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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...

The Naked Truth Up Accelerate Programme Alumni Need to Know

Yesterday, The UNFPA and Outbox hosted the closure event for the second cycle of the Up Accelerate programme where DigiHealth emerged the winner. Their...

Togikwatako Game Shows Everything Wrong With How We Approach Innovation in Uganda

Yesterday, seated in the Innovation Village, Julius - seated across, whispered to Solomon - seated directly opposite, about a new game on Google Play,...

Could this be a Bigger Problem than Capital, for Young Ugandan Entrepreneurs?

I am in Ibanda district, for now, 4 days, and likely to be here for the coming 2 weeks. Apart from the fact that...

Tourism & Travel: More African Startups Needed

Over the years, global tourism has experienced steady and tremendous growth to become one of the world’s largest industries. According to Statista, tourism forms...

What does DTB Boss Innovation Village Visit Mean for Uganda’s Startup Scene

Last week, Varghese Thambi CEO of DTB Uganda, paid a courtesy visit to entrepreneurs and innovators at the Innovation Village in Ntinda. They showcased demos...

Dear Wantpreneurs, Let MVPs Be MVPs!

Yesterday, some gentleman called Allan called me. He wanted us to start a business together. Because? He had seen my posters advertising CV writing...

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