These are the tech personalities of 2019 you should look out for

Mohammed Awal Dec 26, 2019 at 04:00pm

December 26, 2019 at 04:00 pm | 2019 in Review

Mohammed Awal

Mohammed Awal

December 26, 2019 at 04:00 pm | 2019 in Review

CEO of Hybrid Designs, Samrawit Fikru. Pic Credit: Twitter

Samrawit Fikru

“I am always obsessed with identifying the gap in our day-to-day lives,” says 29-year-old computer programmer Samrawit Fikru who has created Hybrid Design, a company in Ethiopia behind the most popular taxi app in the country, RIDE.

Hybrid Design Plc. is a software and applications developing company which Fikru started with a capital of less than US$ 2,000 and over 90 percent of her staff are women.

Fikru was once a developer with a software developing company where she experienced transport difficulties which ultimately informed her idea of RIDE. Click to read more.

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