Sixty apps in 12 categories are all competing for accolades in the 2017 MTN Business App Of The Year Awards, happening tonight.

The Awards, currently in their sixth year, received over 500 entries this year in a range of categories.

The shortlisted apps in each category are:

Best Enterprise Solution:

  • Names & Faces
  • Nedbank Private Wealth App
  • Sanlam Go Cover
  • 1 Fetch

Best Consumer Solution:

  • OrderIN
  • TrackBox From SA
  • VoiceMap
  • Empower Diabetes
  • Mr P Fashion

Best Financial Solution

  • FNB Banking App
  • IntergreatMe
  • Shyft
  • WalletDoc

Best Incubated Solution

  • Awethu Project
  • EcoSlips
  • Medicated SA
  • Physical Sciences Break

Most Innovative Solution:

  • LogBox For Patients
  • IntergreatMe
  • CASI
  • TransUnion 1 Check
  • Advance Retail

Best Breakthrough Developer:

  • Zulzi
  • SDG’s In Action
  • Sanlam Go Cover
  • Maties

Best Educational Solution:

  • Xander Spel Graad 1&2
  • Ritmetic
  • Tutor X
  • Piggy Bank- Money Management
  • Physical Sciences Break
  • Aweza
  • Awethu

Best South African App:

  • VoiceMap
  • Hey Jude
  • Awethu Project
  • Stash By Liberty

Best Agricultural Solution:

  • Pannar Sprout
  • Advance Retail
  • The TreeTop App

Best Gaming Solution”

  • Wormy
  • Vuthela
  • Khayalethu
  • Piggy Bank- Money Management
  • Pick n Pay Super Animals

Best Women in STEM Solution:

  • ORU Social
  • TouchSA
  • ParkUpp

Best Health Solution:

  • Essential Medical Guidance
  • Empower Diabetes
  • LogBox For Patients
  • Snuza Connect
  • HealthIQ
  • Health Docs Practice

Winners will be selected in each category and the overall winner will walk away with a prize to the value of R200 000.  This will go towards guidance and mentorship via the MTN Start Up Program – which seeks to assist innovators turn their solutions into commercially viable and sustainable businesses.

The grand prize winner and front runners in each category will be announced at a gala awards event which will be hosted in Johannesburg tonight.