myRunner, a platform that allows users to book their bus tickets and track its location was selected the most promising startup in the recent Seedstars Harare event. They emerged winner out of 10 start-ups that were invited to pitch at the event. As a part of the prize, myRunner will be participating at Seedstars Summit, taking place in Switzerland in April 2018.
While on the second spot is online food ordering company, Munch. Munch is a tech based, logistics, online food ordering company that connects hungry food lovers with local restaurants in their city. Equities Nest, a platform that will help you get started on the African stock markets with a few clicks, grabbed the last spot in the top 3.
Additionally, there were two other prizes.
- The civic tech prize went to Tipster, which is democratising the news making process by placing the power of the media into the hands of the ordinary people.
The Best Learner prize, awarded to the startup that showed the most progress during the two day bootcamp organized at Impact Hub, went to Commonground, a peer-networking app that connects university students to share projects, ideas, and opportunities.
All 5 startups will be part of a Zimbabwe delegation that will attend the upcoming Africa Regional Summit in Maputo, Mozambique from the 12th to 14th of December. Tickets information and program are available here.
Seedstars World is working very closely with Enel Green Power to determine the most innovative business models in the energy sectors. Other partners include Orange and Microsoft4Afrika, their local ambassador Impact Hub Harare, and local partners UNDP Zimbabwe and Dandemutande.