5 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Elon Musk’s Purpose Pursuit

Elon Musk is a different breed of innovator and entrepreneur. Reading his biography, one can't fail to notice the definiteness of his purpose from early on as a boy. You can...

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...

A home for African designers: Meet Uganda’s Bold in Africa

Bold in Africa, one of the 11 ventures in GrowthAfrica’s second Ugandan cohort, is a fast rising high-end fashion retail outlet that curates and houses African designers from across the African continent. The...

4 Key CrowdFunding Lessons Ugandan Startups Should Pick from Esther Kalenzi

The African society is set up in a more socialistic than a capitalistic setting. Hence, the age-old African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child". However, due to the sweeping global changes, this...

Swipe2Pay Wants to Help Small Businesses Access Loans Against their Sales

Access to credit remains one of the biggest hurdles small businesses and startups face in Uganda. One factor contributing to this is how informal their operations are, which makes it hard...

Alvin Kabwama: His Experience in Silicon Valley and Why Innovating in Health isn’t for...

Entrepreneurship is a journey one embarks on with no understanding of the final outcome. But, just like Mark Cuban says, "you only need to be right once". That applies to Alvin...

Here’s What Up Accelerate Startups Learned and the Challenges they Faced

Next week, on the 5th of October, Up Accelerate will be holding a Demo day for its Cycle II winners. The event will take place at Imperial Royale Hotel. The Demo...

Meet Manuela Pacutho: The Founder of The Cradle and a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow

Manuela Pacutho is the founder of The Cradle, a 24hr infant care centre. She was also among the 25 young African leaders to attend this year's Mandela Washington Fellowship. The Mandela Washington...

Meet the Ugandan Engineers Working with Andela – Episode 2

In July this year, we published profiles of Ugandan software engineers currently working with Andela. This was in a bid to appreciate Ugandan talent as well as encourage others (especially female...

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...