Article here: http://allthingssomali.com/these-th...-tech-awards-and-could-win-the-nordic-awards/
The 3 Companies:
1) Ari.farm - Trade livestock online. Buy, own & trade animals from your smartphone and support livestock farmers in East Africa.
Farmville irl! It's an interesting twist to the microloan concept, win-win for Farmers and Investors. Hopefully they succeed.
2) TransferGalaxy is an instant, cash-free online mobile money transfer service, that enables customers to send money to loved ones from a smartphone, tablet or computer.
Hawala 2.0, suffice to say they have a lot of competition. According to their site they've transferred the equivalent of 10M USD on their platform - impressive.
3) Orten.io is building a diverse talent pipeline of 'homegrown' developers from the suburbs of Sweden. Bringing tech events out to the "No Go Zones"
This is a great initiative. Should inspire more youth to get into tech.