WumDrop has emerged winner of the 4th MTN Business App of the year challenge, winning the US$15,570 top prize at the event that held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Developed by Benjamin Claassen and Muneeb Samuels, WumDrop is a courier application that allows users send any package anywhere, and with a click of a button.

The MTN Business App of the Year Challenge is a yearly contest tailored to discover value-oriented innovative applications able to solve the problems inherent in an enterprise, while driving customer satisfaction.

Alpheus Mangale, Chief Enterprise Officer for Mtn Business South Africa said “We are encouraged by the level of innovation and creativity that were showcased at the 2015 MTN Business App of the Year Awards. We wish to congratulate our overall winner, and runner-ups for investing their time and energy to bring solutions to everyday challenges facing the  enterprise sector. We are also reinvigorated by the active participation of the developers in this competition as it complements our strategic intent of driving sustainable growth and developing new opportunities to ensure the delivery of a bold   new digital world.”

DStv Now (Best Consumer App category), M4JAM (BEST Wild Card App category), CPUT Mobile (Best Enterprise Development App category), Vula Mobile (Most Innovative App category), and EskomSePush (Best Breakthrough Developer App category) were other winners at the event.

Lanre Odesomi Author

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