Winners of the 2017 MTN App Challenge – ‘Team JustGo’ Emerge as the Overall Winners

Telecom giants; MTN Uganda, in partnership with tech and incubation hub; Outbox Hub and Garage48 launched the MTN App Challenge in 2015 – an event that brought local innovators Nationwide to create innovative mobile apps for the better good of our communities.

The 2015 Challenge saw the ‘YOZA App Team’ emerge the overall winners – with their innovative solution; a laundry mobile application that targets more of university students, bachelors, bachelorettes – plus anyone who is too busy and doesn’t have time to do laundry.

This year, after a challenging 48 hours of the most electrifying, inspiring and innovative idea generation, with sleep a distant memory for 19 hardworking teams, the innovators in the 2017 MTN App Challenge on a Sunday evening presented their final prototypes/results to a panel of judges in a well attended closing ceremony.

After a tuff decision made by the judges, six (6) out of the 19 teams were named winners of the Challenge, with Team JustGo joining the YOZA team on the board of the Overall Champs of the MTN App Challenge.

Here’s a full list of the winners.

Overall Winner
Winners – Team JustGo

M-Health Category

  1. Team Blood Finder
  2. Team Equick Uganda
  3. Team FourLoop
  4. Team MobiCare
  5. Team Nightingale (Winners)

M-Media & Entertainment Category

  1. Team TrustFinity
  2. Team Nandozi
  3. Team MunoWatch (Winners)

M-Education Category

  1. Team SomaAfrica (Winners)
  2. Team Somesa
  3. Team Student’s Hub

M-Finance Category

  1. Team JustGo (Winners)
  2. Team Malako
  3. Team Akorion
  4. Team Thunder
  5. Team Vugaco

M-Agriculture Category

  1. Team Igridev
  2. Team HAS (Winners)
  3. Team FarmManager
  4. Team D-Agric

Audience/Public’s Favorite
Winners – Team Nandozi

Judges choice
Winners – Team Blood Finder

(Photo Credit: MTN Uganda)


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