Mar 10, 2016

Create the M.App of the Future

Based on your expertise in the field, we’re inviting you to take part in IGNITE – a competition offering over $250,000 USD in prizes to create an innovative Hexagon Smart M.App® that will solve real world issues in a smart, fresh way.


Hexagon Geospatial is a leading global provider of geospatial software technology, supporting organizations that need to quickly sense, interpret and act as the earth changes.


With the Hexagon Smart M.App platform, there is a new way to envision, experience and communicate geographic information. You can harness the power of timely location data and build dynamic cloud-based business applications with meaningful and intuitive visualizations.


Your Solution is Possible

This is your opportunity to change the lens on information that emerges from geospatial data.
If it hits the mark, you can win big – 1st place prize is $100,000!

Sell Your App

Finalists’ applications will be loaded in an eCommerce marketplace, where you can monetize on your innovation.


Please visit our IGNITE challenge page to find out more and register as a competitor.

IGNITE Sessions

To jumpstart the IGNITE competition early in 2016, we are offering workshops called IGNITE Sessions.
These are unique opportunities for you to work alongside Oakar Services Ltd and Hexagon Geospatial staff and partners to exchange ideas, learn how to use the Smart M.App technology, and ultimately kick start a business planfor your Hexagon Smart M.App. The IGNITE Session, will be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on 18 March 2016, from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Attendance to this session is by invitation only. Click here to view agenda.

Share the Word
If you know anyone you think would love to get involved in this competition, please let them know.

We also welcome any feedback, questions or expertise you’d like to share in our Comments section.

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200