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Village Capital

Africa's innovation economy is booming. There are now more than 500 incubators and accelerators on the continent that are <mark>helping startups solve problems around financial inclusion, healthcare, and education.</mark> Our Nairobi office is leading accelerators as well as initiatives around talent and entrepreneur support. <p></p> Village Capital is a company that <mark>helps early-stage entrepreneurs develop and grow their businesses. They focus on businesses that provide solutions for social, economic, and environmental challenges.</mark> Village Capital supports startups across various sectors, and they have a lot of experience - having run over 150 accelerators. They provide unique tools to founders to help increase their efficiency, sustainability, impact, and inclusiveness.

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Workify is a women- owned and operated business. We care for our members and for detail, we always take that extra step to make sure our members are able to focus on their core business only. <p></p> ​ Our vision is to provide professional office space, but accessible to all. We provide tailor-made solutions, since every company is unique and has its own needs. We welcome micro, small & medium sized companies, that should be able to grow within Workify. We provide for each size the right solution: You are able to book a single desk at Studio 12, where only co-working is provided and grow into a private office in a later stage. ​<p></p> For all our members, we always try to provide excellent services with a personal touch. <p></p> We are here for you. ​<p></p> Welcome to Studio 12 <br> <mark>Located on the 12th floor of our Kilimani location, you will find our co-working space Studio 12. Not ready for a private office yet? But still looking for a professional, designed working environment, where you are able to welcome your clients? Studio 12 has it all! You can have lunch at our allround balcony or afterwork drinks with your colleagues & friends. Besides, it has the best view all over Nairobi.</mark> ​<p></p> Private Offices <br> Workify offers a new way of working. No more long term lease agreements but flexible license agreements where you pay for use only. Workify is able to provide tailor-made office solutions. ​<p></p> We offer a variety of office sizes, fully furnished & serviced, where our members can focus on their core business only and we will take care of the rest! ​<p></p> Become a member of Workify, bring your laptop, grab a coffee and start working. ​<p></p> Meeting Rooms <br> We have created meeting and event spaces not only for you to work in, but also to play in, learn in, and collaborate within. We believe in physical meetings but during COVID-19 you are welcome to host a webinar in our meeting rooms to stay safe. Our members have meeting rooms included and discounted rates. For visitors, kindly see the rates while clicking on the meeting rooms:

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Workstyle Africa

We offer innovative, design led, flexible meeting and workspaces across our locations in Nairobi. Through our spaces we provide businesses with a launchpad for ideas and a space for collaboration and growth. <p></p>Space has the ability to transform ideas, grow businesses and give established firms room to thrive. That’s why we’ve created exquisite furnished offices in Westlands, that are well equipped to inspire and grow your ideas. <p></p> Through our <mark>well-situated locations, flexible membership plans, excellent suite for amenities, and diverse community network we provide you and your business with a launchpad for ideas, and a space for collaboration & growth.</mark> <p></p> Workstyle is a shared office space for you to work, meet, and develop inspiring ideas. <p></p> All our memberships include: Front Desk Service <br> Our team is on hand to assist you and provides call and mail handling services. <p></p>High-Speed Internet <br> Super-fast internet, ideal for your video conferencing, and online co-working needs. <p></p>Lounge & Kitchenette <br> Unique lounges and access to break rooms fitted with the best offering of Kenyan coffee and tea.

