SAFARICOM APP WIZ Challenge

Safaricom AppWiz


The Safaricom App Wiz Challenge is a three months long accelerator program that aims to help selected innovators leveraging on mobile technology move from idea/prototype to product or service within an incubation period of 3 months. The program is an initiative of Safaricom LTD in collaboration with @iBizAfrica- Strathmore University. Safaricom App wiz challenge aims to become the best mobile startup accelerator program in the East African region launching successful start-ups into the Kenyan market. The program entails a training curriculum specifically tailored for technology startups, mentoring and coaching from industry/subject matter experts and successful entrepreneurs. Over the last two years the program has helped launch close to 30 startup companies.
Winners of the Safaricom Appwiz Developer Challenge will receive the following in cash prizes
  1. Grand Prize Winner – Kshs.1.5 million (Payable in 3 installments based on milestone achievement)
  2. 1st Runner-up – Kshs.1 million (Payable in 3 installments based on milestone achievement)
  3. 2nd Runner-up – Kshs.500,000 (Payable in 2 installments based on milestone achievement)
finalists
finalists
Event Calendar
Launch Date | 16-07-2015
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Submission Closure | 16-08-2015
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Hack-a-thon | 28-08-2015
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Incubation Period | 07-09-2015
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Judging Session presentations | 24-11-2015
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Award Ceremony | 26-11-2015
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About Safaricom AppWiz

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2014 Finalists

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AppWiz Forum

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