Backstreet Academy lets you book unique activities hosted by locals. Its aim is to connect locals to the tourism industry so that they receive direct economic benefits.
B2B Fintech startup SourceSage aggregates and delivers real-time market intelligence and business opportunities. Their platform is now being used across 95 countries.
Indian ride-hailing app Jugnoo calls itself a “one-stop solution for all your hyper-local needs.” Currently, the startup claims to have 15,000 auto-rickshaws running on its app, notching up 50,000 transactions in a day, and 5 million users.
CredoLab has developed a credit risk management solution for emerging market economies. It’s app, CredoApp, extracts data from a user’s mobile device to create a unique and anonymous digital footprint, which the company is then able to develop into predictive credit scorecards.
Fintech startup Digio aims to turn your smartphone into a mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) system – counts payments giants Mastercard and Visa among its partners, as well as big tech corporates including Epson and Samsung.
Software-as-a-service startup Aureso helps car dealers modernize on two fronts: it does away with inefficient, paper-based processes and adds a layer of previously unavailable business intelligence. It can be configured to connect multiple dealers with groups, importers, and manufacturers so that everyone along the chain benefits from real-time sales performance data.
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