Open space for technologists, investors, tech companies and hackers in Nairobi.

FlashCastPeaceSMSs2

iHub By Editor / February 20, 2013

#PeacefulElections – A Real Time Feed of Peace SMSs from Passengers on Buses

0 Comments

Beginning in February 2013, passengers on FlashCast’s smart-buses were prompted to send in SMS contributions with the topic: “A Peaceful, United Kenya”. A  real-time feed of these messages is interspersed with quotations from some of history’s most famous advocates for peace. This is an initiative from FlashCast. We caught up with Flashcasts’s Caine Wanjau on

read more

CCAACC_Fellowships

iHub By Editor / February 20, 2013

CCAACC & SXSW ANNOUNCE FIRST AFRICAN DIASPORA FELLOWS

0 Comments

Nairobi tech start-up founders selected to attend and participate in 2013 SXSW Austin, TX The Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) and South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW) has announced the inaugural class of the CCAACC/SXSW African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF) Program who will attend the conference in Austin,

read more

iHub UXlab By Mark Kamau / February 20, 2013

Every Thursday is UX Thursday!!

1 Comment

The iHub User Experience lab will conduct weekly 2 hours sessions to share, showcase and discuss how to design products, services and events in order to increase satisfaction and customer loyalty. Each Thursday we will have a 2 hour session discussing various topics. Additionally, we will have one-on-one sessions with

read more

AngelaUshahidi

iHub By Joseph / February 19, 2013

Uchaguzi: Merging Local and Digital

0 Comments

Planning and training: We have two types of teams you can join: Community Working Groups and Uchaguzi Digital Teams. Nairobi-based folks are invited to attend in person training this week. We will be hosting online training in the coming week for digital participants. Tuesday, February 19 (Community Working Groups) Thursday. February 21 (Uchaguzi training) Saturday,

read more

iHub UXlab By Mark Kamau / February 16, 2013

Stanford Dschool’s | iHub UX lab Design thinking workshop. What a week!

2 Comments

When we set out to do the first user experience lab in Sub Saharan Africa. We had our focus squarely on the community.  Africa is buzzing with a lot of tech and a lot of work is getting done left right and center; from tech and social enterprise. There has

read more

{{ theme:js file="jquery.fittext.js" }}