To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

EVENTS

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Ericsson Application Awards 2012Anyone

  • Venue: Ericsson Studio, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Date: Tuesday 22nd May 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

http://www.ericsson.com/thecompany/events/eaa2012/webcast

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Mobile GarageAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th May 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 3:00pm

Akirachix invites you to the Mobile Garage Students Exhibition that will be held in the iHub on May 19th from 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. This is an opportunity to come and see what the next generation of mobile entrepreneurs are working on. This event is a follow up to the Mobile Garage events that Akirachix has been holding in various universities in Kenya. This event specifically targets students to give them an opportunity to showcase their mobile projects and compete at

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Behance Portfolio ReviewsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 18th May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

Between May 14th-21st, Behance Portfolio Reviews will be happening in cities and towns around the world. Take part in the Behance Community offline, and to be part of a collective experience of sharing and receiving feedback. And the creatives in Nairobi City will not be left out on this opportunity. Yep! our first Portfolio Review. 6 Portfolio presentations (6 presenters as follows; 1 seasoned Art Director and 1 amateur Art Director/Designer, 1 seasoned Copywriter and 1 amateur Cop

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Quarterly Creativez CatchupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 13th May 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Stats, facts and figures. A lot has been happening in Kenyas Creative economy in the last few years and as we garner a name as well as positions ourselves in creative fields  we need to know as Kenyan Creatives  – Where Are We going?

Is the Creative Industry in Kenya as fragmented as it looks? Where are the societies, associations and groups that can galvanise different sectors together? What are the common challenges we all face and how can we counter these? Wha

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TECH:NITE - Fun Networking Event for Operators, ISPs, VendorsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 10th May 2012
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 11:30pm

The 2nd edition of TECH:NITE goes down on Thursday 10th May from 7pm at Tamasha Langata, next to Uchumi Hyper (on the way to Carni)

TECH:NITE is a fun networking event for Operators, ISPs, Vendors and Online Businesses. There is a lot of fun games and activities to enable you meet a minimum of 15 new people from the Tech industry.

TECH:NITE will be hosted by Eddy Kimani (Capital FM) and on the decks W-DJ (Capital FM) and DJ PURPL (Superstar DJ)

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Afrinnovator Business Model ChatAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 10th May 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Many an entrepreneur have come up with a brilliant idea and gone about the painstaking business of developing it only to come to the realization that there's no sound business model behind it, or the business model is not sustainable. The problem is significant among tech startups where the founder has a great vision for a technology product or service but fails to adequately answer the questions of just how they will go about creating, delivering and capturing value.

Then agai

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Coffee Chat with Grameen FoundationAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 9th May 2012
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Please join us for a coffee chat next Wednesday, May 9, with David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Solutions and Regions.

Where:  iHub

When:   Wednesday, May 9th at 11-12pm

The event will start with a presentation on “Bridging the Information Gap” where David will talk about Grameen Foundation’s ICT4D work both globally and in Sub-Saharan Africa, touching on

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Windows Phone Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Meetup group for Windows Phone enthusiasts and developers

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Kipokezi Apps Challenge - HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th May 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

The Apps Challenge Hackathon will be held in iHUB Nairobi over the weekend of the 4th/5th/6th May 2012. Winning teams/individuals can refine their ideas whilst working with mentors of ForgetMeNot Africa, Safaricom and iHUB. On Sunday 6th May the final ideas, code and business case from each App will be presented to the judging panel and the winner will be then be announced.

We are pleased to announce the Kipokezi Apps Challenge Hackathon shortlist (

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Microsoft Imagine Cup – Regional FinalsAnyone

  • Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 3rd May 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Microsoft Imagine Cup – Regional Finals

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edTech Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Meetup group for those seeking to explore the intersections of education and technology

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Dot Net User Group MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 28th April 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

Dot Net User Group Meetup

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Linux User Group MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 27th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Linux User Group Meetup

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Ubuntu HourAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 26th April 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Ubuntu Hour is a non-formal gathering of Ubuntu enthusiasts in Kenya.

For more on the team please visit the wiki on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KenyanTeam

 

Join the mailing list for the latest news and events on our local community https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-ke

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Wirless WednesdayAnyone

  • Venue: m:lab EastAfrica 3rd Floor, Bishop Magua Centre Ge, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 25th April 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

Wireless Wednesday: Using Technology to overcome Post Harvest Challenges.

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International Space Apps ChallengeRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 21st April 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Participants such as concerned citizens, discipline experts, engineers, scientists, and software developers attend events hosted in cities around the world. At these events, individuals collaborate with others by forming teams focused on solving a particular challenge. The teams compete with other teams around the world to utilize publicly available data to design innovative “solutions” to a pre-determined series of global “challenges.” The challenges are collected pri

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Mini-MBA Training and Start-Up Capital for Early Stage Businesses in KenyaRSVP

  • Venue: Biblica Africa conference room, Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 19th April 2012
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

In Kenya, entrepreneurs with big ideas in the start-up or early stage of growing their businesses continue to find increasing opportunities to access capital and training needed to succeed. One of the opportunities is through the Sinapis 2012 Entrepreneur Fellowship Program. Sinapis is an NGO in Nairobi providing advanced business training, investment capital and mentorship for the most innovative, scalable and sustainable start-ups in Kenya.

Sinapis partners with Acton Business Schoo

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Ruby User GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 19th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Ruby User Group for Rubyists in Nairobi.

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Technology and Social Enterprise Design and Solution-Based Research workshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 19th April 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 4:30pm

Adam White (from www.groupshot.org) will be leading an open research and design workshop for members of the iHub community in partnership with Kiva (www.kiva.org) the online micro-lending portal. Participants in the workshop will be introduced to context-oriented research and design methods through the real challenges Kiva is looking to overcome. They will challenged to explore how context and research can lead to innovation and more useful platforms and tools. The group will interact with di

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Open Data Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Open Data meetup group - for people interested in Open Data

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JemRails Ruby TalkAnyone

  • Venue: Room LG01, Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

JemRails invites you to attend a Ruby talk on 18th, April.
Go to event sections at JemRails website for more details.

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Buni TV Press eventAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 1:00pm

Buni Media, the production company behind The XYZ Show, will be announcing the launch of a new web and mobile Pan-African digital video platform called Buni TV, with a press event at the iHub on April 18.

Buni TV (www.buni.tv) aims to showcase the best, most innovative and visually arresting content being currently produ

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Kipokezi Apps Challenge Shortlist DeadlineAnyone

  • Venue: Kenya, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 16th April 2012 :For 5 days
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

There's still over 4 days for Developers to submit their apps for the Kipokezi Apps Challenge Shortlist Deadline.

 

By 20th April, all you need to submit is your App idea, then you have another 7 days to which you can add code to it before the judging panel make a decision on the shortlist for the Hackathon final.

 

The Hackathon final is from the 4th-6th May at the iHUB where you can work with mentors to help complete and refine your app. Each final

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Kenya Film Makers MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Kenya Film Makers Meetup

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Science Hack Day NairobiAnyone

  • Venue: Startup Garage, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th April 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:56pm

Date : 13th April 2012 @4:00PM to 15th April 2012 @5:00PM

Registration : Registration and attendance is free

 

The mission of Science Hack Day is to get excited and make things with science! A Hack Day is a 48-hour-all-night event that brings together designers, developers, scientists and other geeks in the same physical space for a brief but intense period of collaboration, hacking, and building 'cool stuff'

Don't forget to add Hack I

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