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iHub Research By Angela Okune / November 11, 2011

Day 1 at the Africa Forum on Civil Society and Governance Assessments

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iHub Research is currently attending the Africa Forum on Civil Society and Governance Assessments (10-12 Nov. 2011) in Dakar, Senegal. The Africa Forum has brought together over 100 participants – civil society, research institutes and UNDP representatives over 30 countries across Africa.  Broad themes of the conference include: Day 1: Levering the

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / November 10, 2011

M-Governance Exploratory Survey

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After a comprehensive literature review and an informative workshop conducted last month (October 2011), the iHub Research team ventured into the field to find out whether wananchi’s (Swahili for citizens) reality on the ground matched the theory and rhetoric. The team conducted a brief exploratory survey from November 1st –

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / November 9, 2011

Start-up profiles: 10 ways to prevent start-up exhaustion

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All businesses take a tremendous amount of time and energy, but for startups it can be totally consuming. To lead the road of success from a start-up to a mature Company, start up entrepreneurs would do whatever it takes to get there. The unending proactive participation in competitions to pitch

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 8, 2011

Venture Capital Office Hours with Sean Smith

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Have you wondered how your business or ideas might fit with Venture Capital funding?  Interested in learning more about how VC’s work, what they look for in a business and what you need to do to get funded?  If so, Sean Smith of Invested Development will be holding office hours at the

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 8, 2011

Kiberastas: Youth Football Partnership

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Last Sunday the 6th of November, Myrobi and Ushahidi/iHub officially launched The Kiberastas team together with Mpiraa mtaani and Vision Africa. This was an event full of fun, football, friendships, food and more fun. Myrobi has worked hard to set up a team called Kiberastas and enter them in the

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