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2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - Zambia

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

Best Accelerator or Incubator Program Lusaka Impacthub
Best EduTech StartupStudent Connect
Best EduTech StartupZed Tutors
Best EduTech StartupThe Local Electricity Project
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupAgriPredict
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupNatures Nectar
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupLima Links Zambia
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupSavana Chocolate
Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupYefi
Best Health Tech StartupBriisp inventions
Best Media PartnerPhoenix FM 89.5
Best Media PartnerZambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC)
Best Media PartnerDailynation
Best NewcomerDawa Clinic
Best NewcomerLusaka Impacthub
Best NewcomerGlobal Empowers
Best NewcomerBurger Queen
Best NewcomerThe Zig Group
Best Social Impact StartupAgriPredict
Best Social Impact StartupDice Juice bar
Best Social Impact StartupZako
Best Social Impact StartupLusaka Impacthub
Best Social Impact StartupUp Zambia
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeBurger Queen
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeGwavar Music
Best Student StartupGenius Books Literature
Best Student StartupDawa Clinic
Best Student StartupGown of Hope
Best Student StartupCOSLYN
Best Student StartupSoar Free Pharmaceuticals
Brave Founder BeginningsTafadzwa Kalisto Munzwa
Female Role Model of the YearEasy Cook
Female Role Model of the YearSharon Nyimba Simwami
Female Role Model of the YearStella Sata
Founder of the YearKatherine Milling
Founder of the YearLynn Musonda
Founder of the YearStella Sata
Founder of the YearChristopher Chileshe
Startup of the YearAfridelivery
Startup of the YearBriisp inventions
Best Fintech StartupEdu-Pay
Best Fintech StartupInsure Pay

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