a ‘sensor as a service’ subscription service currently serving several large customers in the B2B space (large farms, freight forwarders).

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Tetch Astro Systems (Kenya)

AVAS-360 is a cloud based fuel management system of hardware and software products that together enable access and remote control of fuel stores,whilst monitoring inventory, deliveries, staff performance and sales volumes.

Entertainment Category

Cloud9xp (Kenya)

Cloud9xp is an online marketplace, booking service and distributor for leisure experiences. We offer a simple way to discover and book leisure experiences to do across Africa.

Klurdy Solutions (Kenya)

Klurdy is a design studio with an interactive online service for buying personalized african fashion.

UG Tickets (Uganda)

UG Tickets is a secure, online platform designed to facilitate the selling, marketing, and distribution of tickets for the convenience of event organizers/vendors and the consumers making it  possible for people to browse through a variety of events in music, football, festivals, conferences and talk-shows online; from any place, make the payments using mobile money and receive the tickets directly on their mobiles via Email and SMS.

Pingle (Kenya)

Pingle is a platform that is connecting users to activities that interest them within Nairobi’s malls. Users on the Pingle platform can discover, book, and pay for these activities on the app.

Smoke Advertising (Kenya)

Specializes in both above and below the line advertising.

Waiting List;

Be Afrika Media Ltd (Kenya)

A personalised African content and social network aggregated and curated platform. A platform that aims to be a  lead in the sustainability of and reinvention of African content.

Utilities Category

SHERIA KIGANJANI(Tanzania)

Sheria Kiganjani is the first online legal digital platform in Tanzania which enable users to access various legal services remotely from  their devices i.e. Mobile Phones, Tablets, Computers etc.

iCare (Tanzania)

iCare is a first Tanzanian online retail shop that allow individuals, organizations and corporations to buy basic requirements like food, school equipments and hygiene essentials for charity donations. Also iCare enable individuals to celebrate special moments in their lives such as birthdays, graduations, promotions, anniversaries etc.. by giving back as charity donation.

AT HAUSE Limited(Uganda)

The startup thus provides a solution that uses insect and rot resistant 3ply bags to store produce for longer periods and enable the produce earn better. The producers are pulled together disaggregated farms to a smart value chain linked to wholesalers financed to purchase farmer’s stock. The wholesalers are connected to marketplaces available with large-scale agro buyers in Africa, Dubai and the Gulf Cooperation Council region.

COINBOX KENYA (Kenya)

Coinbox allows its users to own Coinboxes in different and diverse listed brands and save for their due holidays by sending whatever amount they are comfortably able to their Coinbox until they reach the required amount.

Calm Wildness (Kenya/ Rwanda)

Calm Wildness is a jewellery business that designs, makes and sells beaded jewellery for conservation. It designs and makes unique jewellery that tells conservation stories through its make like elephants earrings for elephant conservation. It also aims to include women near environmentally protected areas in its production and also expand to other aspects of fashion.

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WeDeliver (Ethiopia)

WeDeliver is an on-demand delivery company with the objective of creating a centralized on-demand delivery platform through a mobile application. The platform will empower local businesses; empower low income earning communities and provide time saving services to end users by putting local business at the tip of their fingertips.

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Pivot East call for application for startups opened

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March 13, 2019

PIVOT East, one of the most prestigious startup competitions and conferences is now open for entries through its PIVOT East Startups Community Network. The competition officially opens its application portal for entries on March 12th 2019 and will continue to accept applications until midnight EAT on April 13th 2019.

PIVOT East is organised by iHub . The competition aims to catalyse the growth of  East Africa startups, so as to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s entrepreneurship ecosystem.  The key objective for this year’s event is to ensure that we provide maximum opportunities for all stakeholders to engage before, during and after the competition. It is only through this open engagement that we can surface learnings, which will go into ensuring a more robust ecosystem.

Applications to compete in 2019 will be entered as detailed startup profiles which describe the customer pain, the solution, revenue streams, team composition and commitment, market traction, projections and milestones among other aspects.  The overall startup profile will be used by the competition judges who will be experienced entrepreneurs, investors, startup enablers and business coaches to score the potential of the startup to become a sustainable high growth enterprise.

