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Uncategorized By Hilda Moraa / June 15, 2011

Pivot25 Day 2 Samsung presentation by Robert Ngeru, Commerial Director East and Central Africa

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On the second day of Pivot25, Robert Ngeru, Commercial Director of East and Central Africa, briefly presented the latest news from Samsung including its current largest project, "Samsung Chat," a free Samsung-to-Samsung device chat service. Samsung focuses on creating solutions for the societies we live in, with a “Build for

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Uncategorized By Hilda Moraa / June 15, 2011

Pivot25 Fireside Chat on the Role of Government in ICT and Private Stakeholder Participation

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Four entrepreneurs joined for a fireside chat on the role of Government and Private stakeholders in ICT. The discussion included issues of interoperability, regulations (or lack of) by Telkom, and measures to support the next generation of technoprenuers.

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Akira Chix

Uncategorized By Hilda Moraa / June 14, 2011

Fireside Chat on Women in ICT by Women in ICT

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Tech is a space where there tends to be fewer women, all around the globe. This may be because it is a relatively new industry. However, there appears to be a growing interest in ICT by women. There are also other roles within the industry that are not necessarily related

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Craft Silicon

Uncategorized By Hilda Moraa / June 14, 2011

Kamai Budhabhatti, CEO of Craft Silicon presents a new product, Elma

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Craft Silicon is a Kenyan banking software company that exports software to about 40 countries. Craft Silicon, since its inception in 1998, stayed ahead of the ever-changing times, with its core expertise in the domain of providing customized software solutions for the financial sector. Today, about 80% of Kenyan software

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Nokia

Uncategorized By Hilda Moraa / June 14, 2011

Nokia Presentation by Kenneth Oyolla GM, Nokia East and Southern Africa

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Nokia’s GM for East and Southern Africa, Kennedy Oyolla, spoke on Day 1 of Pivot25 about the role of Nokia in developing the mobile space in the region. Nokia is glad to be part of the innovation eco-system and connecting people from the furthest parts of the world. Africa is

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