Having received over 300 entries, the AppsAfrica.com Awards Winners 2017 were announced at a pan-African mobile and tech awards party at Shimmy Beach Club in Cape Town, South Africa last night.
The Awards supported by Boomplay Music, Africa Tech Summit Kigali, Basebone, BBM, Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and Mobile Monday South Africa (MOMO) celebrate the best in mobile. The finalists were judged by an independent panel of leading industry experts and the Award winning services were from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt and pan-African ventures.
Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards Winners 2017:
Best Social and Messaging Award – Flare
Enterprise Solution Award – What3Words
News and Entertainment Award – Bounce News
Educational Award- Snapplify
Fintech Award- Flutterwave
Social Impact Award – Vodacom e-School
Disruptive Innovation Award –What3Words
Best African App – Boomplay Music
mCommerce – Mazady
Changing Africa – Jumo
The AppsAfrica.com Awards were first organised three years ago to celebrate the best in mobile and tech across the continent and it is fantastic to see the growth each year, with entries from over 31 countries this year. Even more encouraging is how rapidly African start-ups are now scaling to compete with established corporates with winners from both shared Andrew Fassnidge founder of AppsAfrica.com.
Having picked up an AppsAfrica Award, this year’s winners will also be invited to exhibit at Africa Tech Summit Kigali Feb 14th and 15th 2018, connecting with tech leaders, MNO’s, banks, investors, governments and start-ups from across Africa for the two day Summit.
Congratulations to all the AppsAfrica Award Winners 2017 and a special word of thanks to the judging panel, sponsors and supporting partners across Africa.