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Lessons Learned: Lean Launch Pad experiences with Iain Verigin

Join us Tuesday August 12th 2014 at 5:30PM at iHub for a guest presentation by Iain Verigin on the UBC Lean LaunchPad Accelerator Program. Iain will be discussing an overview of the program, best practices and lessons learned. This is a must for any entrepreneur interested in the concept of lean startup and/or the customer development process. What is it? […]

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, […]

Anatomy of Creative Cities: A Case of Nairobi

By Chris Orwa Inspired by  Afrinnovator’s blog post  exploring the idea of the creative class in an African city (update: the blog seems to be offline presently), I set to answer the question, ‘what makes a great city?’  Some argue it’s the food or the music, others, the architecture.  Either way, it is the innovation applied […]

Zuku: Bandwidth Heaven for the iHub!

Bandwidth is the lifeblood that brings us together in this new digitally connected internet age. This was never more true than this weekend at Barcamp Nairobi where we collectively downloaded 152 Gb and uploaded 53 Gb of data in two days. A BIG Thanks to Zuku As we scrambled last week to get the iHub […]

BarCamp Nairobi

All Geared Up Its all systems go at iHub , co-hosts of BarCamp Nairobi, with all the final preparations in place.  Both the BarCamp Nairobi and WhereCamp Africa have been combined into one event, taking place this Saturday  and Sunday. The event is being co-hosted by iHub and Nailab.

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