The Web Foundation’s Mobile Entrepreneurship Initiative stimulates the creation of new, locally relevant services accessible through mobile and Web technologies by transforming entrepreneurs’ ideas into products, and to build a company (start-up) behind these products.
This is the first in a series of blogposts where we catch up with some of the successful start-ups coming from the labs we are working in (Ghana, Kenya, Senegal).
In September of 2011, two Kenyan geeks – Mbugua Njihia and Steve Mutinda – presented their unreleased product to an audience of US angel investors and technology experts – you may recall a blogpost we dedicated to this event at the end of last year. Their product, MedAfrica focuses on delivering basic information about health and medicine to phones — not just smartphones — and enabling people to use that information on their own.
Now, a few months later, we’ve decided to see what they are up to, and to discover more in detail their continued evolution.