Nigeria’s Farmcrowdy, Kobo360, 12 Others, Win Big at AppsAfrica Award, 2018
Fourteen AppsAfrica.com Award Winners have been announced at the annual Awards party in Cape Town South Africa. Now in its fourth year, the Awards celebrate the best in African mobile and tech from both corporates and start-ups and this year attracted entries from 39 countries across the continent.
The Awards were supported by Syntonic, KaiOS, Uber, JET8, Africa Tech Summit Kigali and Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO). Over 300 applications were assessed and judged by an independent panel of industry experts including media, investors, and leaders from the tech ecosystem.
The AppsAfrica.com Award Winners were from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia;
Best EdTech Solution – Ever Africa for 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 for NALA App (Tanzania)
Best Fintech Solution – Clickatell for WhatsApp Chat Banking (South Africa)
Best HealthTech Solution – Baobab Circle for Afya Pap (Kenya)
Best AgriTech Solution – Farmcrowdy for Farmcrowdy App (Nigeria)
Best News & Entertainment Solution – Qene Technologies for Kukulu Game (Ethiopia)
Best Blockchain Solution – Custos Media Technologies for Custos (South Africa)
Best IoT Solution – Hydrologistics Africa (Kenya)
Best Mobility Solution – Yego Innovision (Rwanda)
Best mCommerce Solution – Travelstart for Flapp (South Africa)
Changing Africa Award – Vanu, Inc (Rwanda)
Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019
Having picked up an Award, this year’s winners are invited to Africa Tech Summit in Kigali from February 13 to 15 2019, which connects over 400 corporates, mobile ventures, start-ups and investors from across Africa.
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.