Building the tools for connectivity to bring Africans online for free, securing over 250,000 users of its public WiFi platform in just a few months.

Based in Nairobi, BRCK builds the tools for connectivity to bring frontier markets online for free. Their Moja (free public WiFi) platform was launched in June 2018 and already has over 250,000 users in both Kenya and Rwanda. BRCK is the only company in East Africa that has a full stack of engineering for products, as well as in-house design, user experience and product management. Since 2013, the company has created the original BRCK v1, the Kio Kit for education, the SupaBRCK for enterprise connectivity, compute and storage, and the PicoBRCK for rugged IoT needs. Besides designing circuit boards and ruggedized cases, the team also writes the firmware, operating systems and cloud stack of software that allows all of its devices to be remotely managed. The solutions fit local infrastructure needs, where electricity and internet connections are problematic in both urban and rural areas, and is on the cutting edge of frontier market technology needs for connectivity.

FOUNDED
2013

AREAS OF IMPACT
Economic Inequality Infrastructure

HEADQUARTERS
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

COMPANY SIZE
51–100

Erik Hersman

Erik Hersman (CEO, Co-Founder at BRCK) has been an Unreasonable Fellow since November 2018 after participating in Unreasonable Goals 2018.

Unreasonable Goals 2018

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