SNAKE NATION HONORED AS FINALIST FOR 2019 MTN AWARDS’ ‘APP OF THE YEAR’
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(October 22nd, 2019) Cape Town) Snake Nation, the creative innovation venture aimed at amplifying opportunities for economic inclusion for creative entrepreneurs, in Africa and beyond, is a finalist for the 2019 MTN Awards. Founded in 2015 in Atlanta, GA and 2016 in Cape Town , South Africa, Snake Nation is a dual-continent based content, culture and technology company representing a community of fresh voices ranging from music, content creators, designers, innovators, to fashion designers, software and blockchain developers, sparking a digital shift in how creative entrepreneurs are able to drive value and financially translate their work. Snake Nation is committed to a diverse and inclusive creative economy as a means of empowering new narratives and impacting youth unemployment and poverty.
The Snake Nation app provides a platform to support creative entrepreneurs as they build an audience, distribute content and drive value in the global creative economy. It also enables users to aggregate social media content on one platform, which creates seamless distribution opportunities across multiple content platforms. Consequently, these resources then strengthen the users’ capacity to value their content and streamline their monetization process.
“Being recognized by the MTN Awards for our work is a celebration of our intense focus on creating opportunities for explosive growth and economic vitality for our community of creative entrepreneurs,’’ says Karl Carter, Founder of Snake Nation. “We’re proud to be recognized for our commitment to innovation and see this honor as a reflection of the incredible creators we work alongside, each day in South Africa and globally.”