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Mobiflock

Mobiflock makes smartphones and tablets safe for kids.

This means children get to benefit from all the amazing advantages of mobile communications technology, without being at risk of the very real dangers that are out there. Parents learn about how their children are using their mobile devices, and have peace of mind that they have put appropriate safety measures and early warning systems in place when they buy their child their first smartphone or tablet.

Mobiflock is flexible enough to suit varying family requirements for online safety, and can also “grow up” with the child, so restrictions can be reduced as the child gets older. It is the antidote to the big on/off internet safety switch and doesn’t ruin all the fun – and all the benefits – of having a smartphone or tablet.

Since Demo Africa 2012, we have launched Mobiflock My Child for BlackBerry and iOS, launched the geo-fencing component of the location service, launched a fleet of personal and device security services, and we’re about to launch what we believe to be the first safe browser for BlackBerry … so the tech is coming along nicely, as are the number of signups for the service.

We are already being used in 160 countries around the world and have been endorsed by child safety experts internationally. We’re also in the process of closing a number of partnerships with edtech companies in the US and Europe that will put Mobiflock into the hands of hundreds of thousands of children.

Finally, and most importantly, we regularly get feedback from parents using the service to tell us that we are keeping their kids safe. Most recently, the mom of a child with ADHD told us how much Mobiflock had helped her daughter get enough sleep at night and avoid too many distractions.

Fundraising

This venture has not initiated a round of financing on this platform. If they choose to, the summary of the fundraising round will appear to registered investors here.

Idea

We have an elevator pitch. We have a revolutionary new idea that will change the rules of the game.
We have an elevator pitch. We have a revolutionary new idea that will change the rules of the game.

Mobiflock makes cell phones safe for kids & gives parents peace of mind, without ruining all the fun - and benefits - of having a smartphone or a tablet. Mobiflock is the antidote to the big ON/OFF switch when it comes to making the internet a safer place for kids.

Team

Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We have a business network and can get introduced to the right people. We can build the product - our team has what it takes. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.
Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We have a business network and can get introduced to the right people. We can build the product - our team has what it takes. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.

Startup junkies with a proven track record & extensive mobile experience, wanting to make a difference in the world. Founder, Patrick Lawson was the co-founder of Clickatell, the bulk SMS provider now based in Silicon Valley, so has vast international growth experience.


Product

We have a working product and you can request a demonstration. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the IP for the product.
We have a working product and you can request a demonstration. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the IP for the product.

Commercial for Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Nokia Symbian. Being used in 160 countries & endorsed by child safety experts internationally. We’re closing a number of partnerships with edtech companies in the US and Europe.

Revenue

We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We will earn revenue from an advertising model. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.
We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We will earn revenue from an advertising model. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.

Subscription service with free basic offering. Easily licensed and white labelled by third parties (deals underway). Globally scalable with low correlation between sales and cost of sales.

  1. Idea and Stage

  2. Team and Organization

  3. Market and Marketing

  4. Finance

  5. Investment

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