The crowd waited with much anticipation last night (June 15, 2011) as evening fell on the successful completion of the two-day “conf-etition” at Ole Sereni Hotel (Nairobi Kenya). Their patience was rewarded when the winners of Pivot25 2011 were announced with great fanfare. Winners of each category received 5,000 USD, a Nokia N8 phone, and Samsung 640GB hard drive. The overall winner received 25,000 USD and a free trip to pitch at the Demo Conference in the USA (worth worth over $20,000 USD).
Congratulations to all who participated in Pivot25 2011 and a special hand to the winners.
Overall Winner: MEDKenya (www.medkenya.com)
MEDKenya is platform that provides symptom checkers, first-aid information, doctor & hospital directories as well as relevant alert services. The service aims to make healthcare information affordable and accessible to Kenyans. Health is a universal need that forms part of Vision 2030 and the Millennium Development Goals. The project is a collaboration between Gruppo Potente and Shimba Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Winners by Category
Mobile Payments/Commerce: M-Shop by MTL Systems
Mobile Health: MedKenya by Shimba Technologies