The competition has five categories in both software and hardware which are;

  1. Finance – including digital or mobile payments, banking, insurance, cryptocurrencies, e-commerce etc.
  2. Enterprise – including ERP Systems, CRMs, Recruiting platforms, value chain management, marketing, production,  etc.
  3. Entertainment – including gaming, social networking, e-magazines, music, video, photography etc.
  4. Social Impact – including education, agriculture, health, governance, and other social development themes.
  5. Utilities – A catch-all category including applications for enhancing the usability and versatility of technology etc

Start-ups across the region that meet the requirement can start applying for the competition. Information on how to join, including eligibility criteria, is HERE. The finalists will receive training and coaching on how to pitch to potential partners, customers and investors, sales, digital marketing, legal and employee retention.

The deadline for submission of applications is on 13th April 2019. Applicants are encouraged to start building and curating their startup profiles early as they might need to research or source some of the information required widely.

We are also looking for investors and partners if you would like to know more about this read HERE

For more information visit www.pivoteast.co.ke. Follow: www.facebook.com/pivoteast

Email: [email protected]

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Kopo Kopo secures $2.6 million in Series A Financing

Incubation

November 22, 2013

Mobile Money in Kenya has come a long way. Since inception, it has grown exponentially increasing from sh166.5 billion ($1.9million) recorded transactions in 2008 to 1.5 trillion ($17.7 billion) in 2012, this is according to The Kenya London News article dated October 23rd 2013.

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Kopo Kopo team at their office on 1st floor of Bishop Magua Centre

 Kopo Kopo, East Africa’s and perhaps the world’s first mobile money merchant acquirer, has raised $2.6 million in series A Financing. Kopo Kopo is hoping to use the new capital to hire top talent, expand its platform offering and accelerate global growth beyond East Africa with the goal of incorporating millions of merchants across the economic frontier into the formal financial system.

Kopo Kopo makes it easier for small businesses to accept mobile payments from customers and over time offering a number of value adding services. Kopo Kopo got an opportunity to be incubated at m:lab East Africa in July 2012. The company grew out of the incubation period within the first nine months of incubation moving to its newly acquired premises on the 1st floor of the same building (Bishop Magua Center) where they are currently located. Kopo Kopo started with a team of four, currently the firm has over 25 employees.

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The Kopo Kopo team discussing human-centered design

 In 2012, Kopo Kopo became an official partner of Safaricom and began to extend its “Lipa na M-Pesa service to merchants across three Eastern African markets namely Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. With the reduction of charges for Lipa na M-Pesa, merchants can now enjoy using the mobile money platform to pay for goods or services at the exact value of the item sold or service rendered. With the mobile money spreading across East Africa and the whole world, Kopo Kopo is the company to watch out for.

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Get involved in the Agri-Hack Championship!

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August 30, 2013

CTA1The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). From 4 to 8 November 2013, CTA and the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), Rwanda, will organize an international conference on ICT for Agriculture (ICT4Ag) in Kigali. This event will examine how ICTs are truly empowering producers and consumers along the entire value chain. It will showcase the exciting possibilities and incredible developments taking place in this area. In line with CTA’s strategy, the ICT4Ag conference will promote the application of ICTs in the agricultural sector with particular emphasis on value chains, advocacy and policy development.

A regional hackathon on ICT4Ag solutions is planned as one of the key activities that will run in parallel to the conference. In order to make this regional championship a success they are calling out for partners in Eastern Africa Countries for the national champions that will culminate in the finals in Kigali. Private and public sector run innovation, entrepreneurship hubs/communities from that the Eastern Africa region are invited to express interest in being partners nominating and supporting teams to the finals of the regional competition.

Developers can participate in this as early as now by asking the hub/lab/community they are affiliated with to express interest in participating as partners with CTA. To participate as a partner in the ICT4Ag Conference hackathon dubbed “Agri-Hack Championship” read more  HERE, you can also fill this FORM. Hubs in this countries can participate: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Important dates:

–       Hubs/labs have to apply and send their applications by 05 September.

–       Selection by hubs/labs of the team who will go to Kigali (following national hackathon or selection events) by 02 October.

