C4DLab Startups


Farm Drive

Farmdrive have pioneered an innovative way to use data that is generated in smallholder farmers’ value chains for financial inclusion. By harnessing the power of data analytics and mobile technology, they aggregate and analyse pertinent information about smallholder farmers from dynamic traditional and alternate data points – including produce offtakers, agro-dealers and the farmers themselves. They build innovative comprehensive credit profiles used for real-time credit assessment to then serve smallholder farmers through digital financial services.



VoSpine is a social networking platform that brings together people with similar interests so that together they can share their knowledge and experiences to help improve the lives and livelihoods of each other. VoSpine, believe that social media should not just be a place for having fun but also a place for learning.


Silicon Savannah

Silicon Savannah have developed an intelligent traffic device. The device will be used to help the traffic officers to manage and significantly reduce the number of car accidents which are related to speeding and driver overworking. IT will warn, caution and bill the driver if there are black spots, children crossing, animal crossing, zebra crossing and gives the driver the limit of speed he/she should drive at that particular area/zone.



Proolabs is a company that is leveraging on the power of analytics to provide fraud investigation insight. Proolabs has built and implemented advanced analytics solutions that provide valuable insights to businesses



REQUEST™ is a platform that addresses the challenge in music monitoring in Africa due to flaws in the current royalty management systems. Request provides a platform whereby artists and collective management organisations (organisations that collect royalties on behalf of artists) are able to easily monitor the royalty collection points (radio, TV and public places) from the comfort of their smart devices thereby getting real time data that helps CMOs determine the amount they should disburse to artists while enabling the individual artist to transparently monitor their songs performance.



M-kulima is a company that utilizes the IoT of things to increase efficiency of farming. It uses mobile technology to give the farmer centralized control on the go.



CipherTech Ltd is a company that provides a home security system for the middle income earners. We understand the pain resulting from robbery. We care about the shattered dreams. We especially feel a parent’s concern over their family when they are not home. Our security system is inspired by the passion for a better Kenya.



Chura aims to ease the difficulties users experience in accessing services across different mobile service providers. It provides an integrated, user friendly, easy to use package for mobile subscribers to enjoy and share with loved ones. This product is now fully deployed and can be accessed on