Check out the other startups that will join you at our tour!
Startups are coming from around the world to join the Start.up! Germany 2019 Roadshow (Graphic by Mosaik Management GmbH)
The insurance industry is ripe for innovation and disruption: Modern technologies have found their way into the insurance sector, and investment in InsurTech startups has soared in recent years. Whether it’s developing new insurance models or using data from smartphone apps and wearables to dynamically price premiums according to observed behavior - opportunities for startups are boundless.
AutoGenius accelerates insurance penetration using technology in Nigeria. It leverages technology (web portal and chat apps) and existing offline networks such as mobile money operators with massive sales networks to make insurance products readily available to customers thereby improving penetration and scale. We earn commissions from sales of insurance products sold on our platform and also from products created by us with our insurance partners for the market. Our target market is made up of the middle class and low income earners. Products like the Wellness Plan and Gadget Care are for the middle class while FlexiCare serves both the low income earners and the middle class.
Bimito is the first insurance issuer application in Iran. Bimito.com is the fastest, simplest, and smartest way of purchasing insurance. Thanks to Bimito, you can now browse among tens of insurance service providers, compare their respective prices, overall customer satisfaction rates, among many other important criteria. Once you are done with checking various listed insurance options, at a push of a button your insurance will be delivered at your address. With the help of Bimito, you will be able to make informed decisions about your insurance policies.
Bismart is an insurance aggregator that enables customers to compare benefits, exclusions and price from muiltiple insurance companies on a single platform, this increases transparency and insurance education. We earn a % of premium paid by customers through our platform.
Our company offers digital signatures based on Blockchain technology. We operate our business in a Software as a Service model, where we offer the platform to our clients, so they can leverage the features we offer.
Bluewave Insurance Agency Limited
We are an insurtech startup registered in Kenya that designs micro-insurance products and embed with underwriters for a commission and administration fee for our revenue.We distribute our products using mobile platforms-that is USSD Code(for both kind of mobile phones) and Mobile apps in order to make insurance easier, accessible and affordable especially to the undeserved markets by conventional insurance in Africa that made insurance penetration to stagnate for 3% over many decades.Our innovation is designed to break this barrier and increase insurance penetration in Africa beyond the current rate.
BOMAPP Inc. is an Insurtech startup of Korea. The company aims to provide solutions for information asymmetry in insurance market, which is causing consumer distrust and inconvenience. Its app BOMAPP is a mobile insurance distribution platform where users can purchase, and check policies. The app also offers 'Easy Claim' feature, that reduces insurance claim process by more than half. Currently, BOMAPP's insurance market offers various lifestyle insurance such as travel insurance, pet insurance, one-day driver insurance, hiking insurance, wedding insurance, and more.
Digital piggybank bank that encourages savings in children, has parental control and is a tool for financial institutions to get new clients or retain current ones. The business model is through licensing, with financial institutions. In the case of being an electronic wallet, the model is revenue share.
Colibra is a FREE mobile boarding pass wallet (iOS and Android). You can add your boarding pass before flying, use our app to go through airport security and keep up to date on Gate Changes and Flight Delays. We pay from 20 to 100 EUR to its users when their flight delays more than 60 minutes. We pay to our users instantly, smaller amounts and unconditionally.
GenePlanet is the leading provider of personalised preventive solutions utilised by the biggest global companies, such as Allianz, Generali and NN. By incorporating our personalised preventive products into life and health products, we help to bring the insurance company and its clients closer together. To our partners in the insurance sector we offer unique solutions that are beneficial in several ways:
- unique sales trigger for acquiring new clients
- retention tool for managing existing portfolios
- market differentiation from the competition
- improving client satisfaction rates through the strong message of care
Identity Consortium Ltd.
Phase of Development: Taking pre-orders
Identity Consortium is a startup company on a mission to disrupt current digital onboarding processes by providing IDENTYUM platform - a B2B2C SaaS platform for reliable, legally valid and real time digital identity data. By removing cumbersome and unnecessary steps, IDENTYUM significantly removes friction in onboarding and digital document signing in automated and completely digital process, thereby creating a fluid and friction-less experience for "Millenials" and "Gen Z". Platform is completely modular and customizable to meet expectations of variety of industries and needs such as banking, fintech, telco, insurance, event industry or e-commerce - to just name a few.
We enable startup founders to bootstrap and accelerate their MVP, by providing a solid foundation of high quality prebuilt features. Using our toolchain, startups can focus on unique features and leave mandatory, non-differentiating features to us. We offer a subscription-based model with access to different packages and concierge services. A marketplace for third-party developers will also be available to our customers.
