Kenyan Mobile App AroundMe wins Ksh 8 million in Nokia Create for Millions Challenge

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Kenyan Mobile AroundMe developed by James Mwai has won a total of 75000 euros(Ksh.8million)  in the Nokia Create for  Millions Awards. AroundMe topped  “On the Know” category and as a result  got the top prize of 50,000 euros. AroundMe further received 25000 for being  the Best Series 40 Location Based app according to the judges.  But the honor was shared by HeatMap by David Bello from Colombia.

AroundMe is a mobile app which allows you to easily and quickly find important businesses and services in your surrounding or any other location with your Nokia phone

On top of the  cash prize AroundMe will be promoted globally in various Nokia-owned channels including: online, social media, newsletters and more.

Congrats to James Mwai. More details here

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