AppsAfrica Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

The final shortlist for the 5th AppsAfrica Innovation Awards have been announced. The Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa with winners announced in Cape Town on November 11th, 2019.

The annual Awards attracted over 400 submissions from 52 countries, with solutions launched in African markets by start-ups, established ventures, and corporates.

The awards supported by Tencent and Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO) provide winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and networking with 300+ industry peers at the Awards party in Cape Town on November 11th on the eve of AfricaCom. Category winners are also invited to Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2020 to join 600+ tech leaders from across the continent.  

Finalists – 14 Categories
The Awards are open to corporates, established ventures or start-ups who have launched services in at least one African market for the following award categories; 

Disruptive Innovation Award

KOKO Networks (Kenya), BRCK for MOJA (Kenya), Franc Group for Franc (South Africa), JOBJACK (South Africa) and Pargo (South Africa) 

Health Tech Award

54gene (Nigeria), Appy Saúde (Angola) Chefaa (Egypt), Helium Health (Nigeria) and Vula Mobile (South Africa)
Best African App Award
Appy Saúde (Angola),  Carbon (OneFi) for Carbon (Nigeria),  Secureview Limited (Nigeria), T&A Developers for Field Geologist (Cameroon) and Carry1st Trivia
Enterprise Solution Award

CTRADE Securities (Zimbabwe), Flutterwave (Nigeria), Smart Scope (Cameroon), PM Connect (United Kingdom), Siniam (Kenya)

Blockchain Award

Fliptin for Cert Tin (South Africa) Kriptolink Ltd for Kriptolink – Blockchain  (South Africa) Luno (United Kingdom) and RippleNami, Inc. (Kenya)

Media & Entertainment Award

AFRIPODS (Kenya), Carry1st (South Africa), PM Connect (U.K) Publiseer (Nigeria) and Spotify for Spotify Lite (Sweden)

Educational Award

BeBlocky, inc. for BeBlocky (Ethiopia), eLimu for Sheeko (Kenya), LightSail Education for LightSail Educational E-Reader (South Africa), Moringa School (Kenya) and ShuleSoft (Tanzania)

Fintech Award

Aspira Kenya (Kenya), Carbon (OneFi) for Carbon (Nigeria), Envisionit e-Pay (South Africa), Karri Payments (South Africa) and NowPay (Egypt)

Agritech Award

Aerobotics (South Africa), Dytech (Zambia), El-kanis & Partners for FarmX Mobile App (Nigeria) , Go Africa LLC for Go Africa (USA), Promagric for Clinic Plant (Cameroon)

Social Impact Award
Bekia (Egypt), Esoko for Insyt(Ghana), Flare for Rescue by Flare (Kenya), IDEA Digital Education (South Africa) and Moringa School (Kenya)

IoT  Award

Liquid Telecom (Kenya), Mokine (Cameroon) ,Hope Tech Plus for Sixth Sense (Kenya) and TREP LABS (Nigeria)

mCommerce Award 

FIXCHAP (Tanzania), Lekkify (Nigeria), (Ghana), Nubian Galore(Worldwide) and One Kiosk Africa (Nigeria)

Changing Africa Award  

BRCK for MOJA (Kenya), Flutterwave (Nigeria), Pargo (South Africa), PesaKit(Kenya) and Snapplify (South Africa)

Mobility Award

AWA BIKE (Nigeria), Bwala (Kenya), Lori Systems (Kenya), MVXchange (Nigeria) and Msafiri App (Kenya)

Sponsorship opportunities
Confirming one of the sponsorship opportunities for the Innovation Awards 2019 will position your brand as a leader in innovation and technology in Africa. Please contact us for more details.

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