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iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 12, 2011

SMSmap: Two Cities, One event

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What a night! Ushahidi and FrontlineSMS co-hosted a joint Sms to Map event in Nairobi, Kenya and London, UK on Monday, November 7, 2011.  While time zone shifting prevented us from holding a reasonable simultaneous evening discussion, with shared purpose and some speakers participants heard about stories and lessons learned

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / November 10, 2011

M-Governance Exploratory Survey


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


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


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


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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