iHub By Jessica Colaco / November 18, 2010
infoDev Awards AkiraChix one of the Six Mobile Social Networking Grants
infoDev recently announced the first six of eight grants for mobile social networking activities under the Creating Sustainable Businesses in the Knowledge Economy program, part of a partnership among infoDev, the Government of Finland, and Nokia.
In Kenya the fabulous tech-girl group called AkiraChix won the Mobile Social Networking Grant to support preexisting or establish new social networking hubs and complementary online communication channels to foster collaboration among developers, entrepreneurs, mentors, partners, investors and other technologists working in the mobile field. In addition, these organizations will provide vital support for the creation of content for a mobile applications community of practice, along with other mentoring and concept incubation activities.
Tweets that mention infoDev Awards AkiraChix one of the Six Mobile Social Networking Grants *iHub_ -- Topsy.com at 14:28:28PM Thursday, November 18, 2010
[...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Geekmate and Marie Githinji, *iHub_. *iHub_ said: infoDev Awards AkiraChix one of the Six Mobile Social Networking Grants http://t.co/7x0cDFG [...]Reply
marcita at 04:26:10AM Friday, November 19, 2010
how can i join akira chix??Reply
Isaac at 07:37:43AM Friday, November 19, 2010
Hi, I would like to discuss an idea with a mobile application platform developer on a mobile application platform where I feel there is a market gap. How do I go about it.Reply
Mbugua Njihia at 08:25:48AM Friday, November 19, 2010
Chix ablazing, love it love it love it.Symbiotic has an imbalance on the lady techie front…now we have a pool to “poach” fromReply
paul metto at 15:13:43PM Friday, November 19, 2010
i would like to join , but how do i joinReply
alice at 13:41:22PM Wednesday, February 9, 2011
I was requesting for assistance on how i can join the group.Thanks in advance.Reply
AkiraChix honoured as Unsung Heros by US Ambassador Ranneberger in Nairobi *iHub_ at 16:58:41PM Monday, March 14, 2011
[...] achievement is on the grant received from Infodev, a donor-funded agency hosted by the World Bank to foster innovation and collaboration [...]Reply
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