MPost: The Traction Story of a Kenyan Startup that is solving addressing problem – with Twahir Mohamed [Ep#16]

Receiving correspondences in Kenya might be a real challenge. That’s because addresses (street, number, etc) are not available for every one.

For many years, people have been counting on PO boxes—rented post office lockable boxes—many times shared with other people, in a centralized way.

The problems naturally arise, once your packages might be accessed by unwanted people and there is no warning system to communicate you got a mail.

That’s exactly the problem MPost is tackling with its solution.

Through a unique address code—derived from users’ phone numbers—MPost provides privacy and, at the same time, communication about new packages deliveries.

In the 16th episode of The Traction Stage Podcast, Twahir Mohamed told me how he and his partner developed MPost and how they are impacting the lives of more than 45,000 users.

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Airspace: Traction Of A Platform For Time-Critical Deliveries – with Nicholas Bulcao [Ep#9]

Waiting for something to be delivered makes you anxious. Right? Well, there are some businesses that get more than just anxious by late deliveries.

An airline company that is waiting for a part to one of its planes may lose up to U$ 150,000 per hour if its aircraft stays on the ground. A patient who waits for an organ to be delivered in the hospital, might have her chances of surviving reduced the more she has to wait.

Well, solving this kind of critical shipping problems is exactly the focus of Airspace Technologies. 

In this episode, Nick Bulcao, co-founder of Airspace, tells us about the very beginning of Airspace’s journey and how he and his co-founder were able to generate traction for the company. 

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