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Jenga Leo Coworking

Welcome to Jenga Leo Coworking, your premier destination for flexible serviced offices in the heart of Nairobi. Our affordable shared workspace is designed to foster collaboration and productivity while providing a vibrant community for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and independent professionals. <p></p> Conveniently located and easily accessible by public transportation, car, or bike, our coworking space in Westlands offers the flexibility you need to work efficiently from anywhere. With state-of-the-art facilities and a modern ambiance, we provide a comfortable and inspiring environment to fuel your creativity. <p></p> <mark>Choose from a variety of workspaces tailored to your unique needs, whether you prefer a traditional office setting, a quiet corner for focused work, or a collaborative environment. Our breakout areas offer the perfect spaces to recharge and refresh throughout the day.</mark> <p></p> Host successful meetings or events in our multiple well equipped meeting rooms and conference facilities, complete with on-site catering. Take a moment to relax and refocus in our modern meditation room. <p></p> After a productive workday, unwind at our rooftop bar and gym, exclusively available to our members. Enjoy a refreshing drink and take in the stunning city views. <p></p> At Jenga Leo Coworking, we believe work should be enjoyable. That’s why we offer affordable membership fees with no long-term contracts. Join our thriving community of like-minded professionals and experience the best coworking has to offer. <p></p> Experience the convenience of our contemporary and expansive flexible serviced office coworking facilities, creating a professional and productive environment. Discover private offices, well-equipped meeting rooms, and spacious conference spaces tailored to meet your business needs. <p></p> Meeting rooms: <br> - On Demand Stationery <br> - Smart TVs With Virtual Conferencing System <br> - Whiteboards & Flip Charts <br> - Fruit Water, Tea , Coffee and snacks <br> - Serviced Waiting Rooms <br> - High-Speed Internet <br> - Catered Conferencing

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Indigo Cowork Space

Indigo Cowork Space offers members a unique work experience in a custom-built modern working space surrounded by greenery, natural light & fresh air. We’re based at the canopy level of mature forest, where our floor-to- ceiling windows offer close-up stunning views of majestic 100 ft high mature trees. We’re offering you an ultra modern working space, surrounded by a rich habitat in a leafy green world, complete with East Africa’s famous vervet monkeys playing in the trees, as part of your working environment. <p></p> Why You Should Join Our Cowork Space <mark> <br> - Healthy Environment <br> - Modern Amenities <br> - Quiet & Serene <br> - Friendly & Supportive</mark> <p></p> The design speaks to today’s professional- looking for modern amenities within an environmentally healthy space of wellness, positivity and wellbeing.

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The MintHub

The Minthub is a unique, affordable and creative co-working space in the heart of Westlands, Nairobi. We offer high quality coworking spaces. <p></p> Our virtual office package is perfect for entrepreneurs looking for a space to work for just a few days a month. This package is great for businesses that do not need an office every day of the month because they usually travel or go to field assignments. It also works well for businesses looking to get a regular office space at a start-up friendly price. <p></p> <mark>Shared Private Office package provides the right environment for your business to flourish by combining the privacy of an enclosed office, flexible memberships and benefits of coworking at a great discount.</mark> <p></p> Standard desk package gives you a permanent sitting position in our co-working space. It allows you to work on your tasks with extra concentration while managing your time more wisely. This package is great for businesses looking to use an office space every weekday of the month while saving on cost. <p></p> Includes <br> - Professional business address <br> - 8 Day office access from 7am-7pm <br> - 6 Free Meeting room hours per month <br> - Multipurpose printers <br> - In house advertising to build your brand <br> - High Speed Internet <br> - Access to shared kitchen area <br> - Cleaning, security and other utilities <br> - Access to lounge and skype booths <br> - Filtered water,tea and coffee

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Our flexible approach allows your workspace to be scaled up or down to accommodate teams of two, or up to forty, as your needs change. <p></p> Work. Life. Focus. <br> At Workable, we understand that everyone works differently. Some prefer a social, collaborative approach, while others like to hunker down in privacy. Workable can accommodate these work styles, and all things in between. Everything at Workable has been considered to create the ideal work environment – whatever that means for you. Our focus is you! <p></p> Why Workable? <br> We'll handle your everyday work needs so you can focus on the continued success of your business. Workable is more of a community than just a workspace. You'll benefit from all the networking, camaraderie, collaboration, and learning opportunities shared with a motivated group of like-minded peers from diverse sectors and backgrounds. <p></p> The Place to Be <br> Samlam Tower, Westlands, Nairobi <br> - Hub of Nairobi's top shopping, hotels, restaurants, and nightlife <br> - Only a twenty-minute drive to JKIA airport <br> - Close to public transit terminal and new Nairobi Expressway <br> - Close to fifteen popular gym facilities

