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Wireless WednesdayRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa, NA
  • Date: Wednesday 30th July 2014
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

Mobile technology has the tools and the capability of reaching farmers, providing them with the needed information and potentially link them up with the markets, locally and internationally. But do farmers know this?Or is it that technology is too far from them? What is missing? Information sharing along the agricultural value chain has been broken for a while now.   Can technology be used to improve or encourage information sharing and communication within the agricultural value ch

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The OLX ExperienceAll iHub members

  • Venue: other_venue, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 25th July 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) and OLX are set to host The Experience this coming Friday, 25th July at the Nailab.

The Experience is a monthly meet-up where corporate get to let the public know about the products and services they offer.

This will be the second Experience OLX will have at the Nailab. At the last event, the company got to reveal how the site works and makes money. They also released a report on the value of unused goods in

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Wireless Wednesday - Opportunities and Challenges for Adoption of mHealth Solutions in KenyaRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa, NA
  • Date: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

m:lab East Africa will host Wireless Wednesday meetup on Health on 23th July 2014. The meetup is a two hour mobile for Health forum where mobile app developers meet industry practitioners to exchange views on the challenges in the health sector and how they could be addressed through mobile phone technology.

Click HERE to register.

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ENTREPRENEURS FORUM #3RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th July 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 1:00pm

Entrepreneurship Forums are thought stimulating, status quo challenging and potentially revolutionary. The forum is open to all, not just people in tech (despite being held at the iHub) hosted in conjuction with ChaseBank. Click HERE to register.

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#FailFaire Nairobi - Mishaps. Mistakes. MigrainesRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 17th July 2014 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

After last year's wildly succesful #FailFaire we are excited to invite you to a second #FailFaire in Nairobi, featuring leading and emerging voices from organizations, enterprises, activists and artists who are working towards social impact including Sanergy, Microsoft, IRC, Tatua Kenya, CISP, Paula Kahumbu and Sitawa Namwalie.

Some of our best ideas and important learnings are coming from our biggest failures. We want to create a space in which all of us who are interested in mak

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Demystifying Information Security & Careers in InfosecRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 15th July 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

Kenya is in the middle of a technological evolution, with widespread digitisation of information taking hold of individuals and corporations alike. However, little is being done to secure our communications and lives in the digital world. Click HERE to register. AkiraChix has teamed up with a set of information security specialists to host an invigorating dis

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Job Hunting 4 Techies 101RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 9th July 2014 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

All you need to know to navigate the tech hiring scene. Getting a job – be it at a startup, large corporation, or as a freelancer, may seem daunting. We've got you covered. Join us at the Job Hunting 4 Techies 101 event, hosted by Duma Works, to learn the tricks and tips to get hired. 

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TECH4AFRICA 2014 AT THE IHUBRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 1st July 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Tech4Africa is a one day event focusing on deep technical workshops and sessions for practitioners, and then engaging talks which impart knowledge, perspective, African context and inspiration. HERE. To attend kindly register HERE.

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MONEY MANAGEMENT TRAINING PART 1RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 30th June 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

The African Management Institute is pleased to annouce the next Money Management training at the iHub. You ask, who should be part of this training? The African Management Initiative has developed a curriculum that is specially tailored for those who don’t have a finance background but want to have a strong grasp on the finances of their businesses and the financial decisions made. Th

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Startupland ScreeningRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 27th June 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 6:30pm

Join your entrepreneurial community at iHub to be among the first in the world to view the first episode of Startupland. In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, World Bank, and UP Global.
Startupland is a documentary series, the first of its kind, that followed five founders through a startup accelerator to show what it takes to start a company, and to succeed in growing and sustaining a business. Featuring interviews with world famous founders and investors (including the fo

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GOOGLE I/O EXTENDED EVENT @ THE IHUBRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 25th June 2014 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 11:00pm

If you are in Nairobi, do not miss this event! Come and learn more about Google Developer Ecosystem, and the new cool, tech items being unveiled this year.This is where you get the scoop of things on first-hand basis, even before the #newswire grabs it! Click HERE to register

Agenda (everyday 7-11 PM):

Day 1 (Wed, June 25): Liv

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LAN party RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 21st June 2014
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00am

iHub in conjunction with Nexgen Gaming brings you this year's overnight LAN Party at  iHub 4th Floor from 5:00PM June 21st to 8:00am June 22nd. 

A LAN party is a temporary gathering of people with computers or compatible game consoles, between which they establish a local area network(LAN), primarily for the purpose of playing multiplayer video games.

It is a BYOR (Bring Your Own Rig)  party so gamers ensure you c

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NrBuzz - UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF DIGITAL JOBS IN THE TECH INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 17th June 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

iHub Research is excited to host this month’s NRBuzz, on Tuesday June 17th from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm focusing on the digital jobs scene. This session will include an interactive discussion with private entrepreneurs and other stakeholders. For more information & to sign up Click HERE.

