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2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - South Africa

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

Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgramAlphaCode
Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgramFaded Black Innovations
Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgramPropella Business Incubator
Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgramRaizcorp
Best Accelerator or Incubator ProgramStartupbootcamp AfriTech
Best Coworking Space22 On Sloane
Best Coworking SpaceAkintunde-Rotimi
Best Coworking SpaceFaded Black Innovations
Best Coworking SpaceWorkshop17
Best EduTech Startupadvantage learn
Best EduTech StartupAssured Vocational Skills Institute
Best EduTech StartupOpen Omnia
Best EduTech StartupWhy Toyz
Best EduTech StartupZomila
Best Fashion Tech StartupZabantu
Best Fintech StartupMama Money
Best Fintech StartupFinChatBot
Best Fintech StartupProfitShare Partners
Best Fintech StartupSun Exchange
Best Fintech StartupUprise.Africa
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupAgriLED PTY LTD
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupThabosilakhu Empire
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupRevolute Systems
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupNo Land Farming (Pty) Ltd
Best Health Tech StartupA2D24 Dot Com Pty Ltd
Best Health Tech StartupAflu Med Healthcare
Best Health Tech StartupImpulse Biomedical
Best Health Tech StartupPargo
Best Health Tech StartupThe Birthing Team - Dr Howard Manyonga
Best Media PartnerDigital Kungfu
Best Media PartnerNETWORK on SABC
Best Media PartnerNothando Tembe Communications
Best Media PartnerSowetanLive (SebenzaLIVE)
Best Media PartnerThe Loudhailer
Best NewcomerLULA
Best NewcomerZaio
Best NewcomerPark Up
Best NewcomerMom Says
Best NewcomerThumbchef co
Best Social Impact StartupCtrl
Best Social Impact StartupLULA
Best Social Impact StartupNuNanny - Melisa Allardice
Best Social Impact StartupPreeva
Best Social Impact StartupSun Exchange
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeGrowthwheel SA
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeProfitShare Partners
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeSilvertree Holdings
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeTheo Wealth Group
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeThe Silicon Cape Initiative
Best Student StartupZero1 Creations
Best Student StartupKukura Capital
Best Student StartupProject Phoenix
Best Student StartupPreeva
Best Student StartupQuillo
Best Water Crisis Management SolutionEROKO AIME
Best Water Crisis Management SolutionLige Pty Ltd
Brave Founder BeginningsAkintunde-Rotimi
Female Role Model of the YearAmanda Mathe
Female Role Model of the YearAnnu Augustine
Female Role Model of the YearLynette Hundermark
Female Role Model of the YearNsovo Nkatingi
Female Role Model of the YearThandeka Mhlanga
Founder of the YearAdi Kaimowitz
Founder of the YearLars Veul
Founder of the YearVelani Mboweni
Founder of the YearAndrew Maren
Founder of the YearMalebo Moloto
Investor of the YearKalon Venture Partners
Investor of the YearSilvertree Holdings
Startup of the YearFinChatBot
Startup of the YearGregory Keal
Startup of the YearLULA
Startup of the YearProfitShare Partners
Startup of the YearSun Exchange

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