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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / February 1, 2012

Pivot East 2012 Launch Baraza – Monday 6th February 2.30pm – 3.30pm

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East Africa is increasingly known globally as a breeding ground for mobile innovation. Deliberate efforts are required to sustain the favorable attention and momentum for the region to retain its position as a mobile innovations cradle. Pivot 25 was the inaugural mobile applications and developer competition/conference in East Africa. This

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / January 27, 2012

ICT Hubs: Assessing the Impact of African ICT Hubs to the Entrepreneurs


Over the past few months, iHub research has been developing a framework around their in-house ICT Hubs project to initiate a research series that will dis-aggregate the unique factors that make up ICT hubs/labs  model in Africa (Afrilabs). The series will also have a special focus on the role of

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / January 27, 2012

How to nurture entrepreneurs and stimulate innovation


Open innovation is key to the success of iHub and can change the working culture of any community of innovators,……… iHub is a network and meeting place that enables Kenya’s innovators to bring their ideas to fruition. Through iHub, the technology community, industry, academia, investors and venture capitalists can meet,

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / January 25, 2012

Mobile Monday January: Dr. Zhen Liu


Join us on Monday 30th January from 6 pm for the first Mobile Monday event this year. The session will be a presentation by Dr. Zhen Liu, Head of Nokia Research Centre Growth Economies Lab, which has research teams in Beijing, Shenzhen, Bangalore and Nairobi. Before joining Nokia, Zhen was with

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iHub By John Kieti / January 24, 2012

Samsung Apps – Diversifying Local App Distribution Options


The surge in Samsung’s smart-phone marketshare in 2011 may have surprised many. Earlier in 2011, the device manufacturer also surprised many when it announced 100 million downloads from its applications store, only a couple of months after opening. As TechCrunch’s John Biggs explains, the surprises may not be reducing soon

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