African tech-entrepreneurs can now apply for the AppsAfrica Innovation Awards.

Scheduled to hold in Cape Town on November 16, 2015, the award is aimed at celebrating the best of African technological innovation.

Entries can be submitted in ten categories including best disruptive innovation, best mobile innovation, best non-data mobile innovation (using SMS/USSD/ IVR), best African app, best fintech innovation, best health innovation, best educational innovation, Social impact award, best entertainment innovation and Women in tech award. Submissions close by September 10, 2015.

The Awards “celebrate the enormous growth in mobile, technology and entrepreneurship in Africa and has already attracted entries from 18 countries across three continents” said Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of “ believes innovation knows no boundaries and we welcome entries launched in at least one African market, regardless of where in the world the venture actually started.”

Applications will be accessed by a panel of judges made up of individuals who have contributed to the improvement of technology and business in Africa. The finalists will be named in October 2015.

Interested applicants can apply here.

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