For outstanding innovation by a company in the start-up phase of development. The company will have developed an innovative and potentially superior ICT solution and the company itself is still considered at the early stage of inception. In order to be considered for this award, the following criteria must be met:
• The company registration date with the Government’s Company registration must not be more than three (3) years from the date of the APICTA competition. (November, 2019).
• The individual founder(s) of the company and/or the product developers must still be a major shareholder(s) of the company;
• The company must not be a subsidiary of an established parent company.