Blog entries from: Afrinnovator

Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Africa

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April 21 2014

From Afrinnovator Mon Apr 21 2014, 05:51:15

This is my first article in more than 6 months, it also happens to be a unique one for two other reasons: firstly, I am writing from a personal perspective, unlike the ordinary subject-matter content I write, and  secondly,  the issues I raise here are the two key challenges I have identified in my experience [...]

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September 5 2013

From Afrinnovator Thu Sep 5 2013, 09:10:56

The name 'Edward Snowden' has become familiar with many people. His revelations about the lengths to which government intelligence agencies in the US and UK have gone to in order to gather information about people's actions online came as a ... Read More

The post Kenya: The Internet & Freedom of Information appeared first on Afrinnovator.

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From Afrinnovator Thu Sep 5 2013, 09:10:56

The name 'Edward Snowden' has become familiar with many people. His revelations about the lengths to which government intelligence agencies in the US and UK have gone to in order to gather information about people's actions online came as a shock to many. Some have since come to regard him as a hero, whereas others [...]

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September 3 2013

From Afrinnovator Tue Sep 3 2013, 07:28:11

I remember on university graduation, my father bought me a Nokia 9210i (Communicator) it was a timely upgrade from the Psion 3C I had bought from my friend in England which got me very fascinated with the future of mobile ... Read More

The post What does Microsoft acquiring Nokia mean for the African Mobile Market? appeared first on Afrinnovator.

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From Afrinnovator Tue Sep 3 2013, 07:28:11

I remember on university graduation, my father bought me a Nokia 9210i (Communicator) it was a timely upgrade from the Psion 3C I had bought from my friend in England which got me very fascinated with the future of mobile computing. At the time I was in the leading edge of mobile application development (I [...]

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August 20 2013

From Afrinnovator Tue Aug 20 2013, 04:12:49

BarCamp is an international network of user-generated unconferences primarily focused around technology and the Web. By definition, an unconference is a participant-driven meeting that tries to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees, sponsored ... Read More

The post BarCamp Nairobi 2013 is almost here! appeared first on Afrinnovator.

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From Afrinnovator Tue Aug 20 2013, 04:12:49

BarCamp is an international network of user-generated unconferences primarily focused around technology and the Web. By definition, an unconference is a participant-driven meeting that tries to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and top-down organization. BarCamps are open, participatory workshop-events, the content of which is provided [...]

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August 13 2013

From Afrinnovator Tue Aug 13 2013, 06:00:08

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of co-moderating two panels at the iHub during the monthly Nairobi Research Buzz event hosted by iHub Research and Microsoft. The theme was 'Entrepreneurship 101′ based on research the iHub Research team is ... Read More

The post On Startups: What exactly is a startup? (or the Startup Duck Test) appeared first on Afrinnovator.

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From Afrinnovator Tue Aug 13 2013, 06:00:08

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of co-moderating two panels at the iHub during the monthly Nairobi Research Buzz event hosted by iHub Research and Microsoft. The theme was 'Entrepreneurship 101′ based on research the iHub Research team is conducting on tech entrepreneurship in Kenya. There were two separate panels, the first consisting of [...]

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August 8 2013

From Afrinnovator Thu Aug 8 2013, 06:38:16

Written by Lauren Rosenberg (see below for her bio)

Securing urban economic growth in new economy is less dependent on access to physical resources and increasingly dependent on attracting talent who can create economically useful new ideas. Urban ... Read More

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