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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / February 8, 2012

30% Discount for iHub members for Mobile Web East Africa 2012


Mobile Web East Africa 2012 is an action-packed, progressive and highly interactive conference that over the course of two days will facilitate the growth of the mobile ecosystem in the region.  It has a fantastic speaker faculty and is tackling one of the most important aspects of technological development: harnessing the potential of the mobile web and applications.
The organizers would very much like to encourage the participation of *iHub_ members in the conference by giving a 30% discount off the normal cost of attendance.
The event is taking place on 22nd and 23rd February at the Southern Sun Mayfair in Nairobi and further to the 30% discount, all developers and start-ups are eligible to apply for a 50% subsidy.  Registrations can be made on the event website ( or by contacting the event organisers on event is gathering momentum quickly; here is an update:

  1. The *iHub_ and m:lab East Africa have pledged their support and The Kenya ICT Board has agreed to be the formal host organisation.
  2. The delegation is now 80% full – over 115 places have been allocated, leaving less than 25 before the event sells out.
  3. Spinlet are using the event to officially launch their mobile music service in East Africa, whilst Mobile Planet will be hosting the lunch on Day One of the conference.
  4. The Speaker Faculty includes the likes of the Omidyar Network (USA), World of Avatar (South Africa), Virtual City (Kenya) and Roc Nation (USA).

As a part of our remit to foster the growth of the ecosystem, the *iHub_ is really pleased to be linking up with All Amber on Mobile Web East Africa 2012.  It’s a fantastic event, so we’re glad to be such a part of it and to have some of our members demonstrating their work.

Due to the interactive roundtable format capacity at the venue is limited to just 140 attendees; it is recommended that you register for the event as soon as possible.

To reiterate: *iHub_ and m:lab members are able to claim a 30% discount by registering at – please email to request the discount code.

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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