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The m:lab Wins Impact Economy Innovations Grant

Mlab East Africa (m:lab) is among the seven organizations that won the Rockefeller Foundation and the Tony Elumelu Foundation‘s Africa Impact Economy Innovations Fund (IEIF).As a fund administered by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the IEIF provides capital for entrepreneurs with projects that create jobs in underserved sectors. The IEIF also supports proposals geared […]

Marketing and PR with Patricia Mbatia on Monday 2nd Dec from 3pm

Being involved in a startup means that at some point you will need to go and sell your product to your target market. However technology is not a prerequisite for business success, but marketing is. Patricia Mbatia, one of Kenya’s better known marketers will be holding a session on Marketing and PR at the iHub on […]

Affordable business management training at the iHub – December 5th

Education is the next grand challenge. In the recent past, there has been a lot of talk of “Africa Rising”. Yet with all this talk of Silicon Savannah and Africa’s great future, is there still a skills gap that needs to be filled? According to research done by African Management Initiative, the answer is a […]

#AskWaikenda at the iHub on 14th November at 6pm

On Thursday, 14th November , we will be hosting Machel Waikenda at the iHub for a fireside chat. Kenya’s population is primarily youth (over 78% under 34 in 2010), and this can be a source of competitive advantage for Kenya. Join us at #AskWaikenda at the iHub next Thursday as he engages the tech community […]

Startup Weekend is back in Nairobi!

What is Startup Weekend? Startup Weekend is an event that brings together programmers, developers, marketers, designers, startup enthusiasts among other diverse groups, to form groups and develop viable business ideas in 54 hours. It is a weekend-long, hands-on experience where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if their startup ideas are viable. On average, […]

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