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Diba Studios

Diba Studios is a leading provider of rental business center solutions, coworking spaces, and conference halls in Nairobi. Our innovative and flexible workspace solutions are designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, from startups to established corporations. Our rental business center provides fully-equipped offices, boardrooms, and conference halls that are ideal for holding meetings, training sessions, and corporate events. <p></p> <mark>Our co-working spaces offer entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small business owners a professional environment to work and network with like-minded individuals. Our conference halls are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, making them perfect for hosting seminars, workshops, and large-scale events.</mark> At Diba Studios, we are dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional service and support, ensuring that they have everything they need to achieve their business goals. <br> - Cost savings <br> - Flexibility <br> - Collaboration <br> - Amenities <br> - Networking <br> - Cancel anytime <p></p> What's included: <br> All packages at our facility include free high-speed internet access with extensive coverage, complimentary parking, and access to filtered water, coffee, and tea. Members also have access to a shared kitchen and can relax in the garden or lounge. These amenities are all included in every package.

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Ikigai is a coworking office space in Nairobi that promotes wellness by creating workspaces that blend into the natural environment. We believe that individuals are more creative, healthier and happier in the outdoors. Whether you require a desk, a private office, a quiet place to hold a meeting or a secluded area to hold an event, our green spaces promote community, productivity, socializing and collaboration. <p></p> We are a team of passionate entrepreneurs that create unique shared office spaces in Nairobi where individuals can discover their Ikigai or their reason for being. Community is at the heart of everything we do because we believe that the collective can achieve greatness. Our spaces create an environment that is not quite your office and not quite your home, but that silver lining in between that allows you to relax and be productive. <p></p>The flexible seating arrangement allows our members to choose from standing desks to private booths, from swings to couches and everything in between, either indoors or outside. <mark>Our communal membership includes all the shared amenities that our locations have to offer including meeting rooms, specialty coffee bars and outdoor cafes, complimentary yoga & meditation, phone booths, prayer rooms, mother’s rooms, showers and so much more. Simply choose an open seat in our coworking area and get to work.</mark> <p></p> Ikigai Nairobi offers incredible conferencing facilities for all types of events and workshops. <br> Our conference spaces are designed for productive meetings. Each location provides a unique setting for your meeting with the possibility of combining conference spaces with our outdoor garden spaces. Whether you want to host a board meeting, team building session, a team offsite, or a series on interviews, we’ve got you covered. Our incredible hospitality team will take care of everything for you, so you don’t have to!

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AWS FinTech Africa Accelerator

The AWS FinTech Africa Accelerator is a virtual, equity-free 10-week program that leverages the best of Amazon's infrastructure and partner network to support pre-seed and seed stage FinTech startups developing their projects in Africa and beyond in the following categories: <br> - Open & Embedded Finance <br> - Big Data & AIML <br> - Blockchain & Decentralised Finance <br> - FinTech-as-a-service <br> - Financial inclusion & Sustainability <p></p> <mark>The Accelerator gives high-potential seed-stage fintech companies the specialized mentorship, resources, and partnership opportunities they need to better leverage AI, innovate financial services, and meet new customer demands—all while creating powerful solutions in the cloud.</mark> <p></p> AWS FinTech Africa Accelerator trains chief executive and chief technology officers in strategy, tech team management, product development, and helps founders prepare for navigating the complexities of fundraising. Amazon does not take equity or debt in the companies. <p></p> Startups that are selected will join AWS’ Activate program which provides founders with up to $25,000 in Activate Credits, and other services. Founders will also participate in workshops and one-on-one sessions with industry experts to address specific challenges their company faces.

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STEM Impact Centre Kenya

The STEM Impact Centre Kenya is a youth development non-profit organization that leverages Science, Technology, and Innovations (STI) to enhance technical skills development, youth empowerment, employment creation, entrepreneurship, and innovation. <p></p> Mission & Vision Statement <br> <mark>To deliver equitable and high-quality education by providing an innovative learning environment that promotes youth skills development supports sustainable communities, and promotes economic growth through STEM.</mark> <p></p> Our Core Values <br> - Social Responsibility: We are dedicated to positively impacting and promoting the well-being of the communities we serve. <br> - Integrity: We operate with honesty and transparency, and adhere to high ethical standards. <br> - Inclusivity: We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that respects and values equity, diversity, dignity, and respect for all. <br> - Collaborations: We believe nurturing relationships are foundational to our success and we incorporate partnerships to create value and maximize impact, innovation and longevity.

