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Confirming one of the sponsorship opportunities for the Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2015 will position your brand as a leader in innovation and technology in Africa among leading industry peers from Africa and beyond. There are various sponsorship packages available, please contact us for more details on promoting your brand.

We have partnered with Uber to get all guests to and from the awards safely

Uber
Appsafrica.com have partnered with Uber to get all guests to and from the event safely and in style! All new users can sign up here with the promotional code: AppsAfrica. Uber is an on-demand service that seamlessly connects you with a private driver at the tap of a button.

 

Mobile Monday South AfricaMobile Monday South Africa
Mobile Monday South Africa is a community of mobile industry visionaries, developers and influential’s fostering cooperation and cross-border business development through virtual and live networking events to share ideas, best practices and trends from global markets. Mobile Monday South Africa manages the Joburg , Cape Town and Durban chapters of Mobile Monday.

 

iHub supports Appsafrica Innovation AwardsThe iHub
The iHub catalyses the growth of the Kenyan tech community by connecting people, supporting startups, and surfacing information. Since inception in June 2008, the iHub has grown by overcoming challenges as well as consistently and fiercely adapting toward serving our tech community. This has been through initiatives such as iHub Research, m:lab (with eMobilis and University of Nairobi), Consulting, the UX Lab; and in 2014, together with Sanergy, Ushahidi and BRCK, the Gearbox, a design and rapid prototyping facility to be strategically located in the industrial area of Nairobi.

 

CcHUB releases 2nd edition of the “How I Use My Phone” Research SeriesCo-Creation hub(CcHUB)
Co-Creation hub(CcHUB) is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. The HUB is a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.

think, the Technology Incubator in Kigali, was established in 2014 in Rwanda to identify and support leading tech start-ups seeking to create digital solutions for Africa. Think Rwanda
think, the Technology Incubator in Kigali, was established in 2014 in Rwanda to identify and support leading tech start-ups seeking to create digital solutions for Africa. In October 2014, think selected its first companies to join the think incubator. The second cohort of companies were selected in June 2015 to participate in an accelerated fast-tracking 3-month incubation process. Millicom, operating under the Tigo brand in Africa, is the angel investor behind think and wants to help committed entrepreneurs set up and launch their business.

Lagos Garage is a premium co-working space in Ikoyi, Lagos targeted at building Nigerian technology startups. Private offices are also available for rent. It is one of 3 co-working tech hubs in Africa – There are also Garages in Cape Town and Nairobi.Lagos Garage
Lagos Garage is a premium co-working space in Ikoyi, Lagos targeted at building Nigerian technology startups. Private offices are also available for rent. It is one of 3 co-working tech hubs in Africa – There are also Garages in Cape Town and Nairobi. By providing affordable, flexible office space, the Garages allow companies to focus on what is important – growing their business. The Lagos Garage is co-owned by L5lab (l5lab.com) and 88mph (www.88mph.ac)

Women In Tech AfricaWomen In Tech Africa
A Network of Women in Technology in Africa and the diaspora with the mandate to effectively support women in technology across the African continent and abroad. The aim is to create today’s female leaders and role models for tomorrow’s women. This is accomplished by showing the world what a strong African woman is capable of achieving while supporting African growth through technology. Women in Tech Africa brings together women in over 30 countries across Africa and will be opening offices in Zambia,Nigeria,Canada,DRC and Benin in the coming months.

 

MEST-GhanaMeltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology 
Established in 2008, the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) provides training, investment and incubation to aspiring high tech entrepreneurs in Africa and with bridges to Silicon Valley. Since its inception, MEST has invested $15 million in supporting West African entrepreneurs. 200 individual entrepreneurs have graduated from the training program and over 20 tech startups have been launched, via seed funding and mentorship from MEST.

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