Mobile Marketing Summit 2010 Recap – It's Time for Mobile!

Kristi Hansen, from Quirk eMarketing took time to recap the recently held Mobile Marketing Summit that was held in Sandton, Johannesburg. Kristi says ‘It’s time for mobile!’. Read  for more from the conference… Mobile is interactive, always on, highly targetable, cost-effective and beautifully measurable. These were just a few of the key takeouts from the […]

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[Press Release] Raft Comes On Board as Quirk Jozi Creative Director

Johannesburg, 17 August, 2010 – Quirk eMarketing is pleased to welcome Terence Raft who takes up a role as Creative Director at the Johannesburg QuirkStation. Raft has been active in the creative industry since 1996 and has worked for leading South African agencies including The Jupiter Drawing Room and Aqua Online. He was recently instrumental […]

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Take Ushahidi, Run it in the Cloud and Voila, We have Crowdmap!

The Ushahidi team have recently release a new service based on the Ushahidi core. The service, dubbed Crowdmap, is a cloud service by which anyone can literally run an Ushahidi deployment without having to download and set up their own server. The service is aimed at giving probable users an easy, straight-forward way to deploy […]

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WCG Kenya Finals Rock!

NexGen, a startup that is pushing competitive gaming and e-sports in Kenya held the final leg of it’s national gaming competitions in preparation for the World Cyber Games championships to be held later this year in Los Angeles. The iHub was filled with young people gaming away to Tekken, Starcraft, FIFA and other games on […]

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[VIDEO] Uganda Rising: The Role of Software in Uganda's Economic Growth

Software enterprise holds what is probably the most unique propositions – relatively low inputs can result in massively unproportionally larger output. The truth is that in most cases, software primarily does not need as much capital in the sense of monetary inputs as other sectors. The main thing is a great idea and great execution […]

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Tech4Africa to get Quirky with Quirk eMarketing

Johannesburg, 26 July 2010 – The most hyped-up technology conference to come to South Africa, Tech4Africa is but days away. A number of the QuirkStars are gearing up for this unprecedented opportunity for networking and sharing with some of the best minds in digital. Quirk’s first appearance at Tech4Africa will be in the two days […]

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iHub: Open for Membership

The iHub is officially accepting membership registration. If you want to be part of this burgeoning community, now is the time to register and be part of it. The registration is being carried out via the new look website that will eventually be a community website. There are different levels of membership – white, red and […]

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gUganda, gKenya – Google Shows Some Love for Kenya & Uganda

Google is finally going to hold events for students, developers and entrepreneurs in Kenya and Uganda. gKenya and GUganda are set for September: Google is very excited to meet with software developers, entrepreneurs and CS students in Kenya. We will be demonstrating Google’s suite of products that are driving innovation in technology, business across the […]

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[Press Release] Zynde.com Offers You an Online Money Management Solution

Zynde.com is a new, Kenyan built, web app that promises to help you manage your finances online and on the go on your mobile device. Press release: Picture this: Multiple users from different locations using different mobile devices to capture the vital financial data you need on the field and through your trusted and preferred […]

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IFC Announces $10 million Investment in Adlevo Capital to support ICT Companies in Nigeria

Good news for tech startups in Nigeria. As per CSR Africa: IFC [International Finance Corporation] , a member of the World Bank Group, announced an investment of $10 million in private equity fund Adlevo Capital Africa to help smaller, innovative companies in Nigeria’s information and communications technology sector access the funding they need to expand and […]

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