In another session of the Coding/Programming Startups in the Nigerian tech ecosystem, we will be talking about Softcom Limited, a tech firm located in Ikeja, Lagos.
Softcom Limited is a tech firm that specializes in developing tech roadmaps for corporate organizations like automating operations, developing software applications and devices for firms in large-scale programs that organize and manage education, identity and payments. It has been involved in so many financial technology projects that have simplified how business people can send and receive payment across the African continent.
Softcom was established in 2007 with a resolve to support organizations in the quest for impact and growth using technology. It is made up of a group of professionals whose overarching goal is to add value to businesses and communities in Africa. In order to achieve this goal in an ever-expanding internet-driven world, Softcom Limited transforms companies by building several technologies, giving organizations clear roadmaps to achieve business objectives, automating operations, and becoming more visible. Specialist software applications and devices are used in large-scale programs that organize and manage education, identity, payments, and people.
Covering industries in sectors from Education and Energy to Telecommunications and Financial Services, Softcom Limited has delivered end-to-end technology solutions enabling business and social impact. The ultimate vision for Softcom is to build an engineering company that will improve learning, living and working in Africa through the different products engineered in the Lab.
Softcom is a place of purpose, value, creativity and inspiration and the people are the special ingredients that create the magic. For Softcom, technology represents one of the ways to bridge the wide gap in development in all areas of our lives in Africa and a medium through which meaningful innovation can exist. The distinctive factor in a workplace like Softcom is the company mindset with which the staff works with – solving some of Africa’s biggest challenges through technology.
Projects executed by Softcom
Yomi Adedeji, the CEO of Softcom Limited, led his team to pioneer some of Africa’s largest technology-focused deployments in addressing various problems for leading telecoms, consumer goods, financial, retail and governmental organizations. Some of the projects embarked upon include:
- MTN RETCO (Retailer Engagement, Trade and Communication)
- Trade Visibility Evaluation exercise for MTN and its competition
- Beyond the classroom (Edusocial-mobile learning solution and learning management system)
- Patient Adherence System for GlaxoSmithKline
- Complaints Management Platform for Consumer protection council
- Eyowo app – a mobile money wallet that enables Nigerians to send and receive payment by a simple dial of a code
Softcom is a thinking company on a mission to connect people and businesses with meaningful innovation. They are committed to consistently offering transformational values to organizations by combining business insights, sophisticated technology and multi-industry experience to plan and support growth for businesses.
Interested in working for Softcom or with Softcom to tackle one of the most challenging problems facing organizations and communities in Africa? Check out their career page.
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