Press Release: AppsAfrica Innovation Awards open applications to find the best in mobile & tech

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The third Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa with applications now open for the tech industries annual event which returns to Cape Town on November 6th, 2017 prior to AfricaCom.

The Awards in association with Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and Mobile Monday (MOMO) South Africa provides winners with international recognition and publicity across multiple channels, networking with 300+ industry peers and a host of other benefits.

With over 200 entries last year from 25 countries the Awards continue to celebrate and promote the best of African tech, from start-ups to large corporates. Applications are welcome across 12 categories from mobile or technology ventures with services launched in at least one African market for the following awards;

  • Disruptive Innovation Award
  • Best Social & Messaging Award
  • Best African App Award
  • Enterprise Solution Award
  • News & Entertainment Award
  • Educational Award
  • Fintech Award
  • Social Impact Award
  • Brand Campaign Award
  • mCommerce Award
  • Changing Africa Award

Applications will be assessed by a team of expert judges who are selected based on their knowledge, influence and contribution to the improvement of technology and business in Africa. The deadline for entries is September 10th, with the shortlisted finalists announced at the end of September 2017.


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One Comment

  1. Christerbel Erica Mujaranji says:

    It is really good to acknowledge and award efforts that are being made to produce proudly African mobile and technology brands, i sure hope Astro and Tecnco participate .

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