To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

EVENTS

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IPO48 Participants WorkshopsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 16th August 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

IPO48 Participants Workshops

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IPO 48RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 12th August 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 9:00pm

The cost of launching a web and mobile business or creating a new product is decreasing. That lowers the entry barrier for startups, which is great for entrepreneurship. On the flip side it increases competition for entrepreneurs, so building a product and getting it live doesn't guarantee automatic success. 90% of startups fail and it's not because of lack of technical capability, there just aren't costumers or market for it. The problem, they were solving turned out not to be a problem or

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GIS Workshop with ESRIAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 11th August 2011
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

ArcGIS Online provides a free common platform to find, share, and organize geographic content and to build GIS applications. Through ArcGIS.com, the Web interface for ArcGIS Online, you can access maps, apps, and tools published by Esri and other GIS users, and share your own content with a broad community of users.

With ArcGIS Online, you can:

  • Access free, high‐quality and ready‐to&#

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Intellectual Property and Creativity SessionRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 10th August 2011
  • Starts: 2:50pm Ends: 7:50pm

Our first talk will be lead by Marisella Ouma, the Executive Director of the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya who has thirteen years of well-rounded experience in law, specializing in Intellectual Property Law with a bias to copyright and related rights. She together with other few lawyers will be at the iHub that afternoon and will seek to engage with present member on one on o

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Kevin Gibbs TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 9th August 2011
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Kevin Gibbs is the tech lead at Google behind of Google App Engine and the creator of the suggest search feature. He will be giving a talk at the iHub about an MFI application he has built on the android platform and matters technical regarding App Engine and Auto Complete. More detail on Manta below:

Technical:

Manta: Simple, open-source JSON synchronization system for putting local SQL databases on Android phones.

Manta is a simple synchronization pr

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Thomas C. Barry TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 6th August 2011
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Mr. Barry received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1969 and an undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1966 where he majored in Latin American Studies.  He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Prior to founding Zephyr, Mr. Barry was President and CEO of Rockefeller & Co., the investment management arm of the Rockefeller family, from 1983 to 1993.  Previously, Mr. Barry was employed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. from 1969 to 1982, where among other responsibilit

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Akirachix GraduationRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 6th August 2011
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 1:00pm

In September 2010, AkiraChix embarked on a community training initiative that involved offering free mentorship and education to disadvantaged girls in the society by providing IT and life skills to help improve their living standards and achieve sustainable income. This is in line with the AkiraChix goal of enlightening and increasing the number of women in the tech field.

Areas taught in the training program include: Programming, Web design, Computer Literacy and Entrepreneurship.

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Open Corner InitiativeAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 2nd August 2011
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Young Kenyans are constantly looking for jobs and new skills, and at the same time the community around us seek innovative solutions to solve problems we face on each passing day. Smartphones are increasingly getting popular in Kenya and apps for these phones a big growth area. The mix of these elements present an opportunity for the tech community and other stake-holders to work together to try and solve problems using technology in the best and easiest way possible.

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Crisis Camp HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 30th July 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Crisis Camp Hackathon

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Akirachix MeetingGreen Members only

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 30th July 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Akirachix will be having a meet up this month on 30 July. The topic for this month is ‘How to develop leadership in tech and business’.
We will have a session with a talk and a video followed by a practical session to apply what we have just heard.
The meet up will be from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the iHub on the 4th floor Bishop Magua Center that is opposite Uchumi Ngong Hyper.

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Nokia: Create for Millions Contest LaunchRSVP

  • Venue: *iHub_, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 29th July 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

Nokia has announced “Create for Millions” a global competition that brings consumers and developers together to create applications for Nokia’s Series 40 mobile phones. Create for Millions also provides developers an opportunity to bring Java and web apps to millions of consumers worldwide and win their share of cash and prizes valued at One Million Euros.
Nokia’s Series 40 mobile phones play a key role in Nokia’s strategy to bring the Web to the next billion, particularly in emergin

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Twitter Chat - Online EventAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 29th July 2011
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 12:00pm

We are thrilled to announce a Twitter Chat on July 29, 11am for fans of Just a Band, Kuweni Serious, Members of the iHub, Afrinnovator, NaiLab, and Media Focus on Africa, to expand audience for YoungWorldInventors.com and web stories of young innovators.We need your ideas, questions and links! We will coordinate the discussion at Media Focus, new partners for YWI. Each group’s blogger will participate and add resources, ideas…

GOALS:
We are building audience support for w

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Wireless WednesdayGreen Members only

  • Venue: mLab, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 27th July 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 1:30pm

The m:lab will host Gustav Praekelt, the founder of Praekelt Consulting and the Praekelt Foundation for Wireless Wednesday, 27th July 2011. Gustav Praekelt is the founder of Praekelt Digital – a company that develops mobile solutions for emerging markets. He co-founded one of the early digital interactive studios in Africa and was its technical director for 10 years. Praekelt Consulting works with the profit making industry to provide creative solutions such as TV on mobiles, advertising, amo

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Mentorship ProgramGreen Members only

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 23rd July 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:30pm

Mentorship Program

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Creative Commons MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 22nd July 2011
  • Starts: 2:30pm Ends: 3:30pm

Creative Commons Meetup

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Wireless WednesdayRSVP

  • Venue: mLab, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 20th July 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 1:00pm

Wireless Wednesday

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Mobile MondayRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 18th July 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Mobile Monday

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PesaPI HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 16th July 2011
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 12:00pm

PesaPI Hackathon

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POWO MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 16th July 2011
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 2:00pm

POWO Meetup

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Eden 3D Developer ShowcaseRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 13th July 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

Eden 3D Developer Showcase

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Wordpress MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 12th July 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Wordpress Meetup

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Frog/Nike Girls eventRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 9th July 2011
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Frog/Nike Girls event

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Mentorship ProgrammeRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 9th July 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:30pm

Mentorshop Programme

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Samasource WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 7th July 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 1:00pm

Samasource Workshop

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Google Mapping EventRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 2nd July 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 10:00pm

Google Mapping Event

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