Vigo - New generation, service-based telematics motorcycle insurance demanded by users. By focusing on end-user, providing them a service they need and a solution they demand we (and the partner insurance companies) have an amazing entry point for successful application of all telematic benefits such as PHYD, PAYD, fraud prevention, cost reduction, advanced analytics, automatic claim procession etc. As from the user perspective, Vigo is the most cost-efficient anti-theft insurance with all other essential functions they need on the road, such as SOS call, theft prevention and tracking, driving analytics and much more.
MóvelCare is the first mobile insurance company in Mozambique offering micro-insurance cover to low income earners using any mobile phone without depending on the internet or bank account.
Nettle has built an end to end conversation AI platform for designing, creating, training, testing, and hosting AI and NLP-powered conversational agents. We are a one stop shop ready to deliver end to end solutions for enterprise customer big and small, across industries. We monetize our solution by selling perpetual software license fees, SW maintenance, and consulting service fees. We are also building several SaaS based products to round out and diversify our go to market strategy.
Phase of Development: Private beta
Silver technologies is creating high-quality software and wearable devices designed to support people’s health and well-being. Our main product is Silver monitor, bracelet and software platform for biometric monitoring and safety of elderly patients. We are B2B oriented (insurtech), device as a service, monthly subscription based.
Phase of Development: Launched
At U-centrix we create research-based digital products in cooperation with large ventures. Through our innovative, value driven and user centric principles we provide a fresh outside perspective on our partners problems and provide new ideas on digital solutions they may not know yet. Our Insuretech product Enorma presents a blend between innovative digital technologies and domain knowledge. It makes remote assistance and data gathering for insurance companies easy and cost-effective. For optimum flexibility we arranged our business model as pay per call or monthly subscription, to suit different client needs - the more calls you make the cheaper the calls.
ViewApp is a mobile app automating appraisal and insurance claims process and a platform for inspection check. Stage - industrial operation. Customers - large insurance companies, leasing companies and banks. Inspection technology implies management of the inspection process by creating unique inspection schemes individually for each type of objects. Inspections of objects are also carried out independently by clients. The technology allows to receive structured dataset for training of neural networks for exact recognition of objects on a photo and video. We make the best technology of car and real estate inspection for worldwide sales.
Phase of Development: On the market
Zombie Soup is a software development company, specialized in Health Tech development. Founded in 2014, now with a team of more than 30 engineers, project managers and designers, Zombie Soup delivers state of the art software products aimed for the Healthcare Industry.
The city of tomorrow is a city characterized by the collection and use of data to manage the demands of its citizens efficiently. From traffic monitoring and power generation, to water and waste networks and to schools and hospitals, this is our most diverse vertical.
Startups Smart City
PIPEBOT is composed of a accurate driving equipment for pipe driving and IP cameras (thermal/HD) for monitoring with wireless recharge battery system. Based on data communication with cable type radiation antenna, PIPEBOT provides outstanding monitoring system without obstacles such as communication failures, distance restriction and etc..
Phase of Development: On the market
Bitmama is a fintech company that allows people to trade by converting their local currency to cryptocurrency, faster, secure, easier and cheaper. Our company provides a platform for traders to exchange their fiat currency directly with digital money like Bitcoin, Dash and Ether. It allows its users to create their own wallets and start buying or selling digital currencies by connecting with their bank accounts, credit or debit cards and mobile money accounts. We run a transnational based business model where we make money on the spread of the transaction.
BuyNow is a smart store, without any sales person. BuyNow offers consumer products, with no extra cost, in a simple way. With BuyNow you can make new sales points in new places. Places where previously it was impossible to sell FMCG products, will become a part of a new sales channel.
Phase of Development: Launched
Coliba is West Africa's first mobile recycling platform that puts recycling services at users finger tips while connecting request to waste pickers, processes and recycles plastic waste into products and sells to plastic manufacturers to make new products using circular economy model.
Coreorient provides concrete sustainable solutions for Cities, Businesses, Communities and Citizens. Our Liiteri.net platform offers easy sustainable everyday life as a local service saving money, space and carbon footprint. Users can e.g. loan home equipment 24/7 or use modernized repair services by placing reservations with a mobile application or online and picking up items from a smart hub or order a crowdsourced home delivery. Our business model is B2B2C where partner organizations purchase a Liiteri network license. Unlicensed end users can still use the basic rental service with hourly pricing.
