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Visualizing the News - Code4Democracy Workshop and HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: PAWA254, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 18th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Visualizing the News -- Code4Democracy Workshop and Hackathon 18th and 19th September 2012 (Tuesday and Wednesday), at PAWA 254 in Na

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SCALING YOUR BUSINESS UPWARDS SUMMITRSVP

  • Venue: The Junction Mall, 3rd Floor, Ngong RD, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 18th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Having the right people, the right IT, the right contacts, the right governance structures, are all vital when you are an entrepreneur or SME wanting to scale your business and grow to the next level.

 

Ignite's inaugural Scaling your Business Upwards Summit on 1

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m2Work HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 15th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

In order to bring mobile microwork ideas into life and to support aspiring mobile entrepreneurs on their track to establish sustainable businesses, m:lab East Africa will be organizing, with the support of infoDev, a global m2Work Hackathon along with four other countries on September 15-16, 2012. At the event, talented ideators will have the chance to connect with fellow developers and build working prototypes with market appeal.

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Dalberg & Konza @ iHubAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 13th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Dalberg Global Development Advisors is conducting an outreach to understand requirements that SMEs and startups will have for the Konza Technology City (KTC). The input from the startup community will be invaluable for us to shape KTC so that we can create the best environment for startups to be successful. 

 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/09/dalberg-konza-ihub-september-13th-2012-ihub/

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Startups 101 with Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe.comAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 12th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Patrick Collison, founder and CEO of Stripe, a payment system for developers, will be speaking at the iHub on Wednesday 12th September 2012 at 6 p.m. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/09/startups-101-with-patrick-collison-ceo-of-stripe-com-12th-september-2012-ihub/

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iHub Robotics Creative BootcampAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 7th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

The second edition of the iHub robotics creative bootcamp is here. We will be building projects using ATMEGA 32 controllers. The bootcamp is open to everyone with a basic knowledge of programming and an interest in building interactive hardware in robotics and embedded system design. 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/08/ihub-robotics-creative-boot-camp/

Register to attend by the 5th of September.

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#Biashara: Business Lessons from the University of Hard KnocksAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 5th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

About a month back @roomthinker ranted (and by ranting I of course mean lucidly dispensed wisdom) on assorted issues around the non trivial effort of starting and maintaining a business, under the hashtag #biashara

He will subsequently (attempt) to coherently marshal his thoughts a

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Valuation for African Start-UpsAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 4th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

On September 4th from 6-8 p.m at the iHub, Savannah Fund managing partner Mbwana Alliy will walk the iHub community through Valuation Theory basics. 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/08/valuation-for-african-startups-4th-september-2012-6-8-pm-ihub/

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Know Your iHubAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 3rd September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Jessica Colaco, the Research lead, will be taking us through an in-depth look at the iHub on Monday 3rd September 2012 from 6-7 pm. This will focus on who the team members are, what the different initiatives are - iHub Research, iHub Consulting, iHub UX Lab, iHub Cluster and m:lab; what we've done and what we\'re trying to achieve. 

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East Africa Network Operators Group (EANOG) MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa - 3rd Floor Bishop Magua Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 1st September 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:00pm

John Gitau Technical Consultant at Techminds Technologies and CCIE #28352, will be presenting an overview of Network Management at the September 1st EANOG session at the m:lab balcony from 9 am - 12 pm.
For the upcoming EANOG discussion, we will talk about the basics of a good network management system and how to make effective use of it. We will also have a discussion around what you as engineers commonly use. 

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Freedom Online RoundtableRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 30th August 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The Internet has become a way of life for many Kenyans, but are you truly free to use the Internet as you would want? Bloggers contribute a lot of content online, but how free are they to communicate their idea and opinions? Citizens contribute a lot of their personal data when they access services online. How safe is their data and identity as they interact with local companies on the internet?

The Freedom Online Coalition committed to meet annually at a global Conference; Kenya is p

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Wireless WednesdayAnyone

  • Venue: M:Lab East Africa, Bishop Magua Center (3rd flr), Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 29th August 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 3:00pm

 Theme: Reviewing Mobile Apps in Agriculture that Target Post Harvesting

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Creativez Monthly MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 26th August 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

This month's Creativez Meetup will focus on 'The Never-Ending Story: Writing, Books & Publishing'. 

The event will feature speakers from StoryMoja, Longhorn Publishers, Moran Publishers, and the Kenya Publishers Association.

Free entry for all creatives, artyculturalists, techies and innovators. 

