AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017

AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017

The 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.

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.

Entries for 2017 are now open. 

12 Award Categories 
The awards celebrate the positive impact in 12 categories from ventures who can clearly demonstrate innovation using mobile or technology to meet the needs of any African market.

The deadline for entries is September 11th, 2017.

Awards Final – November 2017
The Awards party returns to Cape Town on November 6th 2017, bringing together the mobile and tech community, enterprise, media, investors and innovators from across Africa for the third year.

Sponsorship opportunities
Confirming one of the sponsorship opportunities for the Innovation Awards 2017 will position your brand as a leader in innovation and technology in Africa among leading industry peers and other sponsors and partners from Africa and beyond. There are various sponsorship packages available, please contact us for more details.

Judging Panel
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.

What, Where, Why?
Answers to frequently asked Awards questions can be found here.

Applications are now open, enter now.




  1. Ruth

    September 12, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    We have applied but did not get any confirmation of receipt. Since we are less than 12 months old, how does it work to apply without the payment? Thank you.

    • appsafrica

      September 20, 2016 at 12:42 pm

      Hi Ruth,

      we have marked this in the system and you entry is confirmed.

      Good luck!

  2. Jaco

    October 11, 2016 at 10:49 am

    Hi AppsAfrica

    When will the finalists be announced for your awards? Need to make some plans if I need to travel to Cape Town.


  3. appsafrica

    August 22, 2017 at 1:10 am

    End of September

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