PIVOT East, a startups competition and conference geared towards raising the quality of startups in the region and improving their invest ability, has unveiled semifinalist for this year’s competition.

The semifinalists totaling 50 will be competing to be in the list of 25 exceptional startups set to fight it out for market recognition and investor interest during the finals conference on 15th November.

The competition attracted over 120 applications from Across the region. Compared to the previous editions, this year the competition received many applications from countries like  Rwanda and Ethiopia.

The competition also attracted applications from Somalia, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. We also received applications from non-East African  countries e.g Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Lesotho, Tunisia and Gabon.

The finalists are:

Finance Category

  • ForeverAppy Ltd (Vivi)
  • EdgePoint Company Ltd( WaterTek)
  • BusinessTYC
  • DusuPay.com
  • SoKompare
  • Kibugee Limited:
  • SAMSAM COMPUTER AND SOFTCARE LIMITED(Mlinzi)
  • Andrea Consulting (A-Traders)
  • Ujuzi Software Solutions Limited
  • Cytrone Pay
  • Inclusion Media (paid.co.ke)

Enterprise Category

  • Mobiticket
  • Travo
  • Ajira
  • SapamaERP.com
  • SLASH AIR HOLDINGS LTD (TumaCredo)
  • e-Kodi
  • X20 Labs
  • sumuni limited
  • e-PayRent
  • Kleva Plus

Society & Governance Category

  • MobFit
  • Markit Opportunity
  • Capsule Health (Flare)
  • SkoolDesk
  • AirKlip
  • Medulla Shelf
  • Quantum Analytics Limited (Shamba-PRO)
  • Elimu Yetu
  • AfyaIQ
  • Techno Stuffs Ltd

Utilities Category

  • myhr
  • Mobilized Construction
  • Chimera IOT Smart Home
  • Aloyo Electronics
  • Alternative Waste Technologies
  • Savanna Circuit Technologies Ltd (X Bills )
  • FAMALIA Limited
  • weSurf
  • Simon Tito Foods
  • Tech Water Solutions (Tank Mkononi)

Entertainment Category

  • Request Africa Limited
  • DreamAfrica
  • Tamithi Ltd (Noga)
  • Cloud 9 Kenya
  • ITECHGEN IT SOLUTIONS (U) LTD
  • ROGECH ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS
  • Covercloud Ltd
  • Creatives Piazza
  • MyLoyal Tech International
  • The Campus Lady Magazine