Micket was named as the winner in the start-up category of Startup Knight 2013. Micket uses a mobile ticket for events that incorporates encrypted QR codes and 2D barcodes with brandable electronic tickets. Micket is connected to social networks, thereby marketing the event to people on those networks.
The winner in the concept category was AirTaxi. This concept illuminated the opportunity of using your mobile airtime to pay your taxi fare. This concept comes in handy for commuters who don’t any cash or cards on hand.
Byte Orbit’s Startup Knight is a competition aimed at South African software-based tech start-ups and visionaries. Almost a hundred entries were received from across South Africa, making it a challenging task to shortlist the eight startups and eight concept finalists.