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Next2

Turnkey, automated, cloud-based, mobile software platform for consumers, NGOs, Government Agencies and leading Brands to go mobile in Africa

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Round Hill, VA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 4
  • Website next2.us

Company Summary

Next2 targets it's SMS shortcode and keyword geo-fence software to small landholder farmers, youth and SMEs in emerging markets across the Sahel. We turn simple SMS phones into internet enabled devices and then connect them to web and internet. We provide those devices with advanced software so subscribers can find/share local solutions to local problems using mobile to connect people together by place and topics of common interest or concern.

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    Brian Puckett
    Co-founder

    Brian Puckett, co-founder and CEO is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in successful consumer facing web applications and sports marketing. Prior to Next 2, Mr. Puckett was co-founder and CEO of Information Projects Group, Inc of Reston, Virginia co-developers of PowerTools for AOL, Mr Puckett also co-founder Flight Brothers who pioneered the use of indoor advertising blimps and custom shapes in pro sports -- worldwide.

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    Emeka Okoye
    Co-founder

    17 years of progressive experience in Web, Enterprise & Mobile Software development and Project Management including management, strategic technical analysis, architecture design, planning and product development using object-oriented approach, agile methodology with best of breed technologies. Built the first Mobile App for Election reporting and violence monitoring in Nigeria & Liberia (2011).

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    Kennedy Kachwanya
    Country Manager

    Kennedy is leading Kenya blogger, consultant and entrepreneur with extensive experience and contacts to Nairobi's high technology leaders. Kennedy has spearheaded the marketing of Next2 to bellweather NGOs in Kenya. Kennedy can be reached on Twitter @kachwanya

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    Nguru Mugendi
    Product Engineer

    Nguru is founder of Kenya Tweets a web site devoted to tracking Kenyans on twitter. Mr Mugendi is a programmer and designer with extensive experience creating and operating online web sites and databases. Mr Mugendi provides product input and user technical support for Next2, Nguru can be reached on Twitter @kenya_tweets.

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    Symon Ndirangu
    Marketing

    CEO and founder of ICTKenya has wealth of technical and marketing experience in Kenya ICT industry with specific experience in selling SMS services