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The Fomobi Team: (from Left to Right) Carolyne Muchai, Nelson Bore, Dickson Ng'ang'a, Joshua Okemwa and Jacob Mwema

m:lab By Jessica Colaco / July 15, 2011

Fomobi – m:lab Trainees Churn Out Mobile Apps Startup


Since March 1, 2011, the m:lab has been training the first wave of students on mobile application development. The training is facilitated by eMobilis working with the World Wide Web foundation, both of whom are m:lab consortium members. The World Wide Web Foundation contributes to building the curriculum, materials and

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m:lab By John Kieti / June 27, 2011

First set of incubation clients selected for m:lab East Africa


The m:lab consortium has approved the list of mobile start ups selected for the resident incubation program at m:lab East Africa. We are pleased to announce the names of the startups in this first set of clients for the incubation facility as follows :- MedKenya -This is a collaboration between

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / June 16, 2011

m:lab is officially launched!


m:lab East Africa is a first-of-it's-kind mobile incubation lab aiming to foster the innovation and scale-up of mobile application technologies in East Africa. Over 150 distinguished guests gathered for the formal opening of m:lab East Africa, which is hosted by the *iHub_ Consortium and includes Nairobi’s *iHub_, eMobilis, the World

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iHub By Jessica Colaco / June 13, 2011

Pivot25 is here!


With Pivot25 only a day away, the excitement is really starting to build here in Nairobi. The finalists submitted their final pitch decks and have been through intense rehersals, and we are really impressed with what they have brought to the table. We have a few exciting things we’d like

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m:lab By John Kieti / June 11, 2011

Formal Launch for m:lab East Africa


m:lab East Africa will be launched formally on 16th June, 2011 at 10:00am – 11:30am.  The lab is hosted by the mLab Consortium which includes Nairobi’s *iHub_, eMobilis, the World Wide Web Foundation, and the University of Nairobi School of Computing and Informatics.  The launch event will happen at the

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