Kobo360, HydroIQ, Farmcrowdy among winners of 2018 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Kobo360, HydroIQ, Farmcrowdy among winners of 2018 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

The Awards celebrate the best in African mobile and tech...

LAGOS, Nigeria; 15th November 2018

 

The appsafrica.com announced fourteen winners of its awards at the fourth edition of its annual awards party that held in Cape Town, South Africa on Monday, 12th November 2018.

The Awards celebrate the best in African mobile and tech from both corporate organisations and start-ups and this year attracted entries from 39 countries across the continent.

Over 300 applications were assessed and judged by an independent panel of industry experts including media, investors, and leaders from the tech ecosystem. The Awards were supported by Uber, JET8¸ Syntonic, KaiOS, Africa Tech Summit Kigali and Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO). 

AppsAfrica.com Awards Winners 2018:

The AppsAfrica.com Award Winners on the night were from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia;

Best EdTech Solution – Xander Educational Apps (South Africa)

Best Enterprise Solution – Kobo360 (Nigeria)

Social Impact Award – WeThinkCode – (South Africa)

Best African App –  SafeBoda – (Uganda)

Disruptive Innovation Award – Nala – (Tanzania)

Best Fintech Solution – WhatsApp Chat Banking – Clickatell Transact (South Africa)

Best HealthTech Solution – Baobab Circle – Afya Pap (Kenya)

Best AgriTech Solution – Farmcrowdy (Nigeria)

Best News & Entertainment Solution – Kukulu Game – Qene Technologies (Ethiopia)

Best Blockchain Solution – Custos Media Technologies (South Africa)

Best IoT Solution – HydroIQ (Kenya)

Best Mobility Solution – Yego Innovision (Rwanda)

Best mCommerce Solution – Travelstart for Flapp (South Africa)

Changing Africa Award – Vanu (Rwanda)

Andrew Fassnidge founder of AppsAfrica.com. said, “This year we saw entries from over 39 countries including smaller markets such as Malawi, Sao Tome & Principe, Mauritania and Liberia which illustrates the rapid growth of African tech outside of the usual hotspots. Congratulations to all the finalists, winners and a special word of thanks to our expert judging panel, sponsors and supporting partners across Africa” .

This year’s winners are invited to Africa Tech Summit in Kigali, February 13th to 15th 2018 (www.africatechsummit.com/kigali), which connects over 400 corporates, start-ups and investors from across Africa for three days of learning, knowledge sharing and networking.

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