DURBAN – Agriculture company Aerobotics on Tuesday was named Best Technology Company of the Year 2019 at the first annual Africa Tech Week.
Africa Tech Week was held over the course of two days and featured technology thought leaders and innovators from around the African continent. The Best Technology Company of the Year award was the headline award of the ceremony.
The award recognises technological achievements with a sound strategy in place to ensure successful delivery of its commercial advantages and build shareholder value. Criteria for the award included demonstrating an outstanding and innovative product or service and relevant achievements the company has received over the years in the tech industry. Aerobotics Chief Operating Officer Tim Willis received the award on behalf of Aerobotics.
"We are honoured and excited that Aerobotics was recognised by such an esteemed panel of judges as the best technology company of the year. This is not only proof that the hard work we are putting into helping farmers and the agriculture industry is paying off, but also that some of the best technology in Africa and the world is coming out of Cape Town," said Willis.
The Best Technology Company of the Year award featured a list of impressive finalists that have made a significant impact in their respective industries through technology. Judges for this award included Chief Executives, CIOs, heads of innovation and other technology leaders from around Africa.