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Here are the 2018 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards Finalists

Here are the 2018 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards Finalists

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Here are the 2018 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards Finalists

The awards which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa in an annual gala in Cape Town, attracted over 300 submissions from 39 countries.

The final shortlist for the 4th AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards have been announced.

The awards which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa in an annual gala in Cape Town, attracted over 300 submissions from 39 countries, with solutions launched across all 54 African markets by start-ups, established ventures, and corporates.

According to AppsAfrica, a majority of entries were received from Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya with additional entries from smaller markets including Malawi, Sao Tome & Principe, Mauritania, and Liberia, illustrating the growth of innovation across the continent.

Winners will be announced on the 12th November 2018 and will receive industry recognition, global publicity, and networking with 300+ industry peers with an invitation to attend the Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019 to join 400+ tech leaders from across the continent.

Meet the 70 finalists from the 14 categories as assessed by an independent panel of industry experts including media, investors, and leaders from the tech ecosystem:

AgriTech

Aerobotics (South Africa)
Farmcrowdy for Farmcrowdy App (Nigeria)
Kitovu (Nigeria)
TROTRO Tractor (Ghana)
Wefarm (Kenya)   
 

Blockchain Award

Custos Media Technologies for Custos (South Africa)
Fintech Ltd for Interstellar Decentralized Wallet and Exchange (Cameroon)
Savannah Lab for GoomCash (Mauritania)
SovTech for Project UBU (South Africa)
 

Best African App

Farmcrowdy for Farmcrowdy App (Nigeria)
Fedgroup for Impact Farming (South Africa)
Inzone Adlink for Hey Jude App (South Africa)
biNu Africa for Moya Messenger (South Africa)
SafeBoda (Uganda)
 

Changing Africa Award

Medixus (Kenya)
Orange for Get My App (DRC)
RippleNami (Kenya)
Flutterwave (Nigeria)
Vanu, Inc(Rwanda/Zambia)
 

Disruptive Innovation

BACE Group (Ghana)
Fedgroup for Impact Farming (South Africa)
minoHealth (Ghana), NALA for NALA App(Tanzania)
 Zuoix for ZOOMED (Cameroon)
 

EdTech

BeBlocky (Ethiopia)
Ever Africa for Xander Educational Apps (SouthAfrica), 
Kytabu (Kenya), 
Snapplify(South Africa)
WeThinkCode_ (South Africa)
 

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Enterprise Solution

Clickatell for WhatsApp Chat Banking (South Africa)
Digemy for Digemy Knowledge Partner (South Africa) 
Kasi Eats (South Africa)
Kirusa for Kirusa Konnect (Ghana) and Kobo360 (Nigeria)
 

FinTech

Clickatell for WhatsApp Chat Banking (South Africa)
Flutterwave (Nigeria)
NALA for NALA App (Tanzania)
OKO Finance (Mali)
Paylater (Nigeria)
 

HealthTech

Baobab Circle for Afya Pap (Kenya)
Flare for Flare: There in a heartbeat (Kenya)
MOBicure for myPaddi(Nigeria)
Vodacom for Vodacom Mum and Baby (South Africa)
WellaHealth (Nigeria)
 

IoT

CypressV for Smart Switch (Nigeria)
Hope Tech Plus for The Sixth Sense (Kenya)
Hydrologistics Africa(Kenya), Rydwith (South Africa) 
Visiosoft (South Africa)
 

mCommerce

BAYQI  (Angola)
Denkim Insurance (Kenya)
Orange for Orange Data Management Program (Egypt) 
Travelstart for Flapp (South Africa)
WayaWaya for WayaWaya Social Payments (Kenya)
 

Mobility & Transport

Flx (South Africa), LÜLA (South Africa)
UGABUS Inc (Uganda), Yego Innovision (Rwanda)
Zuoix for ZOOMED (Cameroon)
 

Media & Entertainment

OGLE Digital Media for OGLE Content Download Hotspots (South Africa),
Publiseer (Nigeria)
Qene Technologies for Kukulu Game (Ethiopia)
Taza PLC for EventsEthiopia (Ethiopia)
Vodacom for Vodacom Music! (South Africa)
 

Social Impact

All-Farmers-Online (Nigeria)
Farmcrowdy for Farmcrowdy App (Nigeria)
MOBicure for myPaddi (Nigeria)
ScholarX Inc. for ScholarX (Nigeria)
WeThinkCode_ (South Africa)

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