Up to twelve (12) Tech hubs will be selected to organise hackathons or other selection events to nominate participating teams. Teams in the championship will compete for seed grants amounting to EUR 5,000, EUR 4,000 and EUR 3,000 for the first, second and third overall positions respectively. The hubs nominating the three winning teams will also receive a EUR 3,000 grant to undertake post competition incubation and business support to the winning teams for a period of 6 months. Interventions provided during the incubation period will include support to finalise development of winning solutions.

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Investor & Startups Expert Bruce Wilson To Coach PIVOT East 2013 Uganda Finalists

PIVOT East, Workshops

June 16, 2013

Bio PicBruce Wilson, an Investor and Startups Expert from the US will be in Kampala on Tuesday the 18th June 2013 to provide coaching and feedback on pitching for each of the 10 Uganda based PIVOT East 2013 finalists. Bruce is the Founder of The Relay Foundation, an early-stage investment fund and incubator in the US that has helped over 40 companies and over 2,000 students take the next step into the entrepreneurial field. He also has a depth of experience in Change Management in companies ranging in size from three or four locations all the way to nation-wide policy programs.
When not immediately developing, financing, or starting his own businesses, Bruce works on Tax Policy in the United States as it relates to the startup community and gives inspirational talks and performances to audiences of over 700 people. He’s getting involved with the PIVOT East 2013 finalists to share with them the key lessons he has learned from being on both sides of the pitching table so that they can sidestep all of the hurdles that he faced in his own experiences. We are delighted to have Bruce on-board for the coaching sessions, which will better prepare our Uganda based finalists for PIVOT East 2013 in just over a week’s time.

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Carey Eaton To Train PIVOT East 2013 Kenya Finalists on the Lean Startup Approach

PIVOT East, Workshops

June 14, 2013

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Carey Eaton


As part of our PIVOT East 2013 Kenya Finalists training this afternoon, we will be having Carey Eaton who will make a presentation on the principles of the lean startup approach between 5.20 pm and 6.00 pm at the iHub. Carey is the Co-Founder of One Africa Media as well as the CEO of Cheki Africa Media own well known digital business brands such as Cheki.co.ke and BrighterMonday.com in Kenya, as well as Cheki.com.ng and Jobbberman.com.ng in Nigeria, amongst others.
Carey was previously the CIO of Seek.com.au, Australia’s and News Zealand’s largest careers web site with global interests throughout Asia. Carey will share his vast technology startup experiences in Kenya and Nigeria as a Manager and Investor, and also discuss the finer details of how finalists can leverage the lean startup approach.
The lean startup provides a scientific approach to creating and managing startups and get a desired product to customers’ hands faster. The lean startup method teaches you how to drive a startup how to steer, when to turn, and when to persevere-and grow a business with maximum acceleration. It is a principled approach to new product development.

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Entrepreneur & Startup Expert Johnni Kjelsgaard To Train PIVOT East 2013 Finalists

PIVOT East, Workshops

June 13, 2013

Johnni Kjelsgaard who is a well-known and established entrepreneur and startup expert based in Nairobi will be conducting training for PIVOT East 2013 Kenya Finalists in Nairobi on Friday the 14th June 2013 at the iHub between 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm. Johnni will be running two training sessions, as follows:

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  • Dealing with Investors on Term Sheets & Valuations.
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  • How to pitch your startup and plan to Investors.

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Johnni Kjelsgaard


Johnni has been working with business startups in East Africa since the late 90s as an entrepreneur, consultant, investor, advisor and mentor. Based on this accumulation of know-how and his elaborate academic background he and his team have developed a unique framework dubbed “Innovate for Impact” (I4I) for supporting social enterprises from the ideation stage through to the pre-growth stage, which includes an extensive peer-to-peer methodology and proprietary learning tool (The ValueCompass™) aiding entrepreneurs in their planning and decision making processes, leading them to understand their business better and more holistically, addressing issues that maximises growth and success, and focuses on the most impactful aspects at different development stages of their start-ups.
Besides being the group CEO of GrowthAfrica, Johnni advises for a number of investment funds and sits on several boards in growth enterprises across the region.

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Startup Capital: Can Local Angels Play?