Develiot is an efficiency-driven innovator, specializing in the development of world-class Industrial IoT sensing devices that deliver true value to customers. Our goal is to empower the big data revolution by developing modular devices sensing data in the most optimal, efficient, and practical way on the best price-to-quality ratio. To date we have developed hardware sensing solutions for Air Quality Monitoring, Remote Water Meter Reading and Remote Water Level Monitoring. We scale-up through partners. We empower them by providing proven end-to-end customer journey, repeatable detailed business cases with clear benefits, and practical, optimal data sensing devices that connect to any platform with no vendor lock and no hidden costs.
Free app for mobile phones that allows users, without technical knowledge, in an easy and simple way, to reduce costs and consumption of electricity by scanning the bill.
Fanos tackled two problems which their cities face in Algeria (Waste management and Access to parking). To remedy these problems Fanos develops different solutions: The first allows the dynamic management of household waste by the deployment of a connected device on trash can. This device will return the information on the state of filling or alarm to the company in charge of the collection. This data will make it possible to predict the need for resources, for an effective collection. The second is a connected parking sensor, which allows to continuously inventory the available parking spaces in a given region.
Greenslabs is a Bulawayo based startup that manufactures sidewalk paving blocks from recycled plastic. Greenslabs resisted its operations in August 2018. The sidewalks were inspired by Brazil's inclusiveness for pedestrians within the transport system. We then started to "ideate" on ways of bringing a similar concept to Zimbabwe . The aim was to encourage a cleaner city by using recycled material collected of the streets of Bulawayo, to create a product that served all road users.
Phase of Development: Taking pre-orders
Machibox Inc. is a robotics startup that focuses on the deployment of low-cost robotics kits for schools with limited resources to implement a robotics program. It has been partnering with various government agencies for setting up robotics in various public schools.
MobiTech Water Solutions Ltd
MobiTech Water solutions developed Mobi-Water, a locally designed real-time water monitoring solution that allows businesses, homes and water-service providers to monitor manage their available water using an app-based dashboard and instant SMS messaging. Clients purchase and install our tank level sensors or smart meters either upfront or on a PAYGO model, plus a yearly subscription to view their water data on our Mobile App, Dashboard or SMS platform.
Phase of Development: On the market
Today with growing of communication technology life is more easy and simple to bring peace and trust to our lives in smart cities. so provide simplicity for Customers, Pelak's platform providing on-demand home services with satisfaction warranty.
Satrap green treatment
Satrap green treatment company was founded in 2018. The major aim of the company is to design and build portable wastewater treatment packages with the capability of producing struvite fertilizer. The team has worked on the project for months to finish the designing step and enter the upcoming steps like getting orders and production. So far, we have 3 potential customer awaiting a sponsor for the production if the packages. Based on the statistics, the market size for these products is so vast and we have a great opportunity as we are pioneer in the region.
Phase of Development: On the market
Sensoneo is a global enterprise-grade smart waste management solution provider that enables cities and businesses to manage their waste cost-efficiently, be more environmentally responsible and improve the well-being of people.
Phase of Development: Working prototype
Digitalization is painful for both, careers and companies. Skills needed to keep a job or a client, are in constant change. On Superlect platform a skilled individual starts a training business in 5 minutes, risk free. She shares hands-on skills locally, in small groups and compact half-day sessions. The native human interaction, professional networking and individual attention delight the attendees. We provide trainers with World class guidance and tools, venue suggestions and excellent fees. With the middlemen removed, HRs, entrepreneurs and private customers now purchase training at a fraction of traditional cost, always to precise individual need.
Phase of Development: Working Prototype
Synoos is a cultural, educational and playing platform for children on smartphones, tablets, laptops and social media, the purpose of this project is to implement a new vision in terms of content at the same time entertaining and educational in the Arabic language but also in other languages, by exploiting the proliferation of the smartphones and tablets, and aiming to help children to tame the difficulties, and reach a content which addresses them directly without the need for translation, nor the use of content which was not designed with them in mind.
Logistics & Mobility
For centuries increasing mobility and logistic capabilities have allowed us to travel further and organize the transportation of goods more efficiently. And the possibilities are far from exhausted – there is always another new idea that allows startups to improve the way we move people and things.
Startups Logistics & Mobility
Aavista City provides usage patterns of city bikes so that you can plan your transportation ahead of time. This service has several customer segments: consumers, cities and businesses. Consumers can find the nearest bike and see the predicted availability. Service will help cities to analyze seasonal traffic patterns to plan the future city network. For service providers we offer easier planning for optimal daily routes to restock the bike stations. The service uses bike station data only, so no personal data about bikers or their individual routes is needed.
