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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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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