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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 2, 2012

Kipokezi Apps Challenge – Hackathon Shortlist


The Apps Challenge Hackathon will be held in iHUB Nairobi over the weekend of the 4th/5th/6th May 2012. Winning teams/individuals can refine their ideas whilst working with mentors of ForgetMeNot Africa, Safaricom and iHUB. On Sunday 6th May the final ideas, code and business case from each App will be presented

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / May 1, 2012

Kenya’s Mobile Money Revolution: M-Pesa turns Five


Safaricom’s mobile money phenomenon, M-Pesa, clocked 5 years, early this year on  March 6, 2012. These five years have seen M-Pesa grow from humble beginnings as a small unit, when it was started in Kenya by a Safaricom -Vodafone partnership, to a fully fledged department. To celebrate its five years

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m:lab By Jessica Colaço / April 30, 2012

Pivot East Finalists Announced


Cross posted from the Pivot East Blog A panel of judges drawn from industry in the last two weeks extensively analysed details of 50 semi-finalists of the Pivot East regional mobile apps competition. The process culminated in the selection of 25 applications which will be pitched at this year’s Pivot

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Uncategorized By Joseph / April 26, 2012

Rockefeller Foundation- 2012 Innovation Challenges Competition


The Rockefeller foundation has a competition that started April 2nd 2012 and they are seeking innovative ideas that will solve problems for the next 100 years. The foundation is a prominent philanthropic organization and private organization located in New York. As things keep changing at a quick pace in the

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / April 26, 2012

Young Innovators Competition – Your Innovation on a World Stage

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ITU, the leading United Nations Agency for information and communication technology is looking for the next generation of young visionaries for its Young Innovators Competition. Are you aged 18-25? Do you have an innovative ICT based concept or project? Are you a social entrepreneur? Are you in need of resources

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