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m:lab By Jessica Colaco / April 17, 2011

100+ entries for Pivot25


After a successful call for submissions for Pivot25, The last hours before the deadline took a staggering turn-around when we received over a 100 entries. We are very excited with this large number of submissions. The entries are all inspirational and of very high quality. It’s without doubt that this competition has attracted the best innovators in East Africa.

Pivot25 is a competition that will enable companies to showcase their applications to mobile operators, venture capital community, angel investors and the ICT community at large. The 25 companies selected for the competition finals and the main event will be known early May 2011.

Winners of Pivot25’s five (5) categories will get prize money for their companies and applications, and also a possible incubation opportunity at the m;lab east africa

Follow @pivot25 on twitter for more information on the competition, as the event draws near.

Author : Jessica Colaco

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and the Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology and Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made solutions. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of @WMIAfrica and @AkiraChix, @TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist.

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