Entries are now closed
Top 20 Shortlist!
This year the awards received an incredible 61 entries, made up of 45 SME and 16 Large Enterprise entries.
A shortlist of the Top 10 SME and Top 10 Large Enterprise entries is below. All shortlisted entrants will be asked to deliver a 7-minute pitch during season three of the Digital Warriors show on 20 – 21 October, where the winners of each category will be decided and announced on 11 November at the BCX Digital Innovation Awards event. More information will follow shortly.
We would like to thank all companies who entered this year. We wish you the best with your Digital Innovation Journey!
Shortlisted SME Entries:
– OLYMPIA HOLDINGS
– RESPONSE 24
– MACROCOMM INNOVATE
– THE STUDENT HUB
– HR SIMPLIFIED
– SMARTFILL DISPENSER
Shortlisted Large Enterprise Entries:
– RTT LOGISTICS
– 1 LIFE VANTAGE
– BUDGET INSURANCE
– OLD MUTUAL GROUP: SMEgo
– OLD MUTUAL GROUP: COMMA INSURE
– MACROCOMM UTILITIES
– 1st FOR WOMEN
– AUTO AND GENERAL
The prizes are as follows:
Small, Medium Enterprise:
- A potential partnership opportunity with BCX.
- Business in a Box (Work from Home kit)
- Trophy and Title
- Digital Badge
- A choice between a Digital Innovation Facilitated Workshop around a business challenge or opportunity of your choosing OR a software development program with a fixed number of hours.
- Trophy and Title
- Digital Badge
Meet the Judges
Founder and CEO, African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)
Irene Ochem is the founder and chief executive officer of Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), a pan-African organization dedicated to fostering women’s economic inclusion and empowerment through entrepreneurship support and development.
Irene is the Convener of the annual AWIEF Conference and AWIEF Awards event that gathers more than 1300 African and global entrepreneurship ecosystem stakeholders each year for dialogue and discussions on entrepreneurship and innovation.
With an MBA from GIBS (Gordon Institute of Business Science) and a BA Law degree from Wits, Nomonde continues to add value to the Technology industry, with a strong focus on business strategy, leadership, organisational design and efficiencies.
Head: Innovation and Transformation, Telkom Group
Mmaki is tasked with leading the groups’ innovation strategy and oversight for its execution. Mmaki brings a wealth of experience that is valuable for our continued success and sustainability.
Chief Marketing Officer, BCX
With more than 25 years of experience in marketing, Mandisa is an empowering leader who believes in the importance of working within a collaborative environment, surrounding herself with talented people.
Mandisa’s key interests lie in brand strategy, content marketing and driving sales through opportunity-centric and personalised marketing, which she has been working towards for BCX, since taking on her current role in August 2018.
Chief Sales Officer, BCX
Shaheen joined us in June 2019 and has experience in leadership and management in all areas of finance, sales and delivery.
Shaheen previously held positions at Microsoft and T-Systems.
Open for entries: 24 May until 30 September
Entries close: 30 September
Shortlists: 10 October
History of the Awards
The BCX Digital Innovation Awards was launched in 2019. The aim of the award is to recognise Digital Innovation Excellence in Large, Medium, and Small South African enterprises.
What type of innovation are we looking for?
We are looking for Digital Innovation in any industry sector that has used technology to improve an existing process or product or to develop an entirely new process or product.
We are looking for innovations that have achieved remarkable results, meeting planned company KPI and if possible, making a difference within South Africa.