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2019 Southern Africa Startup Awards finalists - Zimbabwe

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

Best FoodTech/ AgriTech StartupYouFarm
Best NewcomerPhykraun
Best Social Impact StartupFarai Musendo
Best Social Impact StartupOveruse Enterprises Pvt Limited
Best Social Impact StartupPhykraun
Best Startup Ecosystem InitiativeOveruse Enterprises Pvt Limited
Female Role Model of the YearDr Faith Nyamukapa
Founder of the YearNkosana Mazibisa
Founder of the YearStanley Makazhe
Startup of the YearPhykraun
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