At the 2020 African Excellence Awards hosted by MEA Markets, digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has been awarded the Digital Media Publisher of the Year 2020 for the West African region. According to the awarding organization, Publiseer “has demonstrated excellence, commitment, [and] dedication.”

The MEA Markets is a quarterly publication dedicated to researching and publicizing the major moves and events as they happen across the entire Middle East & Africa region. As one of the world’s most powerful, innovative, and influential business regions and home to countless leading firms across numerous fast-moving industries, the Middle East & Africa has a huge hand in shaping what happens throughout the wider global corporate community.

“We are delighted to be a winner at the 2020 African Excellence Awards. Being named the Digital Media Publisher of the Year 2020 for West Africa is an honour we appreciate, and we are working harder every day to exceed expectations and scale our impact across Africa,” says Chidi Nwaogu, Co-founder and CEO at Publiseer. 

Chidi Nwaogu, Co-founder and CEO at Publiseer at the Westerwelle Young Founders Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Founded in 2017, Publiseer is a digital platform that helps underserved and independent African writers, musicians, and filmmakers, from low-income communities, earn above the minimum wage and live above the poverty line from the sales of their creative works. Publiseer does this by helping them distribute, protect, promote, and monetize their creative works across over 400 well-established partner stores worldwide, at no charge, with just a single click. 

Every day, Publiseer discovers local African talents and give them a platform to focus on what they love doing the most, which is to create, while Publiseer handles the tedious business of transforming their creativity into wealth for them. So far, thanks to partnerships with the International Publishers Association (UAE) and the International Publishing Distribution Association (Madrid), Publiseer has helped over 5,000 African creatives earn over $200,000 in revenue.