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AppsAfrica.com, a tech portal and advisory service, yesterday announced the shortlisted finalists for the AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017.
Entries for the annual awards, now in their third year, were opened in August, attracting over 300 submissions from across 31 countries.
AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017 winners will be announced at an awards party in Cape Town on 6 November
Winners will be announced at an event which will be held in Cape Town on 6 November.
“The AppsAfrica Awards were originally set up three years ago to celebrate the best in mobile and tech across the continent as many ventures do not get the visibility or recognition they deserve. This year produced a vast array of great entries from exciting new technologies utilising artificial intelligence, bots and drones to mobile, health and education initiatives scaling across Africa,” AppsAfrica.com founder Andrew Fassnidge said in a press release.
The awards are held in collaboration with Mobile Monday South Africa, Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), Basebone, BoomPlay Music, Content Connect Africa and BBM.
Award winners will get to exhibit at next year’s Africa Tech Summit in London, a year’s membership of the MEF and tickets to the MEF Connects at the Mobile World Congress 2018, in addition to media exposure around the world.
Here are the finalists:
Best Social and Messaging Award
Disruptive Innovation Award
Best African App
Enterprise Solution Award
News and Entertainment Award
Social Impact Award
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