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Africa Digital Media Insititute

ADMI’s Programming Fundamentals certificate is designed to introduce basics of programming in different languages related to AR and VR with different purposes. Through a practice-based approach students will explore basic of C#, Unity and Blender. <p></p> Course Overview <br> Students will learn how to create virtual interactive elements, 3D art, principles of good software development, virtual and augmented projects management, and world building in Unity. <p></p> This will be taught within two projects over a span of 3 months each. <p></p>Course Units Covered: <mark> <br> - Introduction to Object Oriented Programming principles <br> - Introduction to Unity Editor <br> - Introduction to Creating interactive elements <br> - Introduction to 3D interactive art <br> - Principles of Good software development <br> - Project management <br> - World building in Unity using probuilder <br> - Revisiting 3D game art </mark>

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KodeWood School is a 21st-century career-focused online coding school for kids & teens around the world. KodeWood School is introducing a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around. <p></p> KodeWood School was created in 2020 by a team of software engineers with a passion for code, mentorship, and education. Our aim is to continuously find the best ways to train the next generation of developers and transform the way tech education is delivered especially in Africa. 1 year later, we have introduced over 100 Kenyans to the practice of coding and launched 100+ graduates into careers as professional developers. <mark>With the support of a brilliant team of instructors and mentors who view coding as the ultimate craft, we continue to empower students, launch careers, and contribute to the incredible growth of Kenya's tech industry.</mark> <p></p> Our Vision <br> We envision a prosperous Kenya & Africa where all young people have the skills and confidence to harness the power of technology to create a better and more inclusive future. <p></p> Our Mission <br> <mark>To continuously find the best ways to train the next generation of developers and transform the way tech education is delivered especially in Africa.</mark> <p></p>OUR PROGRAMS <br> All coding sessions are 100% online and are perfect for kids, teens and adults. We offer multiple flexible support options for all our students! Beginners wanted and welcomed! <br> - Start with the basics <br> - No experience needed! <br> - Proper teacher support <br> - Flexible scheduling <br> - Work from home!!!

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Pwani Teknowgalz

We are a technology women-led, registered community-based organization that equips girls and young women in marginalized communities in Kenya with <mark>employable practical skills in STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) with the aim of empowering them economically to have sustainable skills and contribute to the digital economy.</mark> We have pioneered and conducted a broad spectrum of programs on technology for young women in various counties and towns in Kenya. These include; Nakuru, Kisumu, Lamu, Mombasa and Nairobi. <p></p>Pwani Teknowgalz was started by passionate young women in tech Aisha Abubakar, Joan Nabusoba and Ruth Kaveke while studying Technology at Technical University of Mombasa. They were amazed by the low representation of women in technology in their class and were inspired to bridge this gap. So far we have worked with a total number of 6000 young women. The programs we run include STEM CAFE Kenya, Technovation, Codehack, Africa Code Week, Mombasa Girls in STEM and Django Girls.

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Azahub Coding Center

The Azahub learning programme offers high demand courses to beginners in the path of becoming excellent software & iot engineers. <p></p> <mark>One month deep dive in programming concepts, the terminal, source code management, client-server architecture, introduction to frontend, backend and databases.</mark>

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Mechatron Robotics - Mombasa

Mechatron Robotics in collaboration with Kidd- O Skillkit is entirely focused on preparing Kenyan young minds for the 4.0 Industry by providing through holistic programs with practical training methodologies core skills based on: Coding, Electronics, Robot Operating system, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, App Development, Embedded Systems using Arduino, Machine Learning and Raspberry Pi. Kidd-O Skillkit is a platform dedicated exclusively to educational advancement for the Kenyan community. <mark>Focused on our youngest minds, known as the Generation Alpha, our goal is to involve them and provide them with the technological skillset the world is currently demanding, a demand that will only grow in the future.</mark> This will also ensure a brighter future for them, closing the technological gap we currently suffers from.

