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DATAHACKS 4FI: Hack for Financial Inclusion

DataHack4FI is an innovation competition that promotes evidence-based decision-making for improved financial service provision to low-income individuals. The competition brings together data enthusiasts and...

Startup Profile: Arvana – Get a Digital Address Today

What is Arvana? Arvana is a mobile application that gives anyone, anywhere the ability to generate a digital address using a smartphone. The goal is...

Uganda’s Quick Taxi to Introduce Mobile Money Payment Option

On January 24, 2017, Quick Taxi launched in Uganda- making it the third taxi hailing service provider after Uber and Friendship taxi. On that...
Design Hub Kampala under renovation this year before it opened to the public. (Credit: Design Hub Kampala )

[UPDATE] Former Kamwokya-based The Hub Kampala Set to Re-Launch as Design Hub Kampala

The Hub Kampala, which was a creative collaboration space for creative and like-minded enterprising people, closed 2 years ago. It was founded by Jantien...

Facebook Invites Ugandan-based Software Developers to its Challenge

On Friday evening, Facebook organized a Bot Party at Outbox, a Ugandan Hub for startups and software developers. This was the second Bot Party...
safeboda expanding to Kenya

Ugandan Ride Hailing Startup, SafeBoda, expands area of Operation

 SafeBoda, a Ugandan ride hailing startup which started operations in 2015, has expanded to cover other parts of Kampala. This is to remain committed...

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and GV-backed Startup, Andela, Launches Ugandan Cohort

Andela, a global engineering organisation which got a $24M backing from the Chan Zukerberg Initiative in 2016 - with additional investors like GV (formerly...

AirSave: Is this Ugandan Fintech Startup the Solution to Africa’s Unbanked Millions?

Last evening, the Kampala Fintech meetup took place at the Innovation village in Ntinda – a Kampala suburb. Over 5 entrepreneurs made presentations about the...

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