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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / April 23, 2012

Wireless Wednesday: Using Technology To Overcome Post Harvest Challenges

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After a successful first, USAID sponsored Wireless Wednesday on 29th February 2012 hosted by m: Lab that focused on Agriculture, the second one comes up next Wednesday. The event themed “Using Technology to overcome Post Harvest challenges”, will be at m: Lab East Africa, Bishop Magua Center premises on 25th

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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / April 19, 2012

Pivot East: Semi Finalists Reviews

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Crossposted from the Pivot East Blog 50 semi finalists of this year’s regional mobile apps and developer competition – Pivot East were announced on 11th April 2012 HERE The top 50 are competing to be in the list of 25 finalists who will present at the regional pitching conference on 5th

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m:lab By John Kieti / April 14, 2012

Mini-MBA Training and Start-Up Capital for Early Stage Businesses in Kenya


In Kenya, entrepreneurs with big ideas in the start-up or early stage of growing their businesses continue to find increasing opportunities to access capital and training needed to succeed. One of the opportunities is through the Sinapis 2012 Entrepreneur Fellowship Program. Sinapis is an NGO in Nairobi providing advanced business

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 12, 2012

Top 50 List For Pivot 2012


Crossposted from the Pivot East Blog After a gruelling post Easter selection process,the list of the semifinalists for this year’s edition of Pivot East is finally unveiled.The selections were as exciting as they were diverse.The next  stage of the competition will see the stakes raised as the creme de la

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m:lab By John Kieti / March 28, 2012

$20,000 up for grabs in the Mobile MicroWork Challenge


infoDev, a global partnership program in the World Bank, focusing on technology entrepreneurship and job creation, in February 2012 launched m2work for East Africa. Backed by funding and support from UKaid and the government of Finland, M2Work is a worldwide online challenge and a joint project of infoDev and Nokia’s

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