Finalists For The 2016 AppsAfrica Innovation Award.

Finalists For The 2016 AppsAfrica Innovation Award.

AppsAfrica, a leading pan-African technology news portal and advisory service, has released the names of the best in mobile and tech startups from over 20 African countries who made it to the finals in the 2016 Innovation Awards.

This year’s turnout is verily impressive that over 190 startups from 25 African countries responded to AppsAfrica’s call for submissions. Andrew Fassnidge, founder of AppsAfrica, says, “We are delighted with the huge response building on 2015 and this year’s finalists represent North, South, East and West Africa, which is testament to innovation happening across the continent.”

Below are the 44 finalists for the 2016 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards-

Social Impact Award:- “ABALOBI” from South Africa, “MEDTRUCKS” from Morocco,  “AGRILEDGER” from Kenya, “ASK WITHOUT SHAME” from Uganda, and lastly  “WORLDREADER” from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Best Social & Messaging Award:- “PELICHAT” from South Africa, “LOGISA” from Tanzania, “JONGLA” from Nigeria, “MOBILE” from South Africa, and lastly  “DOKITA EYES” from Togo.

Women In Tech Award:- Sayu Abend of “SPACEPOINTE” from Nigeria, Ruth Nabembezi – “ASK WITHOUT SHAME” from Uganda, Faraja Nyalandu of “SHULE DIRECT” from Tanzania, Emma Margetts of “ALPHA EXCHANGE” (Global), and lastly Genevieve Leveille of “AGRILEDGER” from Kenya.

Disruptive Innovation Award:- “DOMESTLY” from South Africa, “FLUTTERWAVE” from Nigeria, “BOTTLES APP” from South Africa, “OPERA MAX” from Africa, and lastly “FLARE” from Kenya.

Best African App Award:- “ZYNAR” from Africa, “SPACEPOINTE” from Nigeria, “SLIIDE AIRTIME” from Nigeria, and lastly “VULA MOBILE” from South Africa.

Enterprise Solution Award:- “KASI INSIGHTS” from Cameroon, “FLUTTERWAVE” from Nigeria, “ALPHA EXCHANGE” from South Africa, and lastly “SAUTI” from Africa.

News & Entertainment Award:- “KOSHK COMICS” from Egypt, “BATTABOX” from Nigeria, “SUPER ANIMALS AR APP” from South Africa, “VODACOM VIDEO PLAY” from South Africa, and lastly “GLO TWITTER VOICE” from Nigeria.

Educational Award:- “TUTERIA” from Nigeria, “MWABU” from Zambia, “SHULE DIRECT” from  Tanzania, “ENEZA EDUCATION” from Kenya, and lastly “XANDER Apps” South Africa.

Fintech Award:- “BITPESA” from Africa, “LAKT” from Kenya, “MONET” from  Cameroon, “PIGGYBANKNG” from Nigeria, and lastly “STANDARD BANK” from South Africa.

Brand On Mobile Award:- “PURLIEU” from  Ghana, “LAFRICAMOBILE” from Senegal, “MOBI HUNTER” from South Africa, and lastly ” VOUCHERCLOUD” from South Africa.

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