mAgri is a GIST TECH I Semifinalist!

mAgri is a GIST TECH I Semifinalist!

mAgri has been selected as the semi-finalists in the 2016 Technology Idea (TechI) Competition, a part of the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative.

The U. S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative empowers young innovators through networking, skills building, mentoring, and access to financing to develop startup solutions that address economic and development challenges.

Since 2011, GIST has engaged with science and technology innovators and entrepreneurs in 135 emerging economies around the world, providing training and resources to help them build successful startups.

An annual competition that attracts the most promising entrepreneurs from emerging economies. Online public voting and entrepreneurship experts decide who competes in the Tech-I Finals, a highly anticipated event at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

This year the GIST Tech-I Competition received a record 1,075 applications from 104 countries. Following a full review by scientific, technical, regional, innovation, and entrepreneurship experts, 102 selected individuals from 51 countries have been selected to be the 2016 GIST Tech-I Semifinalists. Among those 102 semi-finalists is Naledi Magowe, representing mAgri.

Public Voting is a crucial element of the process that determines mAgri’s progression to the final stage. To Vote for mAgri, simply register and login to vote on , Select Botswana as the Emerging Economy and Vote for Naledi Magowe.


Location: mAgri Botswana

Date: 17 April 2016