AHUB Pitch & Win
Africa is home to thousands of innovative startups developing solutions to change the way we live, learn and work across the continent. Tech startups from across Africa have submitted their video pitches and we are pleased to announce our five shortlisted companies for 2019!
GreenFingers Mobile (GFM) is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) that enables transparency in the value chain and digital IDs for small farmers. GFM replaces traditional pen and paper based farmer management systems with a platform to: collect farm and farmer details, baseline and household data for impact measurement, record yield and commercial transactions to build credit worthiness, monitor field extension staff activity, and ensure that effective and timely technical assistance is provided in the field. GFM allows agribusinesses and cooperatives to meet the criteria of food corporations and ethical standards for different stakeholders. It allows integration of APIs and is crop agnostic.
MiMi Money is a peer to peer mobile/blockchain technology company that reduces Africa's high cost of remittances from as high as 14% to 7% on average for fiat or even further to 2% (with Exchange) or 0.5% (without Exchange) of the remitted amount. It is especially useful for the unbanked Africans while providing millions of jobs to computer & smart phone literate youth as end process agents of MiMi Money across Africa.
Every day customers struggle to locate stores near them and same goes for merchants trying to get across to their potential customers. When this is not the case, the merchant struggles to get the goods delivered to the customers on time. We provide a safe, fast and secure platform by leveraging GPS, AI and Machine Learning to match customers to stores near them within a 1-2km radius and bridge delivery logistics issues with our community One Kiosk Pros to ensure timely delivery (ideally within a 59 minutes cycle).
The Award-Winning VISTA Destination Network Open Platform and Ecosystem is a one of its kind supply site platform, seamlessly connecting all hospitality and tourism businesses, amongst other stakeholders in a destination, with each other. It creates competitive advantages for all hospitality and tourism businesses in the destination including local tour operators, gaining back control of the visibility, reputation, and distribution for the entire destination and its hospitality and tourism businesses in order to become less dependent on market-dominating value chains.
Wireless Power cuts the power cord enabling autonomous operation for ultra-high powered industrial equipment. WiPo provides wireless powered solutions for drone, electric forklifts and factory robots, allowing automatic charging using wireless power. They have developed a drone port solution that enables the autonomous operation of drones whilst automating charging of drone batteries without the need for human interaction.