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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 31, 2011

The Open Corner Initiative


Young Kenyans are constantly looking for jobs and new skills, and at the same time the community around us seek innovative solutions to solve problems we face on each passing day. Smartphones are increasingly getting popular in Kenya and apps for these phones a big growth area. The mix of

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 30, 2011

AppCircus comes to Nairobi

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The traveling showcase of the most creative and innovative apps, AppCircus, will be hosted by the iHub and Akirachix on the 10th of September 2011. Developers can pitch in front of an international jury, formed by industry experts. The winner of the AppCircus will get an opportunity to be nominated for the Mobile

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 29, 2011

Introducing August as the Law Month


In this innovation space, there are many opportunities for creatives, programmers and developers to make their mark. The realities however, is that so many applications and/or works are being developed at such a fast pace that quite often, competing applications can appear almost alike. Most of the time this has

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 29, 2011

Thomas C. Barry Talk – President and CEO of Zephyr Management


Thomas C. Barry is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Zephyr Management, L.P., an investment management company which he founded in 1994.  Zephyr has sponsored thirteen specialized investment funds with approximately US $2 billion in committed capital.  Zephyr’s private equity funds currently invest in Africa (Kingdom Zephyr Africa Management

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 27, 2011

Orange launches African Social Venture Prize

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On June 8th 2011, Orange launched the African Social Venture Prize to offer financial assistance and expertise to mid-sized start ups in Africa. The venture prize is targeting enterprises with a passion for using ICT to positively change the lives of the less fortunate members in their communities. The top three

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