Two Nigerian Startups Shortlisted as Top 30 Finalists for Demo Africa 2018
Two Nigerian startups, Accounteer and Termii, have been shortlisted for Demo Africa 2018. The two startups made Demo Africa’s shortlist of 30 African start-ups for this year’s event in Morocco. The event holds at the Le Studio Arts Vivants in Casablanca on October 18 and 19.
DEMO Africa 2018 – Top 30 Finalists Announced for Morocco Finale https://t.co/gFI5gI4WYO
— EIN News (@EIN_News) August 21, 2018
Both startups got their big break into Demo Africa when they emerged top three at the Nigeria regional competition held in Lagos. Now, they get to showcase their products and innovations in front of Demo Africa’s over 2,000 guests.
Also, as a member of the launchpad event, the two startups will enjoy some startup funding. They will receive funding worth over $25,000 and as well as software tools from Microsoft and Amazon.
And before the event, Accounteer and Termii alongside the other 28 startups will participate in a six-week virtual bootcamp. The bootcamp equips teams with necessary ideas in preparation for stakeholder engagements at the main event.
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Demo Africa Top 30 Finalists
Here’s the full list of the 30 shortlisted startups for this year’s Demo Africa event:
Accounteer (Nigeria): Accounteer is a cloud-based accounting platform that allows SMEs to create invoices, track expenses and receive online payments.
ADN Corp (Senegal): ADN is building applications to help African companies to improve their sales, marketing, and finance operations with decision support analytics systems.
Atlan Space (Morocco): Atlan Space is an Artificial Intelligence-based drone technology that tracks illegal fishing in African waters.
Brayfoil Technologies (South Africa): Brayfoil is a patented wing design that is a first in aerodynamic engineering. The technology allows planes to take off in a shorter distance, fly further and faster on less fuel and improves safety by a massive margin.
Casky (Morocco): Casky is the world’s first BlockChain based, Artificial Intelligence platform that offers users a chance to earn an appreciative asset/income by driving safely via a rewards-based system.
Chefaa Medicine Delivery (Egypt): Chefaa Medicine Delivery is a mobile medical application that allows users to order, refill and receive prescriptions seamlessly.
CLoud9XP (Kenya): Cloud9xp.com is a web and mobile platform where experience providers list their leisure experiences for exposure and manage bookings across travel categories and styles.
Complete Farmer (Ghana): An application that provides remarkable and innovative agribusiness solutions that enhance productivity, increase profitability and amplify competitive advantages across the agricultural value chain.
Dabchy (Tunisia): Dabchy is a fashion e-commerce marketplace for the Arab world.
Devless (Ghana): Devless is a simplified data repository for DevOps environments.
Hawkar (Tunisia): Hawkar is a smart electric car for physically handicapped persons.
Zuoix (Cameroon): ZOOMED (Zuoix Object Oriented Motor Electronic Device) is an SMS based car security system that does not require any form of internet connectivity to locate, immobilize and geofence cars.
Kourtim (Morocco): Kourtim is a logistics management system that provides real-time monitoring to all the stages of road freight transport.
Lula (South Africa): Lula is a Mobility-as-a-Service platform that connects stakeholders across cities, municipalities, and countries.
Maurice Communications (Cote D’Ivoire): A wearable technology company that provides health-tech solutions targeted towards emergency response, data collection and information dissemination for medical and emergency personnel.
Moldiag (Morocco): Moldiag is an R&D spin-off of the leading research lab that is focused on superior medical diagnostics.
Niotek (Egypt): Niotek is an Artifical Intelligence platform that enables implementation of Smart Factories, Smart Products, and Smart Services.
Qualitrace (Ghana): QualiTrace provides traceability and anti-counterfeiting solutions to the prevalence of fake products on the market.
Redbird (Ghana): Redbird partners with local pharmacies to provide rapid test technology for chronic and acute conditions, enabling them to expand their business, and giving patients a convenient way to monitor their health, wherever they are.
Regenize (South Africa): Regenize is a recycling collections company which rewards people for recycling and also educates them about the benefits of recycling.
Smarth (Algeria): Smarth provides innovative analytical and predictive solutions for any problem involving massive amounts of data.
Sote (Kenya): Sote is an information logistics platform built to integrate an array of logistics services across the continent to form a single supply web.
Tempest Gold (Botswana): The Tempest Gold app allows users to search for properties, connect directly with the buyer/seller and eliminate the middle man.
Termii (Nigeria): Termii helps businesses stay profitable by driving customer loyalty across multiple marketing channels.
Toufoula (Tunisia): Toufoula Kids is a multi-language Ludo-educational platform offered in Arabic, French and English for young children. The mobile app is linked to a smart printed magazine by Augmented Reality with the aim of reducing children’s addiction to screens.
Travelbudds (France:. Travelbudds is the social network for young, mobile, connected, travellers looking for the most authentic ways to discover the world and share their experiences.
VertoFX (London): Verto is a decentralized, business to business currency liquidity provider and price discovery marketplace.
Voxera (Egypt): VoxEra is a revolutionary device that provides travelers with a mobile roaming service that is similar to telecoms but at much lower prices.
WeflyAgri (Cote D’Ivoire): A drone based agritech solution that helps farmers remotely monitor their farms and identify production inefficiencies for better farm management.
Zipora (Kenya): Zipora is a smart luggage innovation with a patent-pending zipper that is breach-proof, and a security device that makes any zipped luggage smart. The smart device comes with a GPS tracker, a tensioner and vibration sensor to monitor luggage handling and breach attempts.
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