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TLcom Capital

Since 1999 tlcom has supported innovative entrepreneurs that leverage technology to find market solutions to significant challenges. They are resilient and creative, critical thinkers with a superior capability to articulate and execute innovative business models. <p></p> Tech entrepreneurs are building the future by transforming traditional industries and creating new industries– a task that cannot be done alone. <mark>We partner with entrepreneurs BY MOBILIZING our resources – capital, expertise, networks - to increase the odds of success IN THE PURSUIT OF MAJOR ECONOMIC UPSIDE. </mark> <p></p> TLcom has managed in excess of $300m and is currently investing from its TIDE Africa Fund, which invests in early to growth stage companies in Sub Saharan AFRICA. We support entrepreneurs who are building fast growth tech enabled businesses solving some of the most complex challenges the continent is faced with. We invest between $500k and $10m in a company.

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We founded Novastar to join and fuel an entrepreneurial revolution that is transforming markets and sectors in Africa. <p></p> Together, we aim to create lasting value for the many, not just the few, for people and planet – for good. <p></p> Working from the vibrant centres of Lagos, London and Nairobi we partner with the bold entrepreneurs forging solutions to the continent’s biggest problems. <p></p> These are the companies that will become the truly valuable enterprises of the future. <br>We see in Africa an unmatched opportunity to reimagine industries in ways that signal a new, sustainable, inclusive development path for the world. <p></p> <mark>We aren’t interested in incremental solutions to marginal problems and inconveniences for the wealthiest 10% of the population.</mark> <p></p> The entrepreneurs we back, like us, are obsessed with serving the basic needs of everyday consumers; understanding their lifestyles, the friction that slows them down, the tools that lift them up, and the informal markets where they live, work and shop. <p></p> We don’t invest in lookalike business models. Plug-and-play tech solutions that address a single problem rarely work in a context where so many value chains are broken. While we learn from developed markets and adapt technology to power new solutions, our job is to understand the business models that work here. <p></p> We approach our work seeking to be generous in our relationships and generative in our actions. Our core values comprise our foundational beliefs and guide our daily decisions and behaviors. <p></p> As a small band with a bold vision, these values mirror those of the entrepreneurial teams who we partner with. We expect and invite all our stakeholders to hold us to them.

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E3 Capital

E3 Capital is a leading investor in early stage companies developing innovative business models that are digitised, decentralised, and decarbonised. <p></p> We are a young and diverse team, committed to the future of the low carbon economy. <mark>As one of the only majority-African partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a combined investment experience of 40 years, we are uniquely positioned to help companies grow and scale, without compromising sustainability. </mark> <p></p> We partner with forward thinking entrepreneurs endeavoring to bridge the gap between climate transition and growth in emerging and frontier markets with energy as the enabler of these products and services. <p></p> STRATEGIC THOUGHT PARTNER TO ENTREPRENEURS <br> We are known for our capacity to anticipate trends and identify unique investment opportunities or ‘diamonds in the rough’, and help them scale. <p></p> <mark>We are passionate about forward-looking entrepreneurs who want to drive change and make a difference.</mark> <p></p> With us, entrepreneurs know that they will get more than just financial support; a partner who will work alongside them to build their growth strategy and also help them strive through more difficult times.

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Samata Capital

Samata Capital LLC is dedicated to making private sector investments in early stage, scalable businesses in emerging markets that advance opportunities for women and promote gender diversity. <p></p> With its first fund, Samata focuses on the dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystems in East and West Africa targeting high-growth industry segments including agribusiness, consumer products, financial services, healthcare and technology. In addition to providing capital to fuel growth, <mark>Samata offers additional support through strategic partnerships to ensure entrepreneurs have access to business service networks, governance expertise, coaching and other advisory assistance they need to build sustainable businesses.</mark> <p></p> Investment Approach <p></p> Capital for Growth Bolstered by Integrated Support <BR> We invest in early stage, scalable businesses with innovative management teams building inclusive cultures that spur productivity and mitigate risk. In addition to capital to fuel expansion, we provide support to our investee companies through our team as well as strategic partnerships to ensure entrepreneurs have access to the expertise, coaching, and networks needed to grow sustainably. <p></p> Geographic Focus <BR> We currently concentrate on countries in Anglophone East and West Africa with an emphasis on Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria and Ghana. <p></p> Impact <BR> We will work with each of our companies to implement best practice Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards. In addition, our investments and the support we provide to companies will directly contribute to SDG 5 (Gender Equality), 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and 10 (Reduced Inequalities). Individual investments across different industry segments targeted by Samata will also impact other SDGs.

