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How Products Evolve: Saying Goodbye to… Mutura?

By Chris Orwa Not everyone indulges in the pleasures of devouring roadside delicacies, but these micro-markets pack tons of insights for corporate managers and entrepreneurs. It might not be obvious to everyone, but smoky mini-kiosks are fast replacing mutura “outlets”, or at least that’s true for where I live. If you are not familiar, mutura, […]

The Not-So-Hidden Cost of Doing Business in Kenya | Wednesday July 17 | 6:30 – 8:30pm | iHub

As of 2012, the World Bank estimated that it took thirty-two (32) days to start and operate a business in Kenya compared to three (3) days in Rwanda, the lowest in the region. How could this be for the lion of East Africa, the hub of information and communications technology? Do business owners really need […]

Market Sizing for the African Tech Startup | Wednesday 30th January, 2013 | 6 – 7:30 pm | iHub

“The Africa mobile payments space is a multi billion dollar market, if we get 1% of the market we’ll be millionaires!” What is wrong with this statement? Market sizing is very challenging in Africa, there is a lack of data and research in fast growing industries in tech. It costs money to get quality research […]

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