Exclusive: Inside Look At The Pivot25 Startups [Part 2]

So we began by looking at some of the apps that are set to launch at Pivot25 this week and we continue with the scoop on more great apps to look out for. Our format is simple. In 160 characters (the same number as an SMS, given this is a mobile app and developer conference) they give us:

Their Pitch: What are they trying to do?

Their Problem: What are they trying to solve?

Their People: Who are some of the names behind it?

Catch up with last week’s group here including some great insights.

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Exclusive: Inside Look At The Pivot25 Startups [Part 1]

All this week, Afrinnovator is going to be bringing you an exclusive look at the 25 startups making East Africa sit up straight as they gear up to launch their apps at Pivot25, East Africa‚Äôs premier mobile app and developer conference. Our format is simple, they give us their pitch, the problem they are trying to solve and the people behind it. Here are the first exclusive looks at the Pivot25 apps and startups…

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Leading Technology Brands to Connect with South African Developers and Digital Marketers

South Africa developers and digital marketers are set to connect with a whole host of leading global technology brands next month when two international tech events land in Cape Town on 1-2 June. Apps World Africa and Social Media World Forum Africa are hosting a series of free-to-attend developer workshops alongside more in-depth conference sessions, […]

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Africa Programmers Survey Results

It is evident from our writing that tech startups and innovation are central to the growth of Africa and African economies. At the heart of tech and innovation in tech are the actual guys who create the cool apps and the neat websites and the frameworks around which these are built, the programmers! So the […]

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Appsworld Africa 2011 Cape Town

We recently covered some top notch conferences which would be of great interest to you if you are interested in matters to do with African tech. Well, we have since come to learn of yet another fabulous event being held in Cape Town, South Africa. The event, Appsworld Africa, is all about mobile apps and […]

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Interview With Coders4Africa Founders

We recently hightlighted the efforts of Coders4Africa, an NGO aiming at improving the cardre of software developers in Africa. We managed to interview co-founders, Kwame Andah, Amadou Daffe and AlMoustapha Cisse: 1. Tell us a bit about Coders4Africa (C4A) Kwame Andah (Co-Founder): Coders4Africa was created in 2010 through the efforts of five friends who collectively […]

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Ushahidi 101: Calling All Developers

UPDATE: Pizza will be available. Please register to make planning easier. Following the recent Swift River ‘crash course’ at the iHub, we are planning a similar event for developers interested in getting involved in contributing to Ushahidi. This is the second Ushahidi 101 session the first having primarily focused on Ushahidi from a deployment point […]

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