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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / March 13, 2012

Problem: 7,000 doctors serve a Nation of 40 million people. Solution: MedAfrica

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This post has been cross posted from the World Wide Web Foundation blog here. In September of 2011, two Kenyan geeks – Mbugua Njihia and Steve Mutinda – presented their unreleased product to an audience of US angel investors and technology experts – you may recall a blogpost we dedicated

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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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iHub Research at ICTD 2012 Conference (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

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iHub Research is happy to be part of the ICTD 2012 conference being held in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference is running from March 12 – 15th, 2012 and has brought together the most passionate ICTD practitioners and academics. This morning opened with a keynote speech from our very own David

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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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