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Pixan’s developer conference is happening this February, 22nd at Innovation Village
2 weeks ago

Pixan’s developer conference is happening this February, 22nd at Innovation Village

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Pixan Developers is a platform that aims at building a community of developers. It was created to achieve the vision of empowering innovators and inventors in Africa, focusing on Uganda …
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Makerere University Innovations shortlisted for the Big Ideas@Berkeley final contest
2 weeks ago

Makerere University Innovations shortlisted for the Big Ideas@Berkeley final contest

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On November 15, 2017, the Big Ideas Contest received more than 300 proposals, representing approximately 900 aspiring innovators, across 11 universities. A pool of nearly 300 judges from academia and …
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Mapping the humanitarian innovation ecosystem in Uganda
4 weeks ago

Mapping the humanitarian innovation ecosystem in Uganda

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The Uganda Response Innovation Lab, a new initiative led by Save the Children held the first convening around ecosystem mapping for humanitarian innovation during in December 2017.

The Uganda Response Innovation Lab is dedicated to …
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Azuri Technologies raises $20M towards expansion of it’s off-grid energy services in East Africa
1 month ago

Azuri Technologies raises $20M towards expansion of it’s off-grid energy services in East Africa

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Azuri Technologies, a leading provider of PayGo solar products and services across sub-Saharan Africa yesterday announced the launch of its innovative $20 million off-balance-sheet debt financing program to provide working …
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Accelerating access to energy in Uganda
1 month ago

Accelerating access to energy in Uganda

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It’s 2018, and Ugandans are still struggling with access to energy. While the Government of Uganda has pursued a cautious expansionary fiscal policy stance to support key infrastructure projects in …
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Uganda’s startup SolarNOW raises $9 million in a Series-B round led by Novastar Ventures and Shell
1 month ago

Uganda’s startup SolarNOW raises $9 million in a Series-B round led by Novastar Ventures and Shell

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SolarNow, a renewable energy startup operating actively in Uganda and Kenya has raised more money in their Series B round. The founding round was made possible by Novastar –  venture …
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Ugandan startups raised over $13 million in 2017
1 month ago

Ugandan startups raised over $13 million in 2017

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Dubbed ‘Uganda’s startup Capital’, enStartup has released the local investment report for last year. The technology company has been tracking startups to better understand the startup culture and how it impacts …
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Uganda’s ClinicPesa and Kaaro Health selected for the Make-IT accelerator in Nairobi
1 month ago

Uganda’s ClinicPesa and Kaaro Health selected for the Make-IT accelerator in Nairobi

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Make-IT accelerator announced finalists for its Nairobi division. The 9-month acceleration programme provides access to the right knowledge, mentors, business and financing partners and opportunities for successful business growth.

It …
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IEEE Awards USD 200,000 to Uganda’s Africa Development Promise towards it’s Off-Grid Energy Entrepreneurship
1 month ago

IEEE Awards USD 200,000 to Uganda’s Africa Development Promise towards it’s Off-Grid Energy Entrepreneurship

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IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, announced that IEEE Smart Village (ISV) has granted $1.2 million in new funds for selected sustainable energy projects with a potential …
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How the use of SafeBoda has empowered and improved mobility for Women in Kampala, Uganda
1 month ago

How the use of SafeBoda has empowered and improved mobility for Women in Kampala, Uganda

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In a report published by Shell Foundation with the help of Integrated Research Group for Development (IRGD),  individuals, organisations and communities in Kampala, the backer to SafeBoda shared  the women’s use …
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