MTN App of the Year


If winning R 1 million in prize money and securing unprecedented recognition of your digital solution appeals to you, then this is your chance!

The annual MTN Business App of the Year Awards play a vital role in elevating local entrepreneurs and showcasing exciting new innovations within the ICT industry in South Africa.

The deadline to enter these awards is only 10 days, with submissions closing on 9 August 2021.

Marking ten years since the launch of this national platform to recognise local champions of app development talent, this year’s prize money of R 1 million, awarded to the overall best app for 2021, is by far the highest ever.

Categories include Best Consumer Solution; Best Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Solution; Best Enterprise Solution; Most Innovative Solution; Best Gaming Solution; Best Health Solution; Best Agricultural Solution; Best Educational Solution; Best Financial Solution; Best Hackathon Solution; Best “South African” Solution; Best Campus Cup Solution; Best African Solution and Huawei Category 15.

Join the ranks of those that won before, and let your game-changing app stand a chance of being awarded top honours this year.

Submissions close on 9 August 2021, after which a judging panel of leading tech experts will start the shortlisting process.

Category winners as well as the overall winner will be announced at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards being held virtually on 16 September 2021.

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About the MTN Group 

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to our customers. We are inspired by our belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code ‘MTN’. Our strategy, Ambition 2025, is anchored on building the largest and most valuable platform business, with a clear focus on Africa. 

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