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  • 02-Sep-2017



Facinfos is a student initiative that aims to improve the accessibility of the various information related to the universities of Ouaga I and II, see all public universities in the West Africa region. Collective project, facinfos is led by a group of dynamic students who want to undertake and improve their living conditions, as well as those of their fellow students in universities. These designers specialize in various areas including Computer Security, Geography and Marketing. They are passionate about ICT (Information and Communication Technology.) It is a very active staff in non-profit student associations and community work, and is involved in sports and cultural activities. The services offered by facinfos are informational, ie recent and credible news for the benefit of the student world, and will enable students, teachers and Atos staff to consult in real time the planning of educational activities such as courses, TDs and TPs, evaluations, sessions, deliberations in the various departments and institutes. Also available on the site, useful information about student associations, financial aid to students, health service, scholarship offers and employment opportunities, online registration possibility.


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Who is your customer?

Students, teachers, advertisers and Ouagadougou citizens

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

A fast, secure accessibility and above all at a lower cost to the university information. The improvement of the living conditions and study of students and the actual modernization of the universities concerned. Better job creation and internship for students within the box and thus an example of successful private initiative for young people. In addition, the daily tasks of administrative staff and teachers are reduced.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

The project's strength lies in its originality and its first steps on a fairly virgin and promising land. The costs of investing and securing the site, as well as the online exchange channels are quite minimal. The profitability of the site remains guaranteed if it benefits from a good incubation, of the necessary financial resources, of the information support of the two universities. Also, the audience is known and to a significant number of Internet users. She is educated, uses a lot of Information and Communication Technology and an average acceptable basket. The monthly contribution of the various Training and Research Units so that the students can benefit from the information free of charge represents a substantial sum given the number of universities. Apart from these services and pricing, the various advertisements and advertisements of individuals and structures represent a potential market. Dozens of posters circulate every week in the university, the Institutes, in the university cities and restaurants without touching half of the target audience. Thanks to the student and professional packages offered by FacInfos, the advertisements and press releases will have a better visibility on the urban or even national scale. It is also a market that can be charged according to the importance and duration of the information on the site. Better yet, partners who pay to disseminate their information and Internet users are all potential customers.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Collective project, FacInfos is led by a group of dynamic students, eager to undertake and improve their living conditions, as well as those of their comrades in the capital of Burkina Faso. These designers specialize in various areas including programming, computer security, marketing and the environment. It is a staff whose skills are complementary and constitutes a coherent whole, passionate of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) with appreciable professional experiences to their credit. It is a very active staff in the not-for-profit student associations and in the community works. With facinfos, ads from both universities, institutes and partners as will be received electronically through a secure channel and store on an online server. They will be checked before and after their distribution on the site. In addition to the on-line administrative, health, financial and associative information of the campus, we count geo located all the buildings of universities Ouaga I and II and Institutes on the site, installed on the home page a "forum "As a framework for the expression of Internet users. We are also planning to put other services very much awaited by the students very soon. Thank you for your kind attention and consideration.