The Techpreneur of the Year category is a recognition that celebrates the founders and entrepreneurs in Africa who are driving innovation and leading the technical advancement in the region. As technology continues to play an increasingly significant role in various industries and aspects of our lives, it becomes even more crucial to acknowledge and appreciate the efforts of those individuals who are making a positive impact through their innovations. In today's rapidly evolving world, technology is at the forefront of progress, shaping economies, societies, and communication. African entrepreneurs are playing a vital role in leveraging technology to address local challenges and create solutions that have global relevance. Notable individuals in this category include:

Over 30

Binnah Kimotho - Laura Vintage Kenya

June Isige - Greenlight Communications Limited

Beatrice Mauku - Mobett's Agro Center

Mwanaisha Boto Mwamrimah - Ishben  Enterprises

Rose Ellah Nyawira Ngari - Vasili Aw Africa  Ltd

Brendah Mwirichia - Peak And Dale

Margaret Muigai - Marvel Africa Technologies

South Africa

Marietjie Davel - The Spicy Softdev

Joanne Madavha - Diamonds Of Africa Events


Phyllis Addo - Rhema Engineering Solutions Limited

Ummul-Kursum Saeed - The Lace Mall Gh

Mavis Achiaa Amoah - Asustem Robotics Academy


Deborah Omiema-Briggs - Graphic Designers Africa (Gda)

Joy Oghenemano - Valuebased Technology And Digital Services Limited

Prudence Onaah - Vaquita Books

Adedoyin Oyinkansola - Maj Herald Dunamis Global Concept (Majinfotek_ng) Majinfotekghana

Mercylina Obi - Rainydayssaver Technology Limited

Victoria Ugbedeojo - Grandeur Tech & It Services

Under 30


Vivian Nyaga - Viv's In-Houz Spa

Anagilza Terra - Anagilza Terra

Keline Osano - Grise Systems Solutions

Betty Kirika - Itey Store

Jackline Akinyi - Robisearch Limited

South Africa

Ian Mangenga - Digital Girl Africa

Thobile Dhlangamandhla - Bathobiles Bookkeeping Services


Eva Maria Huebl - Urban Space Digital Marketing Agency

Dinah Addo - Authoract


Chidinma Nnamani - Netacles Digital

Oluchi Gospel - Delucci

Fatima Dawud - Splash Innovation Hub