Tech start up’s are slowly gaining significance in the African economy, as technology is proving to becoming the future of tomorrow; given that the continent is looking into making the digital switch come the end of the year.
There are specific start ups that were making huge strides in 2014 and they seem promising in this year. This start ups are known in the regions they are in and all they need is a little more $$ to make it big in the continent.
These startups include:
ASiM was founded by Mark Migue Mwaura; and deals with Sales and Stock management solution which connects warehouses, sales agents and customers so as to enable them to get information related to the field of sales and marketing .
The application works on all Android mobile platforms, PCs & laptops, both offline and online, and integrates with popular accounting and EPR apps.
M-Changa an automated online fundraising platform accepting both mobile money and credit card donations. Founded by David Mark, this startup provides secure communication and record keeping capabilities.
M-Payer application was founded by Stella Njoki, an entrepreneur; it enables business to manage their transactions both cash and Mobile Money. It also helps business to keep track of customers as well as reports on any transaction through a mobile phone/computer.
Founded by Bran Asingia, ThePearlDream has a huge collection of Africa stories for children and can be accessed through all mobile devices with illustrated voice-overs as well as games and puzzles.
SOKO is an e-Commerce platform that connects craftswomen in developing nations to the global market place through mobile phones. Formerly SasaAfrica, this business was began with Ella Peinovich and uses a technology y that allows vendors to sell their goods directly to global consumers through their personal mobile phones, even without a compute and a bank account.
Founded by Marten Susbeek; Susteg provides reliable water access through micro-payments to people without fixe connection in their homes.