beautifully engineered and mobile

great functionality meets great design as we re-imagine your products on the go




Arifzefen is the premier music streaming service in Ethiopia with over 700,000 downloads on Android and iOS and tens of thousands more users on web. The service boasts the largest and most complete music collection in the Ethiopian music industry and is the destination of choice for music lovers of all ages. ArifZefen also offers the only Ethiopian personalized radio services and is now in the process of rolling out the first ever offline listening service to its users.



Ariflix is a new Ethiopian movie streaming service that is getting rolled out to movie lovers that are looking for high quality pictures delivered through a delightful experience. Our movies are transcoded in a way to meet or exceed the needs of every market we serve. Our service is available on desktop, web and through android TV boxes and will soon have the capability to give our users relevant recommendations based on their viewing history and preferences.



Zikister is a music streaming service targeted at the Swahili speaking users in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. It's available on iOS, Android and web and features a lot of hand curated playlists that allow fans to stay up to date on the East African music scene. The service includes a rich variety of music that covers multiple eras and genres. There are imminent plans to make both personalized radio and offline listening available on Zikister in the near future.


riding the mobile wave into the future

We are a team of passionate individuals with a shared appreciation for great products that are both functional and fun to use. Engineering is in our DNA and we have 7 MIT degrees across the team complimented by over 25+ years of Silicon Valley experience. We are also a fun loving bunch and make sure we always put some time aside to enjoy life and what it has to offer.

Our pursuit of understanding and building mobile products has taken us on an exciting journey that covers a wide range of product areas including social networking, music and video. And yet, this journey is only starting and we are excited about leveraging other technologies like machine learning in understanding our users and giving them unique and personalized experiences. We are avid students of our craft and enjoy every day for the new lessons it brings about our products, our users and the problems we are trying to solve.

Our mission is to re-imagine and re-invent the way mobile products are being used, particularly in developing parts of the world. The smartphone is the new and more affordable computer, and our goal is to build products that will allow our users to have more fun and be more effective anytime, anywhere.

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