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2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - Botswana

The national finalists for the 2019 edition of the Southern Africa Startup Awards (SASAwards) have been announced.
2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - BotswanaSouthern Africa Startup Awards, a circuit of the Global Startup Awards which first arrived in Africa in 2017 and launched it Southern Africa (SADC) region in 2018, has a mission to connect, support, and celebrate key players in national and regional startup ecosystems worldwide and to fuse them together on a global entrepreneurial network.

The initiative creates a matrix of opportunities for international partnerships, commercial exchange, and investment opportunities. This is done through a ‘bottom-up’ strategy with local startup ecosystems that put the founders and startup ecosystem supporters first.

More than 2,400 nominations from organisations and individuals across 15 countries were submitted for the 2019 edition.

The national finalists from Botswana are:
Best EduTech StartupFrancistown College of Programming
Best EduTech StartupInforserve Training (Pty) Ltd
Best Fintech StartupSeriti Insights
Best FoodTech/AgriTech StartupInnovative Foods
Best FoodTech/AgriTech StartupTGNJ Investments (Pty) Ltd
Best Health Tech StartupYAPILI
Best NewcomerArtjarclinks Pty Ltd
Best NewcomerSeriti Insights
Best NewcomerSands of Afrika (Pty) Ltd
Best NewcomerSustainable Cities Africa
Best NewcomerTGNJ Investments (Pty) Ltd
Best Social Impact StartupTGNJ Investments (Pty) Ltd
Best Social Impact StartupThese Hands GSSE
Best Social Impact StartupThe Local Slice BW
Female Role Model of the YearLebopo Golekwang
Female Role Model of the YearRethabile Konopo
Female Role Model of the YearNomsa Makgabenyane
Founder of the YearNomsa Makgabenyane
Founder of the YearSethebe Manake
Founder of the YearShimah Petrus Keakopa
Startup of the YearMyFoodness

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