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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 18, 2012

First Wave Workshops for Pivot East Finalists

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Cross posted from the Pivot East Blog The 25 Pivot East 2012 finalists, on 10th May 2012, attended their first mentorship and coaching training at the iHub, Nairobi. The coaching session was on Effective Pitching .The finalist who will have to pitch to Investors, Venture Capitalists, judges, government officials and

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m:lab By John Kieti / May 15, 2012

Kopo Kopo grows out of incubation at m:lab East Africa

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For Kopo Kopo Inc, a Nairobi based mobile payment services startup, growth could not have been more rapid over the last 12 months. In August 2010, the company was formed, setting up base at the iHub co-working space in Nairobi beginning in early 2011. The company started with a skeleton

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 14, 2012

The First African Internet Standards Forum

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Editor’s Note: This is a Guest Post by Paul Muchene of the iHub Networks Team The phenomenal success of the Internet as today’s chief communication medium and platform for collaborative sharing and interaction has not been an accident. There exists core values that have underpinned the Internet’s rise and exponential

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 14, 2012

Prix Ars Electronica: iHub attains Honorary Mention

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The Prix Ars Electronica is one of the most important yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music.  The Golden Nica, the highest prize, was awarded in the following categories: [THE NEXT IDEA] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD DIGITAL COMMUNITIES HYBRID ART DIGITAL

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / May 10, 2012

Day 2 of the IST Africa 2012 Conference

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Day 2 of the IST Africa 2012 Conference continued with paper presentations using a parallel stream approach that started yesterday, with six on-going parallel sessions. Overall session topics today included: Internet of Things; M-Health; EGovernment & eDemocracy; Broadband Access in Africa; TV White Space Spectrum; Living Labs; ICT Entrepreneurship in

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