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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 16, 2012

International Space Apps Challenge

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The International Space Apps Challenge is an international codeathon-style event that will take place over a 48 hour period in cities on all seven continents – and in space – on the weekend of 21-22 April 2012. The iHub will host this event in Nairobi. The event embraces collaborative problem

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 13, 2012

The New Nomads and Cloud Computing in Africa – Public Lecture by Carnegie Mellon University – Rwanda

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  Carnegie Mellon University – Rwanda (CMU-R) will host an evening of intellectual engagement as we hear from Dr. Michel Bézy, of Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda. Dr. Professor Michel Bézy, will be giving a public lecture on “The New Nomads and Cloud Computing in Africa”: The Nomads of the Sahara

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Culture Shift

iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 12, 2012

Culture [Shift]: Digital tools for the creative and cultural economy – A Hackathon for Creatives and Developers Alike

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What do you get when you put leading digital innovators, creative practitioners and a whole lot of entrepreneurial energy in a room together for 48 hours in four cities across Africa? We don’t yet know… but we predict some incredible ideas, lasting relationships, and seriously investable solutions for challenges faced

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 12, 2012

Hub Ventures is Looking for “Change the World” Startups

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Hub Ventures, the San Francisco-based startup accelerator focused on funding entrepreneurs “building a better world,” is the newest member of the TechStars network. The official announcement of its TechStars affiliation will be made next week. For those unfamiliar, the organization’s 12-week program provides companies with typical accelerator benefits like seed

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 6, 2012

Gates Grand Challenges Explorations

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Many people in the developed world are aid weary. They know billions of dollars go into aid, and yet the problems never seem to go away. This leads them to question if the money ever gets to where it is needed, and even then, if it is used wisely. The

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