Kenya’s Nailab (Nairobi Incubation Lab), a tech business incubator launched in 2011 today held a demo day for its season four startups in a move to build entrepreneurship and create jobs for youth in the country.
According to Sam Gichuru, CEO and Co-Founder, Nailab, “It is important that we who make up the hub and tech ecosystem of ICT in Kenya continue to work with and support start-ups. The ideas and solutions showcased by this young people are not only addressing real customer needs and issues, but are also helping in the creation of local jobs and serving our young people in realizing financial independence.”
A 24/7 entertaining and captivating mobile stock simulation game that mirrors NSE real time stock trading while helping to equip and familiarize players with practical financial literacy skills required to trade on the Securities Exchange using system generated currency, making it risk free.
An online errand running and tracking platform targeted at Kenyans living in the diaspora. The platform does this by allowing users to order their tasks for a fee, and follow the progress of the same. Some of the tasks include bill payment, passport renewals and tax remittances.
An online fashion hub for designers created to provide a platform for them to meet, discuss and interact through sharing of ideas relevant to their field. The platform also offers a market place for them to showcase and sell their creations to fashion lovers locally and across the continent.
A fashion design company incubated to develop an ecommerce platform for its already existing physical store. Young Freddie Collections designs and makes custom items using African based fabric prints such as Ankara, Kitenge, Maasai prints and Kente. Products range from shoes, handbags, coats and shorts.