Techpoint Awards Finalists

Nomination Category

Most Outstanding Startup Driving Financial Inclusion – 2015 to 2020

This category is for startups that were most active in the drive for financial inclusion between January 2015 and January 2020.

Most Outstanding Electronic Payments Startup – 2015 to 2020

This award category is for startups that were most active in making electronic payments seamless for Nigerians between January 2015 and January 2020.

Most Outstanding Mobility Startup – 2015 to 2020

This award category is for startups that were most active in overcoming mobility/transportation challenges in Nigeria between January 2015 and January 2020.

Most Outstanding Logistics Startup – 2015 to 2020

This award category is for startups that were most active in overcoming logistics challenges in Nigeria between January 2015 and January 2020.

Most Outstanding Agro-crowdfunding Startup – 2015 to 2020

This award category is for startups that were most active in empowering farmers through online crowdfunding in Nigeria between January 2015 and January 2020.

Big Tech Company Most Supportive of the Startup Ecosystem – 2015 to 2020

This award category is for big tech companies that were active and had the most far-reaching impact on the local ecosystem between January 2015 and January 2020.

Most Impactful Independent Tech Community – 2015 to 2020

This award category is for independent technology communities (not affiliated with corporates or big tech) that were active between January 2015 and January 2020, and have had the most far-reaching impact on the local ecosystem.

Techpoint Editorial Choice Categories

New Startup of the Year – Jan 2019 to Jan 2020 (Techpoint Editorial Choice Award)

This award category is for startups that launched between January 1 and January 30, 2020, with impressive traction and milestones.

Most Active VC – 2015 to 2020 (Techpoint Editorial Choice Award)

This award category is for venture capital firms that are active and have had the most far-reaching impact on the local system within the last five years.

Users’ Choice Award Category

Best Nigerian App (Users’ Choice Award)

This award is for a user-favourite app built by Nigerians for Nigerians. This is the only category completely judged by the audience. The winner will be revealed on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the award gala night to be held in Lagos.