List of African Innovators

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List of African Innovators
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This is a list of African Innovators. Africans have made contributions across a number of industries both on the continent and the globe and typically solve for African needs and challenges. This list covers, but is not limited to, innovations in agriculture, health, telecommunications, financial services and education.

The list focuses on innovators that have successfully implemented a robust and widely adopted solution in their country of domicile and also has expanded into multiple geographies.

It is an evolving list, and will be updated as new and up-and-coming innovators are found. Hover over each company name to get a thumbnail description of innovation.

To add a new African innovator, email the editor at editor@disruptingafrica.com.



Agriculture

Transforming Agriculture through African Innovation. Picture: MoneyWeb



Education

Digital Technology reinventing Eduction in Africa. Picture: The Conversation






Energy

African Energy Innovation. Picture: Powertime







Entertainment

African Innovation disrupting the Entertainment industry. Picture: Jepchumba






Fashion

African Energy Innovation. Picture: ShoppeBlack








Financial Services

African Innovation not only disrupting Africa, but the world. Picture: IPP Media

Health

African Innovation in Health critical for the next generation of Africans. Picture: New Times




Hospitality

Preparing the next generation of Africans in hospitality through Innovation. Picture: Huffington Post







Insurance

Disruption in the insurance space moving Africans forward. Picture: Living and Loving







Recruitment

African recruitment finding the best minds through African innovation. Picture: Moguldom




Retail

A new wave of African Innovations taking on the retail space. Picture: Deloitte Africa

Remittances

How do we make remittances from the African Diaspora an asset to the continent? Picture: The African Exponent



Social Entrepreneurship

It is the responsibility of this generation of Africans to give back. Picture: Metropole







Support Services





Transportation

Creating genuine African transportation systems. Picture: Ventureburn




Telecommunications

African Telecommunications heralded the way for African innovation. Picture: Verdict








Other

African Innovation taking the world by storm! Picture: Africa Top Success