Jonga: Affordable Community Security

Jonga is an award winning secure-tech startup that provides affordable home monitoring security systems that harnesses the power of the community during intrusions.

Jonga, aims to address a major security problem in South Africa and wider communities. Its unique product addresses the lack of innovation and affordability barrier in the local home-security market. The motion detection device requires no electricity supply to detect home intruders. And it connects to the community – including local security providers without requiring cellphone or WiFi connectivity.

Ntsako Mgiba and Ntandoyenkosi Shezi developed a home security system that utilises 21st-century technology. Leveraging the latest trend of Internet of Things tech, this hardware device interacts with a local community and security response team via a mobile app and dashboard respectively.

Our vision is to be the leader in providing affordable and innovative home intrusion monitoring systems in South Africa.

Ntsako Mgiba

Jonga has developed a significant track record in a short space of time. The founders won the Santam Safety Ideas competition, attracted early-stage Angel Investing and are now seeking to take the market by storm. Jonga is one of the latest additions to the Savant client portfolio. Jonga is counting on Savant to assist them with their route to market strategy for their hardware technology solution.

Jonga aims to significantly lower the barrier to entry cost for home-based security products. Savant’s partnership with IoT service providers such as Sigfox has been a valuable launchpad to hardware connected-technology vendors such as Jonga.

Keep an eye out as this dynamic team pioneers new market offerings for a target market that is often forgotten in the tech space.

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