Catalyzing the growth of the Kenya tech community

Start-Up Profiles - Bityarn

By Jessica Colaço
iHub
  Published 01 Jul 2012
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Over the last 2 years, the iHub has given rise to over 40 start-ups. A trending factor, that is noticeable is the rise of start-ups with a focus on social change and innovation such as M-farm and e-Limu.

One particular start-up to watch is Bityarnwhich started a year ago out of the iHub, the core team is comprised of Mimano, Muniu and Jude all have a passion for mobile technology and social change.

The team have developed applications such asChamapro whicha mobile platform that helps informal financial self-help groups and savings clubs digitize their information management and record keeping using an android Smartphone. It sends e-receipts of the transactions to group members via SMS. In a quest, to scale applications such as these, Muniu embarks on a journey outside the office and brings back the feedback from the community. Let us watch the team in action:

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