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Entries Open For AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2020

The sixth AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, celebrates technology and mobile applications from across Africa, showcasing the continents best innovations across 12 categories.

The AppsAfrica Awards are open to corporates, established ventures or start-ups who have launched services in at least one African market.

The Awards continue to be a leading barometer of innovation across the continent and provide finalists and winners with industry recognition potentially leading to funding, business partnerships, and mentoring and global publicity.

Winners are also invited to the 4th Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2021 to join tech leaders, corporates, startups, and investors.

Applications are welcome from technology and mobile ventures with services launched in at least one African market for the following award categories; 

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1.) Disruptive Innovation Award 2.) Health Tech Award 3.) Best African App Award 4.) Cyber Security Award 5.) Blockchain Award 6.) Media & Entertainment Award 7.) Education Award 8.) AgriTech Innovation Award 9.) Fintech Solution Award 10.) Social Impact Award 11.) eCommerce Award 12.) Mobility Award


To enter the awards applicants should meet the following criteria:

-Applicants can be start-ups or incorporated companies

-Applications will be accepted from companies who have launched a product or service in at least one African market.

-If the service has not been launched at the time of judging it will be omitted.

-The product or service must address specific African needs as detailed within the specific category

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-The applicant’s innovation can be any product or service utilising any technology

-Applicants must have launched the entry in at least one African market to date

-Applications must be specific and relevant to the category entered

-The applications are judged by an independent panel of judges whos decisions are final

Key dates:

-Application Deadline – October 20th

-Shortlist announced – November 1st

-Winners announced – November 26th

How much does it cost?

Start-ups entries are free, please contact AppsAfrica for a discount code. Corporate entries cost $50 per category entered.  Enter Now

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