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Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance

Harambeans are African innovators who have pledged “to work together as one” to unlock the potential of Africa. Over the last decade, Harambeans has spawned a series of tech-enabled ventures such as Andela, Flutterwave, and Yoco, which have collectively generated over 3000 jobs, raised over $1bn from Google Ventures, CRE Ventures and Accel. <br> - We are an alliance of determined entrepreneurs who are building Africa’s future. <br> - We are visionaries transforming Africa’s challenges into opportunities. <br> - We are founders of businesses that create positive and scalable change, enabling Africa to reach its boundless potential. <mark> <br> - We are innovators scaling ventures to unlock the full potential of our people. <br> - We are signatories of the Harambe Declaration, who have pledged “to work together as one to fulfill the dream of our generation.” <br> - We are visionaries who believe that “the Africa our generation desires can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible. It is ours.” </mark>

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DOB Equity

We invest in businesses that positively contribute to a more social and sustainable society and deliver long-term profitability. We work with entrepreneurs to mitigate potential risks related to environmental, social and governance matters, whilst creating value and social impact for the company and its communities. We work from our offices in Kenya, Tanzania and The Netherlands. DOB Equity is an evergreen fund with all proceeds from investments being reinvested, making DOB Equity a true long-term growth partner for its portfolio companies. <mark>We provide mentoring and training, hands-on management support by two portfolio managers, technical assistance, access to a broad network, recruitment, support with fundraising etc</mark>

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Villgro Africa is an incubator and impact investor supporting emerging healthcare businesses in Africa. We offer emerging companies a personalised incubation experience to help effectively scale ideas and navigate the African startup ecosystem. <p></p> Our Services <br> <mark>Villgro Africa acts as a growth guide. We rely on our deep sector knowledge and vast partner network to help innovators realise their full business potential while providing needed healthcare innovations that benefit society as a whole.</mark> <p></p> Funding<br> Seed funding and access to impact investors. <p></p> Incubation<br> Customised support for emerging health businesses. <p></p> Advisory<br> Industry expertise in the African innovation space.

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Zephyr Acorn

Zephyr Acorn is an investment and business building company focused on investing in and supporting early-stage technology-enabled companies primarily in East Africa. Zephyr Acorn invests in and actively supports innovative early-stage companies across sectors in East Africa that have the potential to scale across the continent and beyond. <p></p> Fund Overview & Strategy <br> Zephyr Acorn is an early-stage investor focused on technology-enabled startups in financial technology, logistics and agribusiness. We are typically a company's first institutional capital and seek to invest across the following themes: <mark> <br> - Digitization of traditional business models <br> - Use of technology to enhance productivity and deliver cost-effective products and services <br> - Innovation in the distribution or delivery of products and services <br> - Inclusion of new customer segments with new products and services </mark> <p></p> We seek to partner with entrepreneurs who are passionate about a big idea, committed, adaptable, and coachable with strong execution skills and high integrity. <p></p> Post-investment, we actively support portfolio companies in areas such as capital raise, finance and financial planning, strategy, recruitment, new market entry, and governance to help build the foundation for future growth.

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Ascent Africa

We’re investing in experienced and ambitious entrepreneurs that have the courage and drive to grow a best in class enterprise and eventually set the bar for business standards in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. We are seasoned entrepreneurs with many endeavours under our belts in the East African region. <mark>When we invest in your enterprise, we’re not just infusing cash; we’re coming alongside you as a partner. This is a symbiotic relationship in the truest sense. We’re in this together.</mark> <p></p> Growing Enterprises <br> The Funds invest in entrepreneurs & enterprises with a proven track record. We’re looking for ambitious, entrepreneurial stand-out performers that are poised & ready to grow a “best in class” enterprise. <p></p> A Diverse, Experienced Team <br> The Ascent team is comprised of entrepreneurs from around the world. We have a long track record of entrepreneurial investments across Africa. We understand your drive, as well as your challenges. We’ve been there. <p></p> Expanding Opportunities <br> We have developed a wide range of entrepreneurial investments around the world, many of which were right here in East Africa. We understand the opportunities and the challenges of the entrepreneurial environment in this region

