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Looking for 2017’s African Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  March 7, 2017  |  Submit a Comment

Now in its third year, the search has started for the Aspiring Innovators to be highlighted at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2017. It will put the spotlight on interesting African startup technology companies who have something unique to offeSA symr enterprise organisations.

The goal of this programme is to both support the African startup technology scene, and provide delegates access to innovative local technology providers. Selected by Gartner research analysts, the startup companies have the opportunity to describe what they are doing in front of an audience who are looking for solutions and they are able to talk with senior IT decision-makers who visit their stands. So far, 12 different African startups have taken advantage of the opportunity to build their brand and expand their early customer base.

We are pleased to have MTN Business back for a third year as the corporate sponsor of the Aspiring Innovator Programme. The selected innovators will join MTN Business on the ITxpo show floor to show and discuss their products with Symposium delegates. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2017 will take place in Cape Town from 18-21 September 2017, with over 1100 CIOs and Senior IT Executives engaging with peers, Gartner analysts and industry leaders. Delegates will learn how to take advantage of digital opportunities to transform their organizations.

More information on how to submit an applicationĀ here.


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Jeffrey Mann
Research VP
20 years with Gartner and META Group
30 years IT industry

Jeffrey Mann is a Research VP at Gartner, covering cloud office, collaboration and social software.

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