Meet Mathus Lawson, using Geolocation to improve access in Benin
Mathus Lawson is a dynamic and eccentric entrepreneur who recently sprung up in Benin.
He is a software developer who saw the problem of easily locating good, services and places as a challenge that needed to be solved. He then proceeded to build Beninlogis, a location-based platform that will enable citizens in Benin search for properties, services or products easily locate them virtually.
Using Beninlogis is quite easy. The site includes a list of industries (agribusiness, commerce, shopping, culture, vents, restaurants, hotels, real estate etc.). If, for example, you select restaurants, the map automatically updates and displays all the restaurants there are in our database. If it’s a Cotonois restaurant you are interested, you select Cotonou. The platform displays a map with restaurants that are there and you can go, ” says Mathus Lawson. The user can also refine the search by specifying for instance the neighborhood where he wants to find his restaurant. For homes and offices, advanced search allows you to specify not only the desired location for the property, but also its size (number of rooms).
Subscription to Beninlogis has grown to 16,000 users and 7,000 visits per month.
February 16, 2017