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CREATIVE WEB WORKSHOPAnyone

  • Venue: Lenana Mount Hotel, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 26th August 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 4:30pm

RE: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2ND CREATIVE-WEB WORKSHOP:
Your online presence and website management is critical to your organization’s success.

Software Dynamics Limited and Goshen Consultancy have once again organized this very successful workshop to be held on 26th to 28th September at the Lenana Mount Hotel, Nairobi.

This will be On-site, Active Web, Inte

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Kwani? Digital at iHub: Content Meets TechAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 25th August 2012
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 1:00pm

Kwani Trust will hold an event in which content providers in the arts, culture and public media sector and online, mobile and new technology sector can discuss the issues outlined above.

The event will be held at iHub on Ngong Road between 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Saturday, August 25th. 

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TEDxLemek : 2012Anyone

  • Venue: The Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • Date: Saturday 25th August 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general

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Creatives GarageAnyone

  • Venue: Pawa 254, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 24th August 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Come listen to and interact with some of the best in the industry in our August Edition of the Creatives Garage. As always the theme is “share your work, up your game”.

Mark your calenders for Friday, 24th August from 5pm at Pawa254!

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Samsung Apps Campaign DrawAnyone

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa - 3rd Floor Bishop Magua Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 24th August 2012
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Samsung Kenya is in a partnership with m:Lab East Africa to enhance visibility and uptake of locally developed mobile apps. The upload drive through a randomized draw awards developers who publish applications through Samsung Apps with Samsung Galaxy Pocket and Galaxy S3 devices. 12 galaxy pocket devices have so far been won by developers. 4 more galaxy pockets and 2 S3 will be won in the forthcoming third draw.

 

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Africa's Talking APAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 22nd August 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:30pm

Africastalking Ltd will be holding an API walkthrough on Wednesday 22nd 2012

Africastalking Ltd offers Bulk SMS, Short Codes & Premium SMS, and USSD as well as customized mobile messaging solutions for individuals, businesses and developers. We deliver and receive SMS from all Kenyan networks as well as internatio

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Orange African Social Venture Prize Information SessionAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 21st August 2012
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

Ms Angela Nganga-Mumo, Telkom Kenya’s the chief communications officer will on Tuesday August 21, 2012, be making a presentation about the 2012 Orange Africa Social Venture Prize from 5.30pm to 7 pm at the iHub, Nairobi. More information on the blog here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/08/calling-all-ict-innovators-orange-african-social-venture-prize-info-session/

 

The presentation, targeted at ICT innovators and tech-preneurs drawn from within and outside iHUB, i

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AkiraChix Hack-a-thonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 18th August 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 4:00pm

What would happen if you put a group of women in one place and asked them to come up with applications that would be relevant to them in 48 hours? Akirachix together with more

Fireside Chat with Isis Nyong'o (MD, InMobi)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 16th August 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Isis has been named as one of the 'Top 40 Women under 40' in Kenya, the Forbes Top 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa as well as IT News Africa's Top 10 Women in ICT.  She serves on the boards of the Africa Cancer Foundati

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CIPIT and iBizAfrica host seminar/training workshopAnyone

  • Venue: Strathmore Law School, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 14th August 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 2:04pm Ends: 2:04pm

CIPIT stands for Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law

Target Audience

This training seminar will benefit anyone with an interest in obtaining IP rights for computer software. Lawyers will benefit by an enhanced ability to advise clients in the ICT sector. Large ICT companies will benefit by having an opportunity to voice their opinions about the treatment of computer software by KIPI. Entrepreneurs and start-up

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Legal Meetup (IPCheckIn)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 11th August 2012
  • Starts: 10:45am Ends: 1:00pm

This month, IPCheckIn is asking whether you are aware of your rights on your blog and other material that you place online?

What do you consider to be infringing on you and other cyberspace users rights?

The Copyright Act of 2001 covers infringement of copyright does this apply seamlessly to digital platform?

Do you know how to protect your work online?

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New Tactics- Tactical DialogueAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 8th August 2012 :For 7 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Online dialogue on Physical spaces as catalysts for greater digital citizen participation

Join Rising Voices, Social Media Exchange (SMEX) and the New Tactics online community for an online dialogue on Physical spaces as catalysts for greater digital citizen participation from August 8 to 14, 2012. (Link to dialogue: goo.gl/1R9Mw)

Across the globe, new physical spaces are emerging that are acting as catalysts for greater c

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