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BlackBerry Mini-BootCampAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 27th October 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 7:00pm

BlackBerry Developer Community in Kenya is organizing an event for all to come and learn a little more about Charismatic BlackBerry 10 Development. More info here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/10/blackberry-mini-bootcamp-saturday-october-27th-2012-10-am-7-pm-ihub/

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AITEC East Africa ICT Summit 2012RSVP

  • Venue: Oshwal Centre, Westlands, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 24th October 2012
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00am

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Theme: Smart cities > smart societies > smart enterprises

Kenya, and increasingly the rest of East Africa, now has the ICT infrastructure and services in place to be a world-class provider of IT-enabled services. The AITEC East Africa ICT Summit 2012 provides the platform to achieve this vision through a multi-faceted event that will draw together the many strands of a vibrant growth market, underpinning high-level busi

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East Africa Network Operators Group (EANOG) MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 22nd October 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

 

The East Africa Network Operators Group will be hosting a discussion on OpenBTS, led by Jim Forster. 
Michael Ginguld will be presenting on the AirJaldi approach to rural broadband: what lessons from India might apply here in Kenya.

 

 

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Silicon Savannah: Reality CheckAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 18th October 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

A brutally honest discussion around what’s really going on in Silicon Savannah. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/10/silicon-savannah-reality-check-thursday-18th-october-2012-6-8-pm-ihub/

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Nairobi Startup Pitch Night #3Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 17th October 2012
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Nairobi Start-Up Pitch Night is a (free) regular event where 5 startups of all stages and industries get to pitch. The event brings together investors, advisors, students, business leaders, successful and aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone who loves startups. The Startup Nights will be held every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

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Ruby Users Meet-UpAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 4th October 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Monthly meetup for Ruby users. Join us on the first Thursday of every month. 

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Wireless Wednesday: Understanding Kenya's MHealth EcosystemAnyone

  • Venue: M:Lab East Africa, Bishop Magua Center (3rd flr), Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 3rd October 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 3:00pm

The first in the new series of mHealth meetups will be held on 3rd October 2012. The event is themed “Understanding Kenya’s mHealth Ecosystem” . Stakeholders in the health sector will share thoughts on the mHealth ecosystem and the roles of the different sub-sector players. Read more on this event HERE

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Creativez CatchupAnyone

  • Venue: The GoDown Arts Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 30th September 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Monthly creative meetup. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/09/creativez-catchup-sunday-september-30th-2012-the-godown-arts-centre/

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Coffee Hour with iHub ResearchAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 28th September 2012
  • Starts: 3:30pm Ends: 4:30pm

Coffee Hour with the iHub Research team. Come meet them, learn about what they're doing, and find out what they can do for you. 

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Fireside Chat with Mike Macharia, CEO of Seven Seas TechnologiesAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 27th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

We’re very pleased to be hosting Mike Macharia, CEO of Seven Seas Technologies, at this month’s Fireside Chat. Register here to attend: http://mikemachariafireside.eventbrite.com/

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CREATIVE WEB WORKSHOPAnyone

  • Venue: LENANA MOUNT HOTEL, NAIROBI
  • Date: Wednesday 26th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 4:30am

 

RE: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2ND CREATIVE-WEB WORKSHOP:

Your online presence and website management is critical to your organization’s success.
 
Software Dynamics Limited and Goshen Consultancy have once again organized this very successful workshop to be held on 26th to 28th September at the Lenana Mount Hotel,

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BlackBerry Developers Kenya Inaugural MeetingAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 22nd September 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

BlackBerry will be hosting its inaugural meeting for Kenyan developers this weekend. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/09/blackberry-developers-kenya-inaugural-meeting-september-22-2012-ihub/

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Nairobi Startup Pitch Night #2Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 19th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Nairobi Startup Nights is a (free) regular event where 5 startups of all stages and industries get to pitch. The event brings together investors,  advisors, students,  business leaders,  successful and aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone who loves startups. 

