The Southern Africa Startup Awards are seeking outstanding tech/web startups from any of the 15 countries in the SADC region.
The awards focus on tech/web industries, working with local and national partners in each region across various sectors 15 categories including:
Startup of the year
Founder of the year
Investor of the year
Female role model in tech
Best social impact startup
Best fintech startup
Best agritech startup
Best student startup
Best edutech startup
Best accelerator and incubator programme
Best co-working space
Best startup ecosystem initiative
Best water crisis management solution
The focus of the event is to recognise the one percent of the population with the best innovative and outstanding ideas to change the world.
This event will see attendance and participation from all startup superheroes in the web/tech industry within the SADC region.
Nominate your startup superhero here.
Nominations close on 7 May 2018 and finalists will be announced on 9 July2018. Shortly thereafter, public voting will open on 10 July 2018, with national voting rounds closing on 27 August 2018. See the full timeline here.