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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 13, 2011

Mobile Monday – Local Apps and User Interfaces


In line with exposing the best and most creative mobile tech ideas, we have decided to make this month’s mobile monday solely focused on startups and innovative ideas. We want to focus on the upcoming ideas that are pushing the boundaries of the mobile industry.

As part of our presenter line up we have:

UX Matters! – Delightful design creates passionate users. Whatever you’re creating, good planning and well executed design means people will instantly know how to use what you’re making to make their lives easier and more connected.   Understand how to cost-efficiently build exactly the kinds of services people didn’t even know they needed- reducing rebuild and support costs while earning fiercely loyal users.    - By Marko Myllyluoma of Nokia Research Center

Globally Successful Local App – AroundMe– Hear first hand from a local developer whose application has taken India by storm – ByJames Mwai, Local Developer

Idd Salim- Who will talking about

If you have an app/service that leverages mobile technology or mobile web give us a shout and we will try and slot you in. Excellent opportunity to network with other mobile developers,entrepreneurs and enthusiasts.

If you’ve registered before for other events please go ahead andregister again. If you’d like to be present during the meet up in May please send us an email at and we will set up a slot for you.

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Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

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