AIDOMUS takes architectural space and digital services to the next level with artificial intelligence and automation. Digital services and solutions for the built environment need to be people-oriented and easy-to-use. We introduce B2B technologies for enabling services for living. Services such as saving energy effortlessly, comfortable and healthy indoor climate, security and safe in-home deliveries solving the Last Mile Problem can be the new normal in all apartments. The new service technology and hardware solutions fight against the climate change enhancing the services of ecosystem partners in housing, retail, and mobility. Less emissions, improved standard of living, for all.
Ubering car rentals - car rental marketplace with seamless and transparent user experience as in car sharing. It is a B2B2C startup with innovation in business model: we are charging car rentals on SaaS subscription base providing them software they cannot develop by itself and optimize its marketing, analytics and operations via our platform. Customers (who want to rent a car) get an access to thousands of local car rentals online via one app, get transparent personal pricing and seamless experience as in car sharing.
We are designing and producing automotive delivery robots for last mile delivery, which allows significantly decrease the cost of the delivery. Unlike current providers based on human drivers, we are combining remote/autonomous technologies with human operators to be more efficient.
Frontline Dynamics Inc.
Frontline Dynamics offers first of its kind fully digital, fully connected communication and service enablement platform for all air-cargo logistic participants: airlines, ground handling agents, freight forwarders and trucking companies. Our platform allows seamless, secure and traceable sharing and storage of data, tracking of shipments, transmission of standardized orders, execution of payments and instant communication between all parties involved in the air cargo logistics.
GlobalTech Group Oy
GlobalTech Group Oy is a producer of GT-Scales. It axles load measuring equipment for trucks and trailers. It starts piloting its products for selling in the future. Furthermore they start to think to give their equipment for rent.
We provide digital twin solutions in three main areas – logistics and manufacturing optimizations, safety and facility management. Our customers are global companies with tens of plants and other premises, where they need to recognize bottlenecks, safety risks and other kinds of issues or wastes. We have two own indoor positioning technologies based on BLE and UWB, but our digital twin platform is open to any 3rd party technology. The most often business case is the visualization of a plant or office building with all available environmental data – videos from our apps are self-explaining - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/17h1qTNgT9XuqUIW4xBwJXBMtA06M9yOo
We bring a new dimension to route optimization, providing multi-objective optimization (alternative routes). Our module usually improves the classic route optimization by 5-15%. We offer SaaS, and are looking for partners - system integrators.
For Samocat the German market looks very important and promising. We offer the best solution to overcome the problems of growth and regulation of free-floating and are going to open transport networks in 3 cities of Germany in 2020.
Staffbus Integrated Technologies
Staffbus, users ride daily in clean, comfortable and road-worthy buses by booking seats from their mobile devices. We target the average mid-level/mid-income worker and small to mid-sized companies who cannot afford to run their own staff bus fleet for our daily commute service. We make money by charging users a nominal monthly subscription fee per seat per bus and then share revenue from the fares between the bus owners and Staffbus in a 70:30 ratio.
Country: South Africa
Phase of Development: On the market
Trucking company that moves goods across SA and SADC region. We load different shipment from containers to any thing legally moveable.
UVL Robotics makes the inventory counts by autonomous drones. Our UAVs equipped with a system of computer vision scan pallets or boxes transmitting data to customer WMS system together with video and photos taken during session. It makes inventory counts 10 times faster, more efficient and safe our customer no longer need to use special lifting equipment for reaching high levels of their warehouse racks. Key business model - DaaS (drone-as-a-service), providing service to our customers acting like outsource inventory takers.
Logistics platform that connects travelers with their purchases in the USA. Buy before traveling, receive your purchases even if you don´t have a stay address at the moment you are buying, and take advantage of promotions, free shipping and avoid costs and difficulties in receiving your purchases at the accommodation place. Through an ALL IN-rate, the customer pays for the service of storing their purchases, assembling their box (could be several buys, one box) and shipping to the point of USA they want.
Vinka automates and optimises on-demand mobility. We are B2B company providing complex and tailored fleet automation and ride-sharing solutions as cloud services. We take advantage of our over 100 years of hands-on experience in building our unique platform and providing value to our customers.
Ydistri is a cloud service that allows retailers to identify goods that are unsalable at a given branch and become a "dead stock". Instead of disposing of such goods, the chain will forward the item to another branch within the chain, where the goods have sales potential. Wastage is therefore significantly reduced and the chain also saves a lot of money. The solution is based on probabilistic models and sophisticated algorithms and also optimizes logistics routes, thus significantly improving the overall solution efficiency.