Submitted by solomonopio on 13 October 2014 - 7:33pm
This year, Outbox HUB signed a two year partnership with Garage48 that would involve the experteers from Garage48 residing in Kampala and assisting with program management, community building and sustainability.
Submitted by solomonopio on 13 October 2014 - 7:22pm
Startup Grind is finally in Kampala. Google for Entrepreneurs and Startup Grind Kampala will host Mike Moyer for it’s inaugural event during the Google For Entrepreneurs week on October 20th 2014 to share on how to split equity fairly between co-founders.
Submitted by solomonopio on 17 September 2014 - 9:10am
Over the last 3 weekends I’ve been teaching computer programming to children aged 6-11 at Outbox. It’s been a wonderful experience so far and the kids too seem to enjoy it as well. In thinking more about it though I realised that beyond the fun and games(we are actually teaching the kids to build computer games), the children are getting a lot more than some of their parents or even some of us teaching may initially realise.
Submitted by richardzulu on 28 August 2014 - 2:16pm
Ensibuuko is a web and mobile application that enables savings and credit cooperative societies (SACCOs) of smallholder rural farmers mobilise savings, receive and disburse loans easily and quickly using SMS and Mobile money.
Submitted by solomonopio on 21 August 2014 - 11:03am
A call for submission of projects for consideration to participate in the TechCon2014 2014 Innovation Marketplace.
The Innovation Marketplace showcases Concepts,Research, and Innovations of HESN-affiliated students and post-doctoral researchers as well as those of young innovators in the international development community.
Submitted by solomonopio on 12 August 2014 - 10:56am
Anita is currently pursuing her MBA from Heriot-Watt University. She received her BSc. in Computer Science from Makerere University and earned her first job with Warid Telecom working as a Business Intelligence Analyst.
Anita also worked with MTN Uganda, for 4 years as a Systems Financial Analyst and later joined Ministry of Health, where she has been for past few months involved in the National Health Insurance Project.
In 2013, CTA organised a pilot regional hackathon in collaboration with various players including the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). Young aspiring entrepreneurs from East Africa developed ICT applications targeting agriculture.
The winners and some best participants have been incubated for several months in partner ICT innovation centers to fine-tune their products, their business strategies and prepare the roll-out of the applications.