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[RSVP] Kenya Lean Series 2

Lean Canvas: The 9 critical aspects that make your startup work. Last month with OKHi we hosted the Kenya Lean Series at the iHub. The event received an overwhelmingly positive response was great validation on the need to have a forum for startups in the Nairobi ecosystem to share and learn from each other Following […]

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? […]

think Incubator looking for Innovative startups!

Are you running a startup, scaleable across Africa,  that you believe would benefit from incubation? Do you fancy spending 6 months in the serene city, Kigali Rwanda, growing your startup while enjoying the cultural experience and making great networks? There is a new incubator in Kigali (think) that is taking applications from across the globe: http://think.rw In […]

‘NGO’ Money: Really?

I opted not to immediately get into the heated debate that this Wired article sparked and spent some time mulling over this debate. Here are my thoughts. I find the premise that hype around NGO funded apps is stifling innovation in Nairobi rather simplistic, NGO in this case being used as a catch all for any entity that’s not for […]

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 […]

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