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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 and their live TV website kafeero.tv. The event...

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 happened at a time when MTN was...

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 solution aims at addressing the poor data...

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, called Togikwatako. The game requires the player to...
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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 you suffer from slow internet speed (you...

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 a multi-trillion-dollar industry worldwide with direct, indirect...

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 of their works while Varghese went on...

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 and Dissertation that I had pinned around...

Are we the Most Entrepreneurial or Just Gamblers?

On Wednesday, one of my good ‘bros’ was trying to reach me. I think he had, again, come across ‘the best idea’. (Sorry bro, I know you might read this but...
It is time to evaluate the influence of African parents in the lives of their Children

What African Parents Should Do If We Are to Raise More Innovative Children

A quick story... Last week, I held an interview with a gentleman. I intentionally turned his chair so that it could face the direction of sun rays that were permeating my office...