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NRBUZZ: DIGITIZING MARKET RESEARCH

This month’s session of the Nairobi Research Buzz will be exceptional by all means! For the first time, we will have Ipsos Synovate – A global market research company, keen on BQC (Better, Quicker and Cheaper) methodologies and processes in its areas of specialization. The theme will be on how traditional research data collection  has changed to […]

Entrepreneurial Marketing Is Grimy

by Maureen Gitau “Marketing for Start-ups is dirty work, it’s about rolling up your sleeves and diving in” those were the words of Andrik Kristinsson, founding CEO of Innovit Entrepreneurship Center, during a recent talk given at the iHub. The talk organized by iHub Consulting tackled the beast that is getting your product known. “There […]

iHub Entrepreneurs Report

By Hilda Moraa and Wangechi Mwangi (Download the report here ) Abstract This research aimed to understand the impact of the ICT Hubs to entrepreneurs. An ICT hub is a space where technologists congregate to bounce ideas around, network, work, program and design to bring their ideas to fruition. The first ICT Hub of the 15 […]

Mobile Technology in East Africa

Link to infographic. In the first quarter of this year, iHub Research prepared an infographic giving a general overview of the mobile sphere in East Africa for year 2011. This infographic showcases the different levels of uptake of mobile phones and related technology in the region. At the close of 2011, Kenya was the leading region […]

Refugee United | A Mobile Tool Evaluation

In 2010 alone, there were over 43.7 million refugees in the world. This was one of the highest figures of refugees recorded over the past 15 years, according to a UNHCR report released in 2010. These refugees had been forcibly displaced from their homes by conflict or persecution. Refugees and IDPs are vulnerable economically, socially, […]

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