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Pixan’s developer conference is happening this February, 22nd at Innovation Village
2 months 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 months 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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Digital payments startup UgInnovate rebrands as Vouch Digital, announces a smart card voucher app
4 months ago

Digital payments startup UgInnovate rebrands as Vouch Digital, announces a smart card voucher app

Digital payments startup UgInnovate got a new name yesterday, along with announcement of a new smart card voucher application called M-voucher+.

The startup will now go by Vouch Digital Limited to …
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Do you need funding and training for your business? Tony Elumelu Foundation Opens Applications to its 4th Cycle #TEF2018
4 months ago

Do you need funding and training for your business? Tony Elumelu Foundation Opens Applications to its 4th Cycle #TEF2018

Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship (TEF) Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents a 10-year, $100 million commitment, to identify and empower …
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3 startups named winners of the CamTech Acceerator Program in Uganda, winning 10,000 USD each
4 months ago

3 startups named winners of the CamTech Acceerator Program in Uganda, winning 10,000 USD each

The CAMTech Accelerator Program (CAP) is an initiative on the CAMTech Innovation Platform (CIP) that provides CIP users with robust support for early-stage global health technologies focused on improving health …
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Help Yiya solutions empower 240 Ugandan youth to be student-engineers
4 months ago

Help Yiya solutions empower 240 Ugandan youth to be student-engineers

Yiya solutions empower the poor high school students living in post-conflict Northern Uganda to view themselves as engineers who have the knowledge and skills to design and build technologies that solve …
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Uganda’s Startup Brent Technologies wins $50,000 Innovation Prize
4 months ago

Uganda’s Startup Brent Technologies wins $50,000 Innovation Prize

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Founded by Geoffrey Ssekatawa, startup Brent Technologies that aims to help stop the harmful dumping and burning of used motor oils, and instead create recycled oil products for sale in …
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Uganda’s biomedical jacket for Pneumonia ‘MamaOpe’ shortlisted for the Pitch@Palace Global Entrepreneurship Event
5 months ago

Uganda’s biomedical jacket for Pneumonia ‘MamaOpe’ shortlisted for the Pitch@Palace Global Entrepreneurship Event

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Pitch@Palace gives Entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet the people who can help make their business dreams become a reality.

Pitch@Palace guides, helps and connects Entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses with potential …
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Uganda’s renewable energy startup ‘OneLamp’ recognised at the World Summit Awards
5 months ago

Uganda’s renewable energy startup ‘OneLamp’ recognised at the World Summit Awards

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Since 2003, 426 Winners have been selected from over 4000 nominations, presenting a diameter of innovation from Indonesia to Argentina, from Iceland to New Zealand.

Be it a tool for …
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Uganda’s startup m-SCAN wins USD 50,000 in prize funding from Y-Her Accelerator
5 months ago

Uganda’s startup m-SCAN wins USD 50,000 in prize funding from Y-Her Accelerator

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The Y-Her Accelerator, a powerful opportunity for passionate female impact entrepreneurs in Africa who are at the early stages of building businesses and organisations that exist to change the lives …
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