Sematime wins Startup World Nairobi codefest

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Sematime beat five other apps to emerge the finalist at  Startup World Nairobi codefest held at 88mph Garage Nairob according to HumaIPO blog. When Boniface Githinji talked about  Sematime, a few weeks  ago during Nailab startups graduation, I thought It is a solid idea but did not take much interest on it.  Sematime is a creation of Boniface Githinji, CEO and founder Tusqee Systems Ltd.

Basically Sematime is an online service that makes it easy for people to communicate and send bills & invoices via sms. Some of the features are:

  • Free sms branding
  • Supports long messages
  • Easily add contacts from Excel files
  • Multiple account users

Sematime comes in  three packages

  1.  Sematime Starter: – free and mostly for individuals with an address book of 1000 contacts.
  2. Sematime Pro:- at KSh5999 per month with 30 days free trial- Ideal for SMEs
  3. Sematime Enterprise, at KSh11,999  a month with 30 days free trials ..Meant for the big corporates

Startup World is a global competition to find the next Global tech big name. The competition will be held in 36 cities world-wide, with the regional winners flying to Silicon Valley for a grand showdown to battle it out in front of a panel of expert judges to be crowned the world’s best startup.

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Kennedy Kachwanya
Lead Blogger at Kachwanya.com
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