The snowball effect in the Kenyan (and African) startup scene

The premise behind the move to found and launch Afrinnovator was not really just for the sake of blogging (though writing is fun). Part of the reason was that it seemed that there were either not enough success stories or the stories were there but they were hidden. The theory went as follows: to see tech […]

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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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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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The Story of Shimba Tech's Pivot25 Winning MedKenya App

MedKenya, a product by Shimba Technologies Limited is the winner of the inaugural Pivot25 competition out of the 25  competitors in the mobile application and services space pitted against each other in a show of relevance, sustainability and innovation. Shimba Technologies Limited  will be going to Silicon Valley to present the application, MedKenya, at the […]

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The Winners of Pivot25 Mobile App Developer Conference

We’ve covered Pivot25 for the past two days. You can follow the goings on through our live blogs on Day 1 and Day 2 and it’s been a blast. We’ve had a great time here and built up to it with sneak previews of some of the startups and apps in 160 characters. And now…for […]

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