Pivot East 2013

Pivot East 2013 is happening today, and the startups to watch today are as listed below:

Mobile Society Category – Morning session

  1. Kytabu: Kytabu, is a micro-leasing textbook subscription application that enables students to get just the material they need to learn, when they need it, wherever they are and pay for just that piece of content while they have it. – Kenya

  2. iDaktari Ltd: iDaktari,a multi-platform healthcare system tailored for doctors with private practices that simplifies information management and security. -Kenya

  3. Skoobox: Skoobox, an academic-networking platform for students that provides them with a platform to share and make the learning process more connected and open.- Kenya

  4. Ecademy Africa: eShule, a mobile app that will offer career and college counseling, and alternative eLearning via online courses and exams for high school students.- Kenya

  5. Code Vision Ltd: BrainShare, a mobile and web application that enables students to easily access academic content such as past papers and simplified notes. – Uganda

Mobile Enterprise Category -mid-morning session

  1. SleepOut.com: SleepOut, SMS-driven booking process connects both commercial and peer-to-peer hosts with guests and agents.-Kenya

  2. SchoolMaster Solutions: An information portal for parents and school administrators, available as a web application as well as a mobile app for Android devices.- Uganda

  3. echorest Technologies Ltd: echorest, an android application that is a real-time,proximate-based buyer-powered market place that tries to connect buyers and seller through sms and email. – Kenya

  4. Mank and Tank : Virtual Classrooms on mobile devices that allow users to access educational material,create digital content,present & share info. – Kenya

  5. Binary Logic: Meka,a mobile and web product and price reference platform that gives you information about anything you would like to buy, capability to order online, as well as GPS direction to the store. Uganda

Mobile Entertainment Category – Afternoon Session

  1. Jooist: Jooist, a social gaming network for mobile phones. It enables users to discover, download and play free games, compare scores & achievements with friends. – Kenya

  2. Kola Studios: Matatu, is a two-player card game based on the popular Ugandan game played with a pack of cards.The game can be played on Mobile (Android) and on Facebook. – Uganda

  3. TiVi: TiVi,delivers program guides, gossip, reviews & spoilers direct to your phone. – Kenya

  4. 254Events: 254Events, a mobile and web platform that gives  information regarding events and purchasing of the event’s tickets.- Kenya

  5. Tokelezea: Tokelezea, a mobile application that provides a dynamic guide to your neighbourhood fun list, it enables you to find out what your friends are up to and also brings relevant reviews and related news. – Kenya