SMART MATATU

Smart Matatu is a gateway for mobile money micro-payments.Our mission is to transform the end-to-end public transport experience for billions of people in emerging cities who rely on unreliable, unpredictable, and unsafe services.We empower the disenfranchised commuters with information and tools to get everywhere they need to go by leveraging mobile money payment, big data, maps and navigation

Smart Matatu OWNER app.
STREAMLINE YOUR BUSINESS
  • E-TICKETING FOR YOUR MATATU
  • GET THE OUR SPECIAL POS
  • ACCEPT CASHLESS MOBILE MONEY FARE PAYMENT
  • BACKEND SYSTEM FOR REPORTING
  • MOBILE APP FOR MONITORING OPERATIONS IN REAL TIME!
  • FREE TRAINING
  • INCREASED REVENUE COLLECTION
  • BIG DATA FOR DECISION MAKING
  • GENERATE SALES REPORTS
Smart Matatu PASSENGER app.
delivering value to the commuter:
  • MOBILE MONEY FARE PAYMENT USING THE tap 'n Move Smart Card
  • FULIZA FARE! CREDIT FACILITY TO PAY FARE!
  • BOOK YOUR MATATU SEAT REMOTELY. AVOID THE QUES!
  • MATATU HAILING
  • GET A TICKET FOR EVERY AMOUNT PAID
  • NO HARRASSMENT FROM MATATU CREW
  • FIXED FARES. NO ARBITRARY FARE INCREASES
  • AVOID CASH, AVOID GERMS AND VIRUSES!
  • SAFE AND SECURE COMMUTING 
  • REPORT HARRASSMENT TO AUTHORITIES
Smart Matatu DRIVER app.
the app empowers the bus/matatu driver
  • ATTRACT MORE COMMUTERS, INCREASED SALES
  • SCHEDULE YOUR TRIPS FOR TO GET COMMUTERS
  • MORE CLIENTS, MORE TRIPS, MORE REVENUE
  • ELIMINATE TOUTING
  • TRAFFIC PREDICTION/FORECASTING
  • ACCEPT CASHLESS FARE PAYMENT
  • CASHLESS FARE MEANS REDUCED CORRUPTION. NO TRAFFIC POLICE BRIBERY
  • HAPPY COMMUTERS MEANS REPEAT BUSINESS

HOW SMART MATATU WORKS

Smart Matatu is simple to use and has a short learning curve . it is designed and developed locally in Kenya using local talent

Our clients are the Bus operator Companies commonly known as Matatu SACCOs. each Bus(Matatu) is issued with our special POS that allows the Conductor to issue a ticket for every sale as well as accept cashless payment and also facilitate mobile money payment from the passenger. this information is then transmitted wirelessly to te backend where the client can monitor sales and generate reports both on a mobile phone app and on a desktop. Each bus pays a daily subscription fee for this service

TAP. PIN. PAID! with the tap 'n move smart card....DIAL *453*22# TO MANAGE YOUR SMART CARD

With Smart Matatu, Commuters pay fare using the Tap'n Move Smart Card! Cashless mobile Money fare payment for the enlightened commuter. FULIZA Fare mobile money credit facility to pay fare! You can also manage your Smart Card from your Phone to BLOCK unauthorized use, Confirm Card Ownership and Confirm your Card Number
POS FOR MOBILE MONEY PAYMENT
Our special POS enables commuters to pay fare by tapping the tap 'n Move Smart card that is connected to their M-PESA mobile money wallet
CREDIT FACILITY TO PAY FARE (FULIZA!)
No money in your M-PESA mobile money wallet? Worry not! M-PESA offers a credit facility called FULIZA. dont be stranded!
MOBILE APP
Mobile apps to reserve seat on a matatu, manage your Tap 'n Move card, view traffic situation etc

OUR CLIENTS

SmartMatatu is currently being used by over 120 buses (Matatus) drawn from four SACCOs and operating on various routes in the City of Nairobi. The list is growing by each passing day as more SACCOs realize the benefits of SmartMatatu

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tap 'n move smart card

Passengers can now pay fare using the tap 'n Move Smart card. This smart card is directly linked to your M-PESA mobile money wallet. As long as you have money on your M-PESA, all you have to do is to tap the Smart Card on the POS and complete the Transaction on your mobile phone! that easy! No contact with the conductor. Avoid Cash, Avoid Germs!
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FULIZA FARE!
WE LEVERAGE ON THE MOBILE MONEY CREDIT FACILITY CALLED FULIZA BY M-PESA TO EXTEND CREDIT TO THE COMMUTER TO PAY FARE! DONT BE STRANDED!

As long as you have the Tap 'n Move Smart Card, you can use it in any bus/matatu that has the Smart Matatu POS. Whats more? You dont have to top up your card! Your M-PESA Balance is your Tap 'n Move Smart Card balance. 

TESTIMONIALS

Our Clients, The Bus Operators (SACCOs) and commuters have expressed gratitude on many occasions due to the convenience that Smart Matatu brings about

OUR lead TEAM

We are lead by a strong team of co-founders who bring a wealth of experience from their diverse backgrounds

Eng. Edwin Keverenge, GE
Eng. Edwin Keverenge, GE
CEO
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Benard Mulwa
Benard Mulwa
BOARD ADVISOR & HEAD OF STRATEGY
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Miller Achevih
Miller Achevih
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
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Joan Siliya Magomere
Joan Siliya Magomere
HEAD OF MARKETING
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Julliet Vilegwa
Julliet Vilegwa
HEAD OF PARTNERSHIPS
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CONTACT US / SCHEDULE A DEMO

Are you a PSV/Matatu Owner or a SACCO manager? we can help you streamline your business and go cashless. talk To Us! info@smartmatatu.co.ke

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About SmartMatatu

We are a tech upstart that is transforming the public Transportation scene in Nairobi for the better.

Office Addess

We are located at Suite No.32, Westlands Court, Off Church Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya Office Line: +254202101620

Open Hours

Monday to Friday: 10-00am to 5-00pm

Other Information

We are an equal opportunity employer we shall post openings here incase of any vacancy