iiDENTIFii recognised as Africa’s top tech innovator!
22 August 2022 – After a 4-month long competition, KPMG Private Enterprise announced the winner of their Tech Innovator in Africa Awards where, iiDENTIFii took the top spot, followed closely by Chekkit Technologies Inc in 2nd place and Troygoldin 3rd place. Following the incredible success of the inaugural competition last year, KPMG again called out to tech innovators across the continent to bring their innovations to the table with the aim of not only highlighting new technology breakthroughs that transform and revolutionise businesses in diverse industries but to identify those businesses truly leading the pack – to take them to the global event taking place in Lisbon, Portugal in November 2022.
The global competition is made up of 20 countries* across key economies globally and while each region runs its own competition, the global platform allows for various players across the world to pitch their businesses products and services and become recognised for leading tech innovation and business model excellence, judged by a panel of local and global industry experts.
“Africa is ripe with innovation and this competition truly showcases Africa’s leading tech innovators on a local and global scale – demonstrating the impact that the fastest-growing tech innovators are having across the globe. We opened the competition in February this year and had an overwhelming response with 159 applications from across the continent – almost double compared to the number of applications received last year. This demonstrates not only the growing tech innovation in Africa but indicates the appetite for African tech businesses to be recognised and scale their operations for the greater good of the continent and its people,” says Alan Barr, Partner and Head of Private Enterprise at KPMG.