Rwand’s PikiWash, an eco-friendly, time-saving solution for motorcycles was selected the best startup in Rwanda and will be participating at Seedstars Summit, taking place in Switzerland in April 2018.
The weeklong training program with the opportunity to meet the other 75 winners, as well as investors and mentors from around the world. Traditionally, the final day of the Summit will be dedicated to pitching in front of an audience of 1000 attendees, with the possibility of winning up to the USD 1 million equity investment and other prizes.
PikiWash provides a solution to the challenge most operators face in terms of access to modern, effective and efficient motorbike cleaning and basic maintenance services. There are an estimated 30,000 taxi motorbikes in Rwanda.
Seedstars Kigali. The event took place last Friday at kLab. Umbrella, a digital platform that will provide access to crucial information about SRH to young women came second and HelloJob a web app that links technical job seekers and job givers grabbed the last spot in the top 3.
The other startups invited to pitch were BAG Innovation Limited, Imagine We, AgriGo Ltd, ONGERA LTD., Academia, Vitcard, Fiatope Digital Solutions, Made In Rwanda Online Ltd.