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Tawi Innovations
Centre
Presented by:
Michael Wakahe
Table of Contents
About Tawi
What is the Innovations Centre
Motivation for Innovations Centre
Participation Benefits
...
About Shujaa Solutions
Tawi is a premium rate solutions and service
provider
Looks for innovative ways to solve problems...
What is the Innovations Centre
A point of collaboration between:
Budding Software Developers
Academia
Commercial Enter...
What is the Innovations Centre
Allows for participation in idea development and
feasibility testing.
Outcomes include pr...
Kenya on the cutting edge of technology
Visible local enthusiasm for innovation
Provide idea actualisation into service...
Participation Benefits - Individual &
Institutional Members
 Training & Access to Telecoms Knowledge
 Mobile Solutions T...
Real World Examples
 Insurance via mobile money - microInsure
 Education through iPads / SMS - gMaarifa
 Surveys via SM...
Steps to Collaboration
 Expression of Interest
 NDA / MOU
 Chart boundaries for collaboration, milestones to achieve
 ...
Steps to Collaboration
Candidates for collaboration should display the following:
 Commitment to learn the provided curri...
What is the Innovations Portal
Is an online content and connectivity management system that;
 Has content on how to creat...
Stakeholders
 Developers
 Business Mentors
 Investors & Sponsors
 Training Institutions
 Mobile Networks
 Hardware &...
Video Presentation
Life Apps | Silicon Savannah
Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
Q & A
Michael Wakahe
michael@tawi.mobi
+254 (0)20-239-3052
www.tawi.mobi
Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. A...
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  1. 1. Tawi Innovations Centre Presented by: Michael Wakahe
  2. 2. Table of Contents About Tawi What is the Innovations Centre Motivation for Innovations Centre Participation Benefits Real World Examples Steps to Collaboration Roadmap Video Presentation Q & A Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. About Shujaa Solutions Tawi is a premium rate solutions and service provider Looks for innovative ways to solve problems Product offerings: Premiums SMS & USSD Short Codes with integration, Turnkey Bulk SMS, Mobile Apps Ecosystem Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. What is the Innovations Centre A point of collaboration between: Budding Software Developers Academia Commercial Enterprises Other stakeholders e.g. policy makers Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. What is the Innovations Centre Allows for participation in idea development and feasibility testing. Outcomes include products with great commercial and/or social impact Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. Kenya on the cutting edge of technology Visible local enthusiasm for innovation Provide idea actualisation into services Provide access to USSD & SMS technology Sharing of Mobile technology Provide general business guidance Motivation for Innovations Centre Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Participation Benefits - Individual & Institutional Members  Training & Access to Telecoms Knowledge  Mobile Solutions Training and Mentorship  Access to live USSD short codes via Tawi USSD Gateway.  Access to live SMS short codes via Tawi SMS gateway.  Technical facilities - Internet, Test environments, Hosting  Access to ideas with ready markets requiring development.  Business Coaching, Networking with potential clients, financiers and supporters. Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Real World Examples  Insurance via mobile money - microInsure  Education through iPads / SMS - gMaarifa  Surveys via SMS - mSwali  Polling via SMS - smartpol  Money lending via Mobile - Mshwari  Others from the audience? Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  9. 9. Steps to Collaboration  Expression of Interest  NDA / MOU  Chart boundaries for collaboration, milestones to achieve  Proof-of-concept implementation, testing & evaluation  Assessment on whether and how to scale after Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  10. 10. Steps to Collaboration Candidates for collaboration should display the following:  Commitment to learn the provided curriculum.  Commitment to complete the agreed project and participate in activities initiated as part of the centre  Agreement to provide assistance post the project to ensure that the user of the solution has support.  Not abuse facilities  Openness on all requests, concerns & ideas  Good command of technology Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  11. 11. What is the Innovations Portal Is an online content and connectivity management system that;  Has content on how to create mobile technology  Allows idea developers to access knowledge and media on scientific approach to solution development us Lean Methods.  Included are Wiki, Chat Rooms, FAQs, sample code  Updates through mailing lists  Accessible at www.tawi.mobi Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  12. 12. Stakeholders  Developers  Business Mentors  Investors & Sponsors  Training Institutions  Mobile Networks  Hardware & Software Vendors  Government Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  13. 13. Video Presentation Life Apps | Silicon Savannah Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.
  14. 14. Q & A Michael Wakahe michael@tawi.mobi +254 (0)20-239-3052 www.tawi.mobi Copyright © Tawi Commercial Services Ltd. 2015. All Rights Reserved.

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