Nairobi, Kenya- 54hrs was all it took for 56 of 120 participating teams to pitch ideas; 13 of them to be shortlisted; and one team to emerge winner at the Startup Weekend in Nairobi.
The most innovative and original idea was credited to Mobilab for their presentation of mVerify. The platform is built to check the originality of official documents (certificates, references, land title deeds) by cross-checking unique document identifiers such as serial numbers to their database.
Local music streaming distributor iBambe was acknowledged with an honorable mention while iMedic won the category for best demo of their patent status data capture and sharing tool.9 other teams presented their ideas.
Tusemezane – A 2 way SMS platform for election communication.
Christian Dating site with a difference - Dating site for Christians.
Masomo Moja – Making education affordable and available for teachers, students and parents.
Jiamulie – Traffic prevention solution with features of crime reporting and information sourcing.
Success solutions – Advertisement space.