Apps4Africa Recap

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Recapping the successes of Appfrica's Apps4Africa competitive funding program.

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Apps4Africa Recap

  1. 1. The Apps4Africa competition began in late 2009 as an annual programthat aimed to support African entrepreneurs using technology to solvesocietal problems.Through this program, to date, we’ve been able to offer funding tofifteen participants from nine countries.
  2. 2. PROGRESS TO DATE $120,000    in  funding  awarded   15 9 to    teams  from    African  countries!  Over  500 3,000  entries  from    participants  at   30+ 15  events  held  in    countries.
  3. 3. RECAP
  4. 4. 2012: THE BUSINESS CHALLENGE Countries  Visited West/Central Southern  Africa East  Africa Senegal Zimbabwe Kenya Nigeria Uganda DRC Ghana Other  Events:  DEMO  Africa  (Kenya),  OECD  Technology  Foresight  Forum  (France)
  5. 5. 2012: THE BUSINESS CHALLENGE Events  held  in  8  countries Kenya Zambia   Uganda Ghana   Zimbabwe   Senegal   DRC   Nigeria
  6. 6. 2011 RECAP
  7. 7. 2011: THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE Events  held  in  15+  countries! West/Central Southern  Africa East  Africa Senegal South  Africa Kenya Nigeria Botswana Uganda DRC Madagascar Ethiopia Ghana Zimbabwe Rwanda Mali Mozambique Tanzania Other  Events:  COP17  (South  Africa),  TEDxAccra  2012  (Ghana),  Africa  Gathering  London   2012  (UK)
  8. 8. 2011: THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE 9  WinnersWest/Central Southern  Africa East  AfricaHospital  Manager  (Nigeria) MyHealth  (Botswana) The  Grainy  BunchEcofund  Forum  (Senegal) Service  Anti-­‐Cyclone   (Tanzania)Farmerline  (Ghana) (Madagascar) Mkulima  Bora  (Kenya) UnsApp  (Zimbabwe) Agro  Universe (Uganda)
  9. 9. apps < > africa 2010 RECAP
  10. 10. 2010: THE CIVIC CHALLENGE Events  held  in  3  countries Kenya Uganda Rwanda
  11. 11. 2010: THE CIVIC CHALLENGE 3  Winners iCow  (Kenya) Not  In  My  Country  (Uganda) Mamakiba  (Kenya)
  12. 12. Jon  Gosier  (jon@appfrica.com)Bahiyah  Robinson  (byr@appfrica.com)URL  -­‐  http://apps4africa.orgEmail  -­‐  info@apps4africa.orgTwitter  -­‐  @apps4africa  and  @appfrica

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