Startup-Land: Uganda

Peec REM is a remote mon­i­tor­ing and meter­ing sys­tem for solar mini-grids that allows util­i­ties to con­trol and mon­i­tor equip­ment and pow­er con­sump­tion. Philip Kyeswa, a devel­op­ment engi­neer, and his co-founders devel­oped Peec REM to fill a major gap in a rapid­ly grow­ing indus­try. While solar mini-grids are ide­al for mul­ti-fam­i­­ly dwellings in remote areas …

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Ener­Grow is an elec­tri­cal equip­ment financ­ing start­up based in Ugan­da. We work with ener­gy com­pa­nies to help peo­ple buy appli­ances they would­n’t nor­mal­ly be able to afford to increase their income. Why? Hun­dreds of mil­lions of peo­ple across Africa have expen­sive on-grid and off-grid elec­tric­i­ty con­nec­tions that are hard­ly used. Cus­tomers can afford elec­tric­i­ty, but …

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The Sparky Dry­er is a low-tech machine that uses bio­fu­el to dry any type of food with the same effi­cien­cy as an elec­tric dry­er. Its heat source makes it reli­able to use in any weath­er and at any time, even in remote poor places with­out elec­tric­i­ty. It is designed to ensure good food hygiene, especially …

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In Kam­pala, Ugan­da, there are cur­rent­ly more than 100,000 unli­censed street ven­dors work­ing in unsafe con­di­tions and with uncer­tain busi­ness prospects. Musana Carts are street vend­ing carts that are solar pow­ered, equipped with access to elec­tric­i­ty and an upgrad­ed cook stove, and save three tons of car­bon emis­sions per year. Along with the cart itself, …

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Smart­phones have tak­en over our lives. Did you know that the aver­age smart­phone user spends more than 4 hours a day on their phone? ChargeKo Tech­nolo­gies Lim­it­ed is a mar­ket leader in the pro­vi­sion of elec­tric charg­ing solu­tions. We offer a vari­ety of mobile charg­ing kiosks, charg­ing lock­ers and oth­er mobile charg­ing solutions.

SolarPipo is a one-stop-shop part­ner for solar projects in the val­ue chain of the Ugan­dan dairy sec­tor. We are an inter­me­di­ary orga­ni­za­tion with the goal of facil­i­tat­ing the process of dairy cus­tomers acquir­ing solar sys­tems for cool­ing, water pump­ing and oth­er pro­duc­tive applications.

Bodaw­erk is an inno­va­tion and man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pa­ny with a vision to become the main provider of e‑mobility solu­tions for the African mobil­i­ty and logis­tics sec­tor. Their goal is to make it 100% elec­tric while being eco­nom­i­cal­ly, social­ly and envi­ron­men­tal­ly sus­tain­able. They offer man­u­fac­tur­ing of new elec­tric motor­cy­cles based on the pop­u­lar Bajaj Box­er 100 motorcycle …

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Ensi­buuko is a lead­ing fin­tech com­pa­ny based in Ugan­da that is com­mit­ted to finan­cial inclu­sion in Africa. Mobis micro­fi­nance soft­ware devel­oped by Ensi­buuko helps com­­mu­ni­­ty-based micro­fi­nance insti­tu­tions auto­mate their data, process­es and pay­ments to effi­cient­ly deliv­er finan­cial ser­vices in their com­mu­ni­ties. Our plat­form is wide­ly used in Ugan­da and is also avail­able in Zam­bia, Tanzania …

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Found­ed by David Opio and James Dai­ley, gnu­Grid has devel­oped Solar Sen­tra to stream­line and auto­mate the high­ly frag­ment­ed solar indus­try in Ugan­da and beyond. gnu­Grid uses AI-opti­mized sen­sors to mon­i­tor solar sys­tems and col­lect data on pow­er con­sump­tion used by solar com­pa­nies for cus­tomized ser­vice deliv­ery. gnu­Grid bun­dles this hard­ware with dig­i­tal pay­ment transactions, …

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Innovex was found­ed in 2016 and is a Ugan­dan com­pa­ny that aims to dri­ve the socio-eco­nom­ic trans­for­ma­tion of Africa through the devel­op­ment of new tech­nolo­gies. Their exper­tise includes embed­ded sys­tems, con­nect­ed devices, web and soft­ware devel­op­ment, and wire­less com­mu­ni­ca­tion tech­nolo­gies. Innovex entered the mar­ket with a self-devel­oped IoT solu­tion. This solu­tion, “Remot”, pro­vides cus­tomer service …

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