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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / August 8, 2011

IPO48 in Nairobi again with 2.5 million KShs. investment!


IPO48 is a totally new concept to connect the tech crowd in Kenya. The idea is to bring together 100 talented and ambitious programmers, designers and visionary entrepreneurs to create new cool mobile and web services in just 48 hours. This time with a guaranteed investment of  2.5 million KShs.

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / August 6, 2011

Kevin Gibbs Talk


Kevin Gibbs is the tech lead at Google behind the Google App Engine and the creator of the autocomplete search feature. He will be giving a talk at the iHub on the 9th August, 2011 from 4:00pm about an MFI application he has built on the android platform and matters technical

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / August 4, 2011

Ushahidi .Ke Evaluation Launch


On the 25th of August,2011, iHub will host the Ushahidi .Ke Evaluation Launch. The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Ushahidi are collaborating to build educational tools to help community users. Three toolboxes have been built by and for the community. The Assessment, Implementation, and Output toolboxes are interactive and will allow people to

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Wireless Wednesday - Gustav Praekelt

m:lab By Jessica Colaço / August 4, 2011

Wireless Wednesday Recap – Gustav Praekelt on Mobile Marketing


The following blog post is cross posted from the Praekelt Foundations’ news page with permission from them. You can participate in the build up conversation on mLabs World here. ******* Gustav Praekelt, founder of Praekelt Consulting and the Praekelt Foundation, spoke at m:Lab East Africa’s Wireless Wednesday event last week

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / July 31, 2011

The Open Corner Initiative


Young Kenyans are constantly looking for jobs and new skills, and at the same time the community around us seek innovative solutions to solve problems we face on each passing day. Smartphones are increasingly getting popular in Kenya and apps for these phones a big growth area. The mix of

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