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About Moris Atwine

Passionate about building the future of Tech in Uganda. The more cutting edge, the better!
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Uganda’s FinTech Startup Swipe2Pay selected as a finalist for Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Sub Saharan Africa
4 days ago

Uganda’s FinTech Startup Swipe2Pay selected as a finalist for Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Sub Saharan Africa

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is a global open innovation program tapping into startup communities to drive regional business objectives, curate the startup ecosystem for Visa clients and accelerate bigger and bolder …
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Uganda’s energy Startup Yasa to be showcased at the University of Washington
5 days ago

Uganda’s energy Startup Yasa to be showcased at the University of Washington

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YASA, is a startup in Uganda that has developed sustainable and affordable alternative energy solutions for rural communities.

YASA is a local Luganda word that means “Lighting” and they’re taking …
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Uganda’s startups Akaboxi and Lawyers 4 Farmers selected among finalists of the #PitchAgriHack 2018
1 week ago

Uganda’s startups Akaboxi and Lawyers 4 Farmers selected among finalists of the #PitchAgriHack 2018

Early this year, CTA launched ‘Pitch AgriHack 2018’ a competition to support young agricultural entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) build viable businesses and boost innovation for a more sustainable agricultural …
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Uganda’s Startups selected among finalists for the Innovating Justice Challenge 2018
2 weeks ago

Uganda’s Startups selected among finalists for the Innovating Justice Challenge 2018

After receiving over 400 applications for the Challenge, Hague Institute for Innovation of Law has announced the justice innovations and legal technology that have made it to the final round.

According to …
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Three Ugandan app developers shortlisted for USAID’s Fall Armyworm Tech Prize
2 weeks ago

Three Ugandan app developers shortlisted for USAID’s Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is offering prize money for ways to combat the fall armyworm, a crop-eating pest that has spread across sub-Saharan Africa.

Fall armyworm …
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USAID, The Hub and Uganda’s Government Launch Roadmap for Science, Technology and Innovation
2 weeks ago

USAID, The Hub and Uganda’s Government Launch Roadmap for Science, Technology and Innovation

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On June 8, the Government of Uganda, USAID and the Hub kicked off the process to design Uganda’s first Sector Development Plan (SDP), which will serve as the backbone of …
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Tokyo’s Leapfrog Ventures launches USD 4.5 Million seed fund for startups in Sub-Saharan Africa
2 weeks ago

Tokyo’s Leapfrog Ventures launches USD 4.5 Million seed fund for startups in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Tokyo’s Leapfrog Ventures has launched a ¥ 500 million (approximately USD 4.5 Million) venture capital fund to invest in seed-stage startups of Eastern Africa.

Founded by Mr. Terakubo, Leapfrog Ventures with …
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Uganda’s scientist wins the first €150,000 German-African Innovation Incentive Award for outstanding research
3 weeks ago

Uganda’s scientist wins the first €150,000 German-African Innovation Incentive Award for outstanding research

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A Ugandan scientist has won the first German-African Innovation Incentive Award worth €150,000 for her outstanding research on technology-assisted interventions for improving the health of her compatriots.

Dr. Angela Musiimenta, …
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Uganda’s startups can now apply to the European Union’s Civic Tech for Democracy Challenge
3 weeks ago

Uganda’s startups can now apply to the European Union’s Civic Tech for Democracy Challenge

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Democracy is a core value of the European Union. Digital technologies have brought a sea change to how citizens engage in political action. This is the reason why, this year, …
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eHealth startups clinicPesa and MamaOpe to receive funding and incubation support from Villgro Kenya
3 weeks ago

eHealth startups clinicPesa and MamaOpe to receive funding and incubation support from Villgro Kenya

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A partner of Villgro Innovations Foundation in India, Villgro Kenya is an early-stage social enterprise incubator that supports innovative businesses in the healthcare and life sciences sector.

Villgro Kenya does …
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