First mobile voice roaming fees killer
Startup name
Web address
Founding date
November 2015
Total team member
Startup stage
Paying users
Product usage or interact
Desktop, Mobile/Tablet (iOS), Hardware-wearable
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Elevator pitch

Our company, VoxEra, is developing a device and app., to help active roamers solve a problem of high roaming fees, with the help of Voice over IP solutions.


Amr Elgbaly

I started as linux system admin. I also started to learn VOIP till i became VOIP Expert

Arev Hayrapetyan

I hold 2 Master degrees in Philosophy and Orientalist studies.My interests are startups and entrepreneurship. Since 2013 I am involved in startup development. I used to work in Giant Slayer Ltd. and Venatra Enterprise Solutions as Project manager. Currently I am founder and COO in VoxEra C corp.

Business model

Target customer

enterprise employees-travelers,international students,expats

Customer acquisition strategy

VoxEra.net and app, partners,local and global distributors

Revenue model

hardware sales (180$ device price) +subscription fee(5$ 30 day use)

Market info

Market size

$ 27,000,000



We are in direct competition with the telecoms that provide the same service but at higher prices. We are also receiving some indirect competition from apps like Yourome and Roamapp. While they can also allow the user to receive calls for free using their number, they charge for sending calls and don't support SMS. They also are limited for just 20 countries worldwide. VoxEra has all features with the best price


  • 1,000 sold devices
  • 10,000 facebook followers
  • 13,000 Traffic to Kickstarter campaign
  • 15 CAC
  • 200 LTV

Startup traction

We currently have a good traction which we plan to accelerate by building good relationships with our retailers upon delivery of the product. We are also building a wider retailers network which we will market once we deliver.

Other information

VoxEra participated in two incubators: the Egypt and Eitesal Business Nurturing Initiative (EBNI) and the American University Venture Lab in Egypt and were awarded the best startup of the year prize by the Egyptian Minister of Telecommunications. We also got into a partnership with GigSky data sim.

Publication date: 17 March 2018