Here are the ten winners of Appsafrica Innovation Awards 2017

Ten winners of the Innovation Awards 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. Innovation Awards Winners 2017:

Best Social and Messaging Award – Flare 

Educational AwardSnapplify 

Enterprise Solution Award – What3Words

Fintech AwardFlutterwave

Social Impact AwardVodacom e-School 

Best African AppBoomplay Music 

Disruptive Innovation AwardWhat3Words

mCommerce –  Mazady

Changing AfricaJumo 

News and Entertainment AwardBounce News 

“The 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

Having picked up an Award, this year’s winners will also be invited to exhibit at Africa Tech Summit in kigali on Feb 14th and 15th 2018.





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