PIVOT East, Training, Workshops

April 7, 2013

Figures from Kenya’s Joint Admission Board for public universities indicate that in 2013 Twenty (20) public universities and colleges are teaching Computer Science and ICT related bachelors degrees. Universities such as Kenyatta university have an annual intake of about 67 students under the government sponsored program in their computer science and Telecommunication classes (self sponsored students not included).
Plenty of Human Capital
That public universities are churning out over 1,000 such graduates every year appears to be a safe guesstimate. Similar figures are plausible for privately sponsored students in both private and public universities. From these numbers I beg to query the theory often thrown around that long term projects such as Konza City will fail as the real priority is human capacity building. Apparently the government is doing much about human capacity development for ICT – at the university level.

With relatively high numbers of university level Tech graduates, one wonders then whether the economy is expanding fast enough to absorb such skilled resources into formal employment. I think not, and that is not bad in itself. From the increasing number of unemployed ICT graduates I meet on a daily basis, it appears that Kenya risks wasting such valuable human capital if the graduates wait further for formal jobs. I dare say that what these graduates need is not formal jobs. What they need is hope and a soft nudge into Tech entrepreneurship with a supportive ecosystem that provides accessible financial and social capital.
Need for angel investors in Tech
Although various sources of financial capital exist for tech entrepreneurs. They are not diverse enough to effectively address challenges of fledgling early stage startups. Venture capitalists are often too rigid to touch the very early stage, unproven businesses. Grants and competition prizes can be misused and often do not support the right entrepreneurship culture.
While local tech entrepreneurs forming startups struggle to access social and financial capital, theres a growing population of well connected upper middle class in Kenya. These financially endowed people in the society must be increasingly bored by traditional investment avenues such as real estate, long term debt instruments and the stock market. Besides, these increasingly high net worth individuals are actively on the lookout to diversify their investment portfolios. More high risk, high return asset classes such as early stage Tech startups are seemingly not fully exploited by the locals.
It is worth speculating that more local angel investors becoming active in the local tech scene can bring a holistic package to grow startups into sustainable job creating enterprises. The angels will not only be rainmakers bringing financial resources, social connections and valuable business advice to accelerate achievement of business goals for startups. They will also bring to startups an increased level of accountability towards business progress by virtue of vesting economic interests. The angels’ experience and understanding of the local business environment will also be very valuable to Tech startups in a marketplace that has been described by foreign business executives as “peculiar”.
Barriers to having more local angel investors being involved in the local tech scene appear to revolve around tech startups not being in the investors’ radar. Relative inexperience among the investors in evaluating Tech business opportunities also appears as a barrier. Investors otherwise experienced with traditional investment vehicles may not necessarily have a good grasp of risk mitigation mechanisms for Tech investments. Such investors when presented with Tech startups may compensate for their vulnerability by taking negotiating positions that appear ridiculous to Tech entrepreneurs regarding control of the startup – resulting in deadlock, no-deal scenarios.
Initiative to empower local angels
From its two years experience in Kenya and organizing Pivot East – East Africa premier mobile startups pitching conference, m:lab East Africa has identified lack of participation in the tech ecosystem by local angels as a growth barrier. m:lab therefore has a new initiative attempting to bridge the knowledge and cultural gaps between early stage tech entrepreneurs and local angel investors.
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Through practical investor workshops on Saturdays staggered conveniently over several weeks, m:lab aims to empower more angels to actively engage in the thriving tech scene. Besides handling industry specific investment considerations, the workshops will offer participant interactive learning sessions with experienced Tech investors reviewing case studies of Tech startups.
Individuals keen on taking part in the workshop may sign up on this page which also has more information about the workshop’s target audience, specific objectives and delivery format. Experienced investors may also opt to take part in this year’s Pivot East competition for an enhanced deal pipeline.

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Understanding Sustainability Challenges for mHealth Startups – Wireless Wednesday Recap

Wireless Wednesday

April 3, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 12.55.15 PMOn 27th March 2013, m:lab East Africa in partnership with Samsung Kenya hosted Wireless Wednesday for health at m:lab East Africa’s balcony. The meetup which attracted more than 40 participants was themed: Understanding Sustainability Challenges for mHealth Startups.

