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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / July 20, 2011

Nation Media round-table session with the iHub Community

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Nation Media Group (NMG) is East and Central Africa’s largest media group spanning eight newspapers, three TV stations and three radio stations. The Group is also a significant player in the digital space, with the regions largest website as measured by audience numbers, nation.co.ke.

NMG has embraced the challenges and opportunities offered by the digital space through the development of various online and mobile brands. The Group does however recognize that this space is changing rapidly and it is keen to engage with communities such as the iHub Community to exchange ideas and develop products that resonate with its broad base of consumers.

NMG would therefore welcome the opportunity to engage with the iHub Community in a half day round table session, this Thursday 21st of July,  around the following three agenda points:

1.       Feedback on our digital products. Which ones do you interact with?

What do you think of them? What could we do better?

2.       Breakout sessions on three areas:

a.       improving interactivity across our platforms

a.       an editorial idea that will resonate with young guys

b.      a non-editorial idea that we can commercialise e.g. a mobile/online game

3.       A presentation from the ihub community on their top ideas/apps

The session kicks off at 2pm and will run until 5pm. Snacks and drinks will be provided, so come hungry!

To participate in this round table discussion, please register on this link

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: www.jessicacolaco.wordpress.com


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