By Tom Jackson
When Disrupt Africa first caught up with Tomi and Damilola Ayorinde back in 2016, they were making waves with Mobile Forms, which had developed an innovative way of allowing users to convert their paper forms to mobile and start collecting data from anywhere, instantly.
Mobile Forms allowed users to build forms using an easy drag-and-drop functionality, and share these forms with other team members with the click of a button. Using the startup’s app, team members can log in and start collecting data on mobile devices.
Yet in making that business a success, the pair realised there were even bigger problems that needed solving, and pivoted Mobile Forms into their current startup CrowdForce. Tomi Ayorinde explained to Disrupt Africa how the business evolved to the point of rebranding.
“By leveraging our data crowdsourcing platform, we helped companies gather insights in a reliable way, reduced cost and drastically dropped their turnaround time for decision making,” he said.
“However, we soon realised we could do more. The bulk of the economic activities that go on in emerging markets are done primarily offline and through traditional outlets, which are fragmented. This creates huge problems for companies trying to provide services and collect payments from these Click here to read entire article