The meetup was attended by representatives from Health NGOs, Government, Phone Manufacturers, mobile operators, entrepreneurs, and mobile app developers among others. Key discussants during the event were; Caroline Ngugi from MedAfrica, Mbugua Njihia from Gruppo Potente and Maurice Baraza from Millennium Villages Project.

 Health is an essential basic need for everyone. The Government and NGOs are involved a lot in the health sector more than the Private Sector, by virtue of that its sounds like it’s not the business of businesses to provide basic health and health related services, but the business of the Government and NGOs to provide the services.

Some of the key observations during the discussion include;

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  • It was noted that the involvement of the private sector in health care is becoming more and more important because it’s very clear the Government and NGOs alone cannot provide the scale of services that can reach/serve the entire country. There’s a lot of funding opportunities coming in for the private sector in the healthcare space. The challenge is how to tap into all this funding opportunities that are there.

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  • Startups in the health sector have a lot of opportunities but have been experiencing slow growth. One of the challenge for most startups is funding. Some startups experience slow growth because they wait for donor funding which might not come, instead of finding other alternatives. Caroline from MedAfrica shared shared some of the sources of funding apart from donors that have worked for them.This includes; Advertising – where different organization championing the health brand advertised on their platform, premium rated sms and white labeling.

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  • It was also noted that there is a whole open field of non-communicable diseases that has not been tapped into which can be a good opportunity for the startups, but there is the need to work with the partners that provide such services.

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  • Anne Salim from iHub Research shared some findings from the infoDev funded study on mobile use at the base of the pyramid. From the findings there are around 33 health applications but people don’t know about them. This means that developers have to find ways to market their products and services to reach their end users.

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  • There is need for Partnership for content creation.

One participant suggested that m;lab East Africa could help do the mapping out of the health ecosystem so that its easy for the developers to know who is dealing with what and what area has not been tapped into to avoid duplication of efforts.

samsung-logo2Samsung Kenya has been playing a key role in helping to push the agenda of mobile health. Samsung Kenya are the sponsors of Wireless Wednesday for health, Maureen from Samsung said they sponsor Wireless because they are trying to find apps and solutions for everyday problems but also they must have massive appeal. For Samsung key is innovation which has impact.

Video clips of discussions and issues raised during the meetup are available to the public through m:lab East Africa’s youtube channel. A pictorial view of the discussion and the ensuing networking are available at the meetup’s photo stream.

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Wireless Wednesday: Understanding Sustainability Challenges for mHealth Startups

Health, Wireless Wednesday

March 21, 2013

m:lab East Africa in partnership with Samsung Kenya will host a Wireless Wednesday meetup on mHealth on 27th March 2013. The meetup themed: Understanding Sustainability Challenges for mHealth Startups will bring together stakeholders in the mHealth Ecosystem to exchange views and ideas on how to explore sustainable business models for startups deliver health related information and services through mobile technologies.

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 The meetup will be attended by representatives from Health NGOs, Government, Phone Manufacturers, mobile operators, entrepreneurs, mobile app developers among others.
 Key discussants during the event will be:

 The discussion will be moderated by m:lab East Africa’s John Kieti.

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 mHealth startups in Kenya are often faced with concerns about the sustainability of their business models. Furthermore, inadequate of collaboration between stakeholders impedes ability of players to take common beneficial approaches to the sustainability challenge. Some observations made in past Wireless Wednesday meetups on the mHealth ecosystem may be found in this blog article.
 Inadequate market research data in the industry is among the challenges expected to come up in the discussion. At the meetup, A representative from iHub Research will also share findings from the infoDev funded study on mobile use at the base of the pyramid. The discussion will also provide mobile developers and entrepreneurs insights and ideas on how to strengthen their business models in preparation for this year’s Pivot East competition aimed at showcasing the next wave of mobile startups in 2013.

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Wireless Wednesday meetups are aimed at creating a forum for exchange of views and networking between mobile application developers and practitioners in various industry sectors. The series of meetups on mHealth in particular aims to give the different stakeholders in the health sector a platform to share their thoughts on how to grow the regional mHealth ecosystem.
To attend the meetup, register here

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