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2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - Malawi

The national finalists for the 2019 edition of the Southern Africa Startup Awards (SASAwards) have been announced.
2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - MalawiSouthern 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 Malawi are:

Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgrammHub
Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgramChiponde Business Group
Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgramMzuzu E-Hub
Best Coworking SpaceMzuzu E-Hub
Best EduTech StartupChiponde Business Group)
Best EduTech StartupTakenoLAB
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupMechro Africa
Best Health Tech StartupNational Underfive Nutrition Data Management System (NUNDMS)
Best Health Tech StartupOnline Clinic Yathu (OCLIYA)
Best NewcomerDroidfx Technologies
Best NewcomerOnline Clinic Yathu (OCLIYA)
Best NewcomerTakenolab
Best NewcomerTumaini Letu
Best Social Impact StartupCleaners Art
Best Social Impact StartupVijana Africa
Best Social Impact StartupChiponde Business Group
Best Social Impact StartupOnline Clinic Yathu (OCLIYA)
Best Social Impact StartupTakenolab
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeChiponde Business Group
Female Role Model of the YearPrisca Chipao
Female Role Model of the YearWangiwe Joanna Kambuzi
Founder of the YearRonnex Wataya
Founder of the YearKondwani Chimatilo
Founder of the YearMisael Buliani (CFIP)
Founder of the YearEmmanuel Chatina
Founder of the YearSpencer Nundwe Jr
Investor of the YearGiantPlus
Startup of the YearMechro Limited
Startup of the YearDroidfx Technologies
Startup of the YearMzuzu ehub

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