Pivot25 Finalist, IPO48 Winner Wins Regional "Startup World" Competition in Nairobi

Startup World is a global competition with an aim to find the next great startup outside Silicon Valley. The competition is being held in 36 cities world-wide including the recently concluded Cape Town and Nairobi with Kigali and Dar es Salaam coming up. Up for grabs for the grand prize winners of Startup World – to be carried out […]

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What's your Business Model?

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 […]

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Plugged Digital Expo

Plugged is a digital expo and conference slated for the 4th-5th of November, 2011 at the Sarit Center, Nairobi Kenya. The event organizers are positioning this as an event targeting content creators (animators, VFX, artists, mobile and online content producers), technology suppliers, consumers, corporates and government audiences. That’s a pretty inclusive list as it seems […]

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12 Apps to Pitch at AppCircus in Nairobi

AppCircus is a unique global traveling showcase of the most creative and innovative apps presented by their creators during some of the most influential international events in mobile/web. AppCircus is open to developers, startups and any other organization and offers each participant a chance to get a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards. The AppCircus is […]

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Startup Weekend Johannesburg

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups! Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on designing and […]

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Get a discount on Quirk Social Media workshops in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Grab your colleagues and friends, because Quirk Education, the leading provider of digital marketing education, is offering a 50% group buying discount for two exclusive Social Media workshops being held at the end of July – one in Cape Town and one in Jozi. Quirk Education specialises in online learning and has mastered this method […]

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Get your pitch on at IPO48 Nairobi 2011

The 48-hour tech startup pitching contest, IPO48, is back in nairobi, and bigger! Last year the contest was held at the Strathmore University where a bunch of young and innovative minds congregated over a 48-hour period to come up with ideas and making businesses out of them. This time the event is to be held […]

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Pivot25 – The Global & Silicon Valley Perspective

Guest Post by Tanzanian Entrepreneur Mbwana Alliy, and Associate at i/o Ventures, a silicon valley based angel investment firm that focuses heavily on mentorship. He splits his time between East Africa and Silicon Valley. Just returned from Pivot25 conference in Nairobi, by most measures, the event was a resounding success. Good write-ups and coverage about […]

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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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Upcoming Tech Events in Nigeria, May 2011

As posted on our partner site, Web Trends Nigeria: Nigerian tech space is on the verge of a of a shift, there is now massive awareness in the tech community and developers have continuously shown interest to learning new technologies and building stuff. Like i have predicted before, there is going to be a boom […]

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