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TECH MEETS CONSERVATION 06 – ON THE GROUNDRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th June 2014
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

Next Thursday, 12th June 2014 from 6:30-7:30PM, we shall have our first monthly meetup (6th since inception) of 2014 at iHub on the 4th Floor of Bishop Magua Centre. This interactive session, themed On The Ground, will give attendees a chance to discuss some of the real problems that our conservationists face in their line of work. To guide the discussion, we shall give a brief presentation highlighting a recent trip to Tsavo, where we got to hear some of the many challenges the men and women

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NRBuzz - Design For? Design With? Design By?Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 5th June 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

Research fellow Juliet Ongwae will talk about how her research explores the dimensions of user participation in developing innovations for BoP users. She will also present her conceptual framework with three broad themes namely; participation process, developing country context and system success, that seeks to identify the current levels of user participation and also analyse the relationship of these levels with system success.

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MZIIKI MUSIC APP LAUNCH @ THE IHUBRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 29th May 2014
  • Starts: 4:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

We have a special invitation for all of you, your friends and family and just about any one who loves music and is APP crazy!!! Spice Africa is launching a Music APP called mZiiki on 29th May from 4:30 pm at the iHub Bishop Magua Centre, opp Uchumi Ngong Road. mZiiki is a free music streaming app meant for East Africa. Click HERE for more information.

To RSVP Kindly contact:
Kevin - 

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COMMUNITY CHAT – SMART FINANCES WITH CENTONOMYRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 28th May 2014
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:50pm

On Wednesday, 28th May from 16:00 to 17:50 The iHub is pleased to host Centonomy, leading Finance trainers for a smart finances community chat. Ms. Waceke Nduati, leading financial trainer and consultant will engage with you and give you useful tips on how to make the best of your money. Click HERE to register.

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Fireside Chat Joi Ito - MIT Media lab directorRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 26th May 2014
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:30pm

Ushahidi would like to invite you at special Fireside chat at the iHub at 5pm on Monday May 26 hosted by Juliana Rotich and David Kobia co-founders of Ushahidi and Directors of the iHub (Kindly Register HERE to attend). Our guest is MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito. We will be exploring the themes such us On Innovation, The Media Lab and The Culture of Making. Sub-themes:

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iHub Soiree : Optimizing your LinkedIn Profile All iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 23rd May 2014
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Come out on Friday May 23rd from 4:00pm to 5:00pm to learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile in this special event sponsored by Pernod Ricard. Learn how to craft accomplishment statements and format your profile so that recruiters will be coming to you! Stay after and enjoy drinks crafted by a mixologist while in competing in a Rubik's Cube tournament.

Drinks provided by Pernod Ricard 

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS IDEA COMPETITIONAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 22nd May 2014
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 1:00pm

ALTIS, the Postgraduate School of Business and Society of the Catholic University of Milan (Italy) and  Tangaza University College of Nairobi, are glad to invite you to attend the Business Idea Competition for the selecting the 4th  Edition class of the MBA in Global Business and Sustainability – Social Entrepreneurship Track. Click HERE for more

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NRBuzz-Learning about a low tech technologyRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 20th May 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

We are honored to have Emilia Tjernström, a PhD candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis.Emilia will talk about ongoing research on how households learn about new technologies.

Click HERE to attend. 

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USHAHIDI NAIROBI V3 MEETUPAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 20th May 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Join us for a few hours of hacking and brainstorming on what we’re building/should be building into the newest version of Ushahidi, v3. The event will be on Tuesday, May 20th 2014 from 5:30PM to 8:00PM at iHub-4th Floor. For more information Click HERE.

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DIGITAL ESSAY COMPETITION 2014All iHub members

  • Venue: other_venue, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th May 2014
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

eKitabu is happy to announce the official launch of this year's Digital Essay Competition at the Starehe Boys' Center & School. Come celebrate with us & hear past winners, Ministry officials and other ebook champions talk about the easy way to go digital.

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Project Costing: Science or Guesswork?RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 14th May 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

For freelancers and young software consulting houses, project costing is never a straightforward exercise. It is quite difficult to attach a cost to a project. What are the factors that you should consider? Do you look at the time and resources it will take to deliver on the project? Do you look at the value what you are building has to the client? 

On the Wednesday, May 14th, from 06:00 - 07:30 PM, we are inviting

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AFFORDABLE MONEY MANAGEMENT TRAININGRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 13th May 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:30pm

Do you have problems with managing money? No finance background but want to have a strong grasp on the finances of your businesses and the financial decisions made. Then this is the training for you. For more information 

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