Are You a Blockchain Startup in Africa? Entries Now Open for the AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2018

The Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019 takes place from Feb 13 - 15th
The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2018 include a Blockchain Category

Entries are now open for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards which
celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, showcasing the continent’s
most innovative ventures.

The innovation awards seek to offer African startups industry recognition, global publicity,
and networking with 300+ industry peers at the Awards party in Cape Town on
November 12th on the eve of AfricaCom.


Winners to Showcase at Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019

Winners are also invited to the Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019 to join 400+ tech leaders from across the continent.

The Awards  are open to corporates, established ventures, or start-ups who have launched tech services in atleast one African market across 14 categories:

  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Health Tech
  • Best African App
  • Enterprise
  • Blockchain
  • News & Entertainment
  • Edtech
  • Fintech
  • Agritech
  • IoT
  • mCommerce
  • Mobility
  • Social Impact
  • Changing Africa Award

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. The deadline for entries is September 14th, with the shortlisted
finalists announced in October 2018.

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Do you have a blockchain startup? Are you a corporate looking to get in front the continent’s most vibrant tech visionaries and investors at the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali?

Bitcoin KE is partnering with AppsAfrica to facilitate this initiative. Reach out to us on email: [email protected] for further details.


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The fourth annual Innovation Awards, celebrate the best mobile and tech in Africa. The awards will be held in Cape Town on Nov 12th, 2018.