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Submit your nomination for the 2023 Startup of the Year Award

New for 2023, the Start-up of the Year Award recognises the most innovative start-up, that has showcased potential over the last year for high growth and purpose-driven impact. 


  • To take part, the startup nominated should either be based in East Africa or have substantial involvement in East African tech or telecommunications.


  • Nominations close on Tuesday 14 March

  • Shortlisted people notified and announced on Tuesday 14 March

  • Public vote opens on Tuesday 14 March

  • Finalists (determined by public vote) announced on Wednesday 15 April


The winners of the 2023 East Africa Com Awards will be unveiled during a celebratory drinks reception taking place on 25 April. 

Please fill out this short application form:

25-26  April 2023

Nairobi, Kenya