FlexiSAF

School Management Software
Startup name
FlexiSAF
Web address
Founding date
January 2011
Incorporation
Yes
Total team member
56
Startup stage
Paying users
Category
Software
Sector
Education
Product usage or interact
Mobile/Tablet (Android), Server software (ie, databases)
City
Abuja, FCT, NG

Elevator pitch

Committed to transforming education in sub-saharan Africa using technology, we have provided a software that served about 400 schools and generated revenue of over $280,000 in the last 12 months.

Our target is to convert 10,000 schools in the next 10 years and reach an annual revenue of $16m.
To achieve that, we need an investment of $1.1m to be used in R & D, sales, and brand promotion.

Team

Abubakar Manga

Manga loves technology in education. As a business strategist and project manager, he co-founded FlexiSAF and established a school. He pursuades and sales with ease. He currently oversees the operation and marketing/sales activities in FlexiSAF. He is also a social person and likes networking.

Aminu Ibrahim

Al-Amin is a swell guy who loves Java & Linux. He has spent the early years of years at FlexiSAF developing and maintaining SAFSMS and currently oversees the technological direction of the products.

Faiz Bashir

Faiz is a technology enthusiast and an entrepreneur. He currently runs FlexiSAF, a software company with 50+ employees focused on providing solutions to schools. His core competence includes enterprise application development. He is also versatile in cloud computing, specifically AWS.

Business model

Target customer

Schools and Parents

Customer acquisition strategy

Search engine, online ads, events, partnerships

Revenue model

Subscription license

Market info

Market size

$ 60,000,000

Competitors

Competition

In terms of competition, Capita-SIMS from UK is around and a few local solutions
such as KlipBoard and SchoolShell. Our advantages mainly are localized solution,
ease of use, SEO & online presence, long term support and design to scale easily.
We currently have the most popular school management software brand in Nigeria.

KPI's

  • 0 Number of schools
  • 0 Revenue in the last 12 months

Startup traction

In the last 6 months, we have acquired more than 50 schools and generated
Search revenue of over $280,000.

Other information

- Google Africa Innovative Product Award - 2012

Publication date: 30 August 2017