Four startups from Ethiopia have been announced as nominees for the finals of the 2020 AppsAfrica Innovation Awards. This is the sixth round of the mobile application and related technology and innovation showcase which is setup across 12 different categories.
The Ethiopian startups that have made the finals are AgUnity, BeBlocky Inc., App Detonator, and Addis Meznagna from the agriculture and foods, education, cybersecurity, and media and entertainment categories, respectively.
Nominees across all categories were selected for their innovative solutions and address of sustainability issues across respective fields. Winners are going to be invited to the 4th Africa Tech Summit in Kigali in 2021; an event where top tech leaders, investors, startups, and corporations are going to be present.
Winners of the competition are going to be announced on December 15th. Over 500 submissions from 51 countries were accepted at the start of the competition.