Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Opinion

Opinion

uber chap chap

Between Uber Chap Chap and UberEATS, which one will launch in Uganda first?

Uber recently launched a new service in Nairobi called Uber Chap Chap. Chap Chap is a Swahili slang meaning "hurry hurry".   They started testing the...
WhatsApp Pay

Will WhatsApp Pay affect Mobile Money?

WhatsApp the global messaging app owned by Facebook recently launched WhatsApp for Business in a few selected countries like India, Brazil, USA, and France....
Uber ridesharing

Who’ll eventually win Uganda’s ridesharing market?

On February 9, ridesharing company Taxify started allowing riders in Kampala book boda-bodas. This placed it in direct competition with SafeBoda. Uganda's pioneer boda-boda...
Bitcoin

Bitcoin 101: Understanding the cryptocurrency from a beginners perspective

If you're like me, then you started 2017 never ever knowing what Bitcoin, let alone Blockchain, was. But, because of the many stories about...
James Saaka - Executive Director, National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

These are the winners and loser in the proposal to remove taxes on smartphones...

This week, on January 24, James Saaka the Executive Director, NITA-U  - while appearing before the Committee on ICT to discuss the Budget Framework...
Business Innovation Consortium Uganda (BICU)

BICU should transform Up Accelerate into the standard accelerator to build sustainable startups in...

Yesterday, I paid a visit to Richard Zulu, head of Business Innovation Consortium Uganda (BICU) at Outbox on Lumumba Avenue. It was abrupt and actually...
Kampala Innovation Week

What Parallel Kampala Innovation Week Events Should Tell Us About the Ugandan Startup Ecosystem

In the first week of October, we published this article about Kampala Innovation Week by The Innovation Village. After a few days, another person...
Global Entrepreneurship Week

KENNETH LEGESI: A Look at the Alternative Sources of Funding for Ugandan Startups

Ugandan startups can be thought of as businesses that are an idea, seed and or early stage variously. For a business, at the Idea...

Shumuk Group CEO Indicates Locals Are not Ready to Invest in Ugandan Startups

On Wednesday, Kafeero Foundation launched Uganda's first online Startup Studio called The Innovation Junction at their offices in Muyenga - broadcasted live on facebook...

Does MTN Organize Innovation Awards and Competitions to Steal Ideas?

Towards the end of September 2017, the Innovation Village organized a Soiree – which is an internal networking event for the inhabitants. The event...

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