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Visualizing the News - Code4Democracy Workshop and HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: PAWA254, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 18th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Visualizing the News -- Code4Democracy Workshop and Hackathon 18th and 19th September 2012 (Tuesday and Wednesday), at PAWA 254 in Na

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SCALING YOUR BUSINESS UPWARDS SUMMITRSVP

  • Venue: The Junction Mall, 3rd Floor, Ngong RD, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 18th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Having the right people, the right IT, the right contacts, the right governance structures, are all vital when you are an entrepreneur or SME wanting to scale your business and grow to the next level.

 

Ignite's inaugural Scaling your Business Upwards Summit on 1

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m2Work HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 15th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

In order to bring mobile microwork ideas into life and to support aspiring mobile entrepreneurs on their track to establish sustainable businesses, m:lab East Africa will be organizing, with the support of infoDev, a global m2Work Hackathon along with four other countries on September 15-16, 2012. At the event, talented ideators will have the chance to connect with fellow developers and build working prototypes with market appeal.

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Dalberg & Konza @ iHubAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 13th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Dalberg Global Development Advisors is conducting an outreach to understand requirements that SMEs and startups will have for the Konza Technology City (KTC). The input from the startup community will be invaluable for us to shape KTC so that we can create the best environment for startups to be successful. 

 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/09/dalberg-konza-ihub-september-13th-2012-ihub/

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Startups 101 with Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe.comAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 12th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Patrick Collison, founder and CEO of Stripe, a payment system for developers, will be speaking at the iHub on Wednesday 12th September 2012 at 6 p.m. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/09/startups-101-with-patrick-collison-ceo-of-stripe-com-12th-september-2012-ihub/

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iHub Robotics Creative BootcampAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 7th September 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

The second edition of the iHub robotics creative bootcamp is here. We will be building projects using ATMEGA 32 controllers. The bootcamp is open to everyone with a basic knowledge of programming and an interest in building interactive hardware in robotics and embedded system design. 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/08/ihub-robotics-creative-boot-camp/

Register to attend by the 5th of September.

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#Biashara: Business Lessons from the University of Hard KnocksAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 5th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

About a month back @roomthinker ranted (and by ranting I of course mean lucidly dispensed wisdom) on assorted issues around the non trivial effort of starting and maintaining a business, under the hashtag #biashara

He will subsequently (attempt) to coherently marshal his thoughts a

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Valuation for African Start-UpsAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 4th September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

On September 4th from 6-8 p.m at the iHub, Savannah Fund managing partner Mbwana Alliy will walk the iHub community through Valuation Theory basics. 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/08/valuation-for-african-startups-4th-september-2012-6-8-pm-ihub/

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Know Your iHubAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 3rd September 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Jessica Colaco, the Research lead, will be taking us through an in-depth look at the iHub on Monday 3rd September 2012 from 6-7 pm. This will focus on who the team members are, what the different initiatives are - iHub Research, iHub Consulting, iHub UX Lab, iHub Cluster and m:lab; what we've done and what we\'re trying to achieve. 

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East Africa Network Operators Group (EANOG) MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa - 3rd Floor Bishop Magua Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 1st September 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:00pm

John Gitau Technical Consultant at Techminds Technologies and CCIE #28352, will be presenting an overview of Network Management at the September 1st EANOG session at the m:lab balcony from 9 am - 12 pm.
For the upcoming EANOG discussion, we will talk about the basics of a good network management system and how to make effective use of it. We will also have a discussion around what you as engineers commonly use. 

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Freedom Online RoundtableRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 30th August 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The Internet has become a way of life for many Kenyans, but are you truly free to use the Internet as you would want? Bloggers contribute a lot of content online, but how free are they to communicate their idea and opinions? Citizens contribute a lot of their personal data when they access services online. How safe is their data and identity as they interact with local companies on the internet?

The Freedom Online Coalition committed to meet annually at a global Conference; Kenya is p

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Wireless WednesdayAnyone

  • Venue: M:Lab East Africa, Bishop Magua Center (3rd flr), Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 29th August 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 3:00pm

 Theme: Reviewing Mobile Apps in Agriculture that Target Post Harvesting

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