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Kevin Mutiso founded Alternative Circle in March 2016 with a mission to give financial access to over 200 million people globally. In 2017 Alternative Circle closed a seed round of $ 1.1 million from CreditInfo for scaling operations and growth of the company . The strategic partnership with CreditInfo enabled Alternative Circle further develop the credit scoring technology and access to over 200 developers and 25 data scientists, making it easier for Alternative Circle to become the leading Financial Technology Innovator in the country.

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Our first product Shika is a micro lending mobile application for people who are looking for quick loans for emergencies and are having problems with slow disbursement of funds and low loan limits, Shika app is an easy to use lending android app that disburses loans very fast with predictable loan limits.

Kevin Mutiso CEO
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  • Kevin Mutiso CEO

    A passionate team with experience, drive and vision.

    Kevin Mutiso, 30, is the co-founder and CEO of Alternative Circle, which has developed a Kenyan Mobile based app “SHIKA” that enables individual’s access credit through their mobile phones as well as provide financial institutions a platform on which they can lend their customers. Alternative Circle recently raised a seed capital of 1.1 Million USD.

    Previously, Kevin was the CEO of a leading Micro Finance Institution a company that offers loans to small and medium enterprises. He served in this position for 5 years before departing to start Alternative Circle. He has also worked at a Senior Relationship Manager and as an Investment Manager in the past.

    Kevin has completed a number of programs at the Strathmore Business School including Owner Management Program, Entrepreneur studies, and the Master Negotiator Program. He has also been nominated for the Business Daily Top 40 under 40.

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A passionate team with experience, drive and vision.

Kevin Mutiso, 30, is the co-founder and CEO of Alternative Circle, which has developed a Kenyan Mobile based app “SHIKA” that enables individual’s access credit through their mobile phones as well as provide financial institutions a platform on which they can lend their customers. Alternative Circle recently raised a seed capital of 1.1 Million USD.

Previously, Kevin was the CEO of a leading Micro Finance Institution a company that offers loans to small and medium enterprises. He served in this position for 5 years before departing to start Alternative Circle. He has also worked at a Senior Relationship Manager and as an Investment Manager in the past.

Kevin has completed a number of programs at the Strathmore Business School including Owner Management Program, Entrepreneur studies, and the Master Negotiator Program. He has also been nominated for the Business Daily Top 40 under 40.

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