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Moroccan Quartet Shines in 100 Innovative African Startups Accolades

4 months ago
  • Four Moroccan startups feature in the 100 Innovative African Startups Awards.
  • The inclusion underscores Morocco’s rapidly growing tech industry.

The 100 Innovative African Startups Awards recently announced its 2021 list, featuring four startups from Morocco. The recognition enters these companies into the growing narrative of Morocco’s mounting influence in the tech industry.

Morocco’s tech industry has made significant inroads in recent years, a trend punctuated by the inclusion of four of the country’s startups in an award that recognises the top 100 innovative African startups. The startups are:

Chari, a marketplace platform that streamlines the purchasing of daily goods for local grocery stores. Dubbed “the Amazon of MOM and POP stores”, Chari has seen rapid expansion in Morocco since its inception in 2018.

DabaDoc, an online platform connecting patients and health professionals. The platform, established in 2014, has transformed the healthcare industry in Morocco by digitizing appointments, thus increasing efficiency and accessibility.

Optinov, a startup specialising in Artificial Intelligence and Big Data analytics. Its innovative solutions help optimize resources, improve decision-making processes, and drive digital transformation.

Tayara, an online classifieds platform that has become a key player in the Moroccan digital economy. The platform has revolutionized the buying and selling of various products and services in the country.

The inclusion of these four companies in the top 100 innovative African startups list speaks volumes about the advancements in the tech scene in Morocco. It showcases the country’s commitment to promoting digital transformation and fostering innovation. The list celebrates African startups that have shown excellence in innovation, sustainability, impact, and leadership. It seeks to encourage entrepreneurship and drive further growth in the tech industry across Africa.

No doubt, this recognition is a significant milestone for the burgeoning tech industry in Morocco. It not only underscores the industry’s growth but also provides inspiration for other tech startups. The acknowledgement will also surely bolster the international reputation of the Moroccan tech industry and attract further investment.

While the tech industry in Africa is much larger than Morocco, the inclusion of these four startups signals the country’s growing influence in this field. The future certainly looks bright for the tech industry in Morocco, a sentiment echoed by the startups themselves and other industry stakeholders.