AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017 (For Mobile and Tech Startups )

The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2017. is a leading pan-African technology news portal and advisory service, dedicated to delivering the latest insight on mobile, tech and innovation in Africa. AppsAfrica Advisory provides strategic, tactical and operational Africa advisory services for mobile and tech ventures planning to launch or expand in Sub-Saharan Africa with a team of experienced advisors.

Last year saw an outstanding response with over 200 entries from 25 countries and 10 winners on the night celebrated from South Africa, Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

AppsAfrica Innovation Award Categories

Applications are welcome from mobile or technology ventures with services launched in at least one African market for the following 12 award categories:

  • 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
  • m-commerce Award
  • Changing Africa Award
  • Outstanding Industry Achievement Award


Award winners benefits include


  • The awards are open to all individuals or entities who can clearly demonstrate suitability for the categories entered.

How to Apply

  • Submit entries for the award. Entries will be charged $95 per category entered. Start-ups who are less than 18 months old will not be charged subject to approval and can contact AppsAfrica for a discount code.
  • 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.

To Submit Entries, Click Here

To Contact AppsAfrica for a discount code, Click Here


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