Winners of Google Innovation Awards at Connected Kenya 2013

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Olivine Technology is the overall winner of the Innovation Awards at the 2013 Connected Kenya Summit. One of the Olivine Technology products is ASIM. ASiM is a PC and mobile based application that offers automated stock taking, stock transfers, receipting, invoicing and reconciliation of stock, sales and cash from multiple locations and devices.

The other category winners are:

Innovation in Tourism Category  —–Kenya Buzz Limted

Innovation in Agriculture Category — Youth Agro Environmental Initiative

Wholesale and Retail Trade ——-Olivine Technology

Innovation in Education and Training ——Digital Divide Data Kenya Ltd

Innovation in Health Care Delivery —- Iridium Interactive Limited

Innovation in Gender Youth and Vulnerable Group—Technobrain

Innovation in Social Equity and Poverty Reduction —-Duma Works

Financial Services category—Web Tribe ( JamboPay)

Special category With a solution focusing on Counties—Kisasa Technologies

The aim of the awards is to spur innovation in within the ICT sector . All the winners get Samsung Galaxy Tab 8 tablets, online ad spend vouchers and Google App subscriptions. The overall winner and the runner up get a Nexus Q and a Pixel laptop in addition.

 

 

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Kennedy Kachwanya
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