CompuLynx Uvumbuzi Innovation Competition 2019 Winners Announced
The winners of CompuLynx Uvumbuzi Innovation Competition 2019 were announced shortly after the finals event took place in Nairobi last Saturday, September 14th.
Being CompuLynx’s first-ever innovation contest, #CompuLynxUvumbuzi Competition offered CompuLynx family an opportunity to showcase their skills in spurring innovative solutions to local and global challenges. The competing teams, comprising of developers, business, finance and administration departments of the Compulynx Family, were required to present their innovative ideas that offer solutions to global problems in fields like Retail, Transportation, Healthcare, Education, Banking and Financial Services, and more.
The battle to claim the top spot was hotly contested by 10 teams comprising of twenty-five participants from three East African Countries; Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, challenging each other with their game-changing innovative ideas of technology solutions/ platforms for two cash prizes. Furthermore, ideas that are taken to market give the presenters the opportunity to participate in a revenue share with the company
Ranked in the first place, the winning Project was ‘Ghala’ on luggage management presented by team Luna. The first runner up project was SafiCleans, on connecting domestic workers with homeowners using the mobile app by team Hybrid.
CompuLynx Uvumbuzi Innovation Challenge aims at fostering Innovative Thinking alongside encouraging learning, collaboration, and growth among Compulynx Family.
This year’s contest is based on the theme of: ‘Innovation for A Better World’. The competition offers CompuLynx family a fantastic opportunity to present innovative ideas and display their skills.