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Andela, IrokoTV & Eight Others Make Fast Company’s Most Innovative ‘African’ Companies of 2017.

Andela, IrokoTv, and eight other African companies made Fast Company‘s annual list of The Most Innovative Companies of 2017Fast Company‘s reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that “tap both heartstrings and purse strings and use the engine of commerce to make a difference in the world.”

This year’s Africa ranking puts Andela, MFS Africa, and Gro Intelligence ahead in first to third positions respectively. IrokoTV takes fifth place behind Wilderness Safari, with WeFarm, SafeMotos, Podozim, Njorku and Zuvaa also making the top ten.

Image Source: Andela

The publication also credited:

Andela “For nurturing first-class coders.”
MFS AfricaFor facilitating cross-currency payments.”
Gro IntelligenceFor tilling agricultural data.”
Wilderness SafariFor using luxury travel to fuel conservation.”
iROKOFor streaming Nigeria’s Nollywood.”
WeFarmFor helping farmers spread their knowledge.”
SafeMotos  “For letting Rwandans hail a safer ride.”
PodoziFor devising cosmetics for diverse complexions.”
NjorkuFor making job searching simpler.”
ZuvaaFor bringing African-inspired apparel to global shoppers.”

You can see all the details of the Most Innovative African Companies here.

Congratulation to all the top 10 winners.



  1. Laide February 16, 2017
  2. Kaybang February 16, 2017
  3. Rotimi Popoola February 17, 2017
  4. ỌBÁDÁRÀ February 17, 2017
  5. pWilliams February 17, 2017
  6. iHarrie February 20, 2017
  7. KingAbsolute February 21, 2017

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