April 28th,2016

Company Data

  • Company Name: SafeMotos
  • Office Address: SafeMotos, ORN Campus, KG9, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Company Email: info@safemotos.com
  • Company Phone: +250783110021
  • Company URL: http://www.safemotos.com/

Company Facts
  • Type of company: smart transport
  • Left kLab: May 2015
  • Number of employees: 1-10

Summary

SafeMotos is is a safer Uber for African motorcycle taxis. SafeMotos pulls sensor data from drivers equipped with smart phones to measure deceleration and speed management then only connect customers to drivers above a certain threshold.

Startup in detail

SafeMotos makes it easy and safe to be picked up by a moto. Using a smartphone application, customers get picked up from any location of their choice using either SafeMotos Android app or SafeMotos IOS app.

Customers can easily pay from their SafeMotos wallet which can be connected to mobile money cash, and credit cards, with affordable prices being determined by distance driven. Drivers give better customer service because of promotions for good performance and because customers can review them.

Innovatively, SafeMotos makes use smartphones sensors to keep customers safe. By pulling sensor data from driver’s smart phones SafeMotos is able to measure acceleration, breaking and top speeds so only the best moto drivers get connected to customers.

CNN thinks SafeMotos is the African tech startup company to watch in 2016. SafeMotos has performed more than 20,000 trips in Kigali.

April 28th,2016

Company Data

  • Company Name: Academic Bridge.
  • Office Address: Muhima, Kigali RN3.
  • Company Email: info@academicbridge.rw
  • Company Phone: +250788306963
  • Company URL: http://www.academicbridge.rw/

Company Facts
  • Type of company: ICT Education.
  • Left kLab: June 2015
  • Number of employees: 1-10

Summary

Academic Bridge is a tech education startup. It develops an information management platform for schools, parents as well as guardians to easily monitor the performance of students and get real time data about students.

Startup in detail

Academic Bridge is a web based platform as well as android application built and developed for schools with different modules such as: student and staff records; academics records; student and staff attendance list; students discipline and test results, finance administration, online enrollment, timetable builder and an SMS integration.

The platform enables schools to efficiently collect, process, manage and share students’ information and data.

Academic Bridge strives for parents engagement and full commitment in education of their children. Research shows that the more parents engage and commit to their children’s education, the more efficient and effective the education sector becomes, of which is one of most crucial contributing factors of Academic Bridge of leveling up the Rwandan education sector thus an inclusive education sector for students, teachers, school administrators and parents as well as guardians.

Academic Bridge gives the leverage to parents/guardians to use their mobile phones to get instant real time and accurate students’ information from the school where their school is enrolled.

Currently Academic Bridge is being used and has been adopted by 9 schools with 6300 students record in the system.

April 12th,2016

Company Data

  • Company Name: AC Group (Airclerk)
  • Office Address: KG 566 st 3 Kimihurura, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Company Email: info@acgroup.rw
  • Company Phone: +250783716276
  • Company URL:http://acgroup.rw/

Company Facts
  • Type of company: Smart Transport
  • Left kLab: January 2015
  • Number of employees: 1-50

Summary

AC Group is a cashless payment smart system solution provider in the public transport.

Startup in detail

AC Group created and built a card-based cashless payment system for public transport, and is working with the government to build a smart transport system, which will eventually be a key contributor to developing a smart city as part of Rwanda Vision 2020 goals.

AC Group launched another use case for the cards where people can now use their same transport cards in shops, at the stadium for events, and at restaurants. This was done in partnership with .

AC Group most popular and widely used service is "Tap&Go card" for passengers under the “One card one City campaign” on the biggest bus operator in Kigali - Kigali Bus Services (KBS).