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@iLabAfrica is a Centre of Excellence in ICT Innovation and Development at Strathmore University. The centre spearheads Research and Innovation in Information Communication Technology for the Development (ICT4D) of ecosystems towards the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to contribute toward Kenya’s Vision 2030. The research center is involved in interdisciplinary research, students’ engagement, collaboration with government, industry and other funding agencies. <p></p> <mark>@iLabAfrica is highly reputed for its creative innovations and numerous projects. Through these projects, we have helped improved efficiency and effectiveness for various organisations. We have worked with various organisations and governments and developed world class solutions for them.</mark> Some of the work we have done include:- <p></p> A.GOVERNMENT <br> In improving government amenities, @iLabAfrica has developed an award winning solution, CountyPro to remedy the difficulties county governments have been facing in collecting and managing revenue collection. The system has enabled the county governments to increase their revenue collection by up to 60%. <p></p> County Pro is a Solution centered on holistic e-Governance that enables citizens to easily access county government services online. This innovation by the Strathmore Research and Consultancy Centre, allows Online application submissions, business process re-engineering, inter/intra departmental applications processing, workflow automation, electronic payments, digitized receipting and Electronic delivery of services, documents, certificates, permits and licenses. <p></p> The system is working efficiently in Kiambu, Taita Taveta and Busia counties. <p></p> B.HEALTH <br> @iLabAfrica has been intensively involved in various health projects and we have worked with various private organisations and Ministry of Health in Kenya who have made the progress of these projects a great success. The solutions have been implemented to eg. replace manual data recording of patient data and test results. <p></p> C.DATA VISUALIZATION <br> Strath­more Uni­ver­sity, through @iLabAfrica, has col­lab­or­at­ed with the Kenya National Bur­eau of Stat­ist­ics (KNBS) to make avail­able data and visu­al­iz­a­tions of key pub­lic­a­tions and select County Stat­ist­ical data. This has been made pos­sible through fund­ing from The World Bank. The data was in manual format but can now be accessed online through a portal in various formats from graphs to charts etc, which were designed by the @iLabAfrica team. <p></p> D.TECHNOLOGY <br> Our cli­ent list includes some of the largest soft­ware engin­eer­ing and tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions com­pan­ies in the world, you can rest assured that your product devel­op­ment endeavors are in good hands with @iLabA­frica We have worked with various organizations including Samsung, Kenya Law, Paulines Africa amongst others to develop various solutions for them.

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Magharibi Innovation Hub

We dream of changing the world through innovative and practical solutions that embrace human values and above all business ethics. At MIH, we incubate thoughts and we do not shy away to be crazy about ideas, but we also focus on bringing to reality the products and services of our ecosystem by simplifying the entrepreneurship skills and training thinkers. <p></p>Entrepreneurship Training <br> Innovation in itself is incomplete without imparting the necessary skills to commercialize and monetize inventions. at MIH, we partner with great industry players for knowledge transfer to enable the innovator refine and polish their business skills. <p></p> <mark>Innovation Challenges <br> MIH challenge is for novel idea generation for budding entrepreneurs and innovators who come up with solutions that change the world and above all help the government and private sector in realizing the big four agenda. We intend to focus on health, manufacturing, agriculture and Art. </mark> <p></p> Code Kids <br> Exposing Kids on the basis of coding is a sure step in revolutionizing their thought process to be great thinkers, At MIH, early stage code training to young minds prepares the next thinkers for our ecosystem, we think about a conveyer belt of next startup champions.

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Microsoft African Development Centre - Kenya

Developer Communities are an essential part of Microsoft's mission to enable people across the world to achieve more through tech. They are the de-facto homes of passionate developers and are an anchor for great ideas, innovation, and learning. ADC's presence not only acts as an anchor for developers but also provides a source of skill and talent to enable developers everywhere. <p></p> <mark>The African Development Centre provides a great source of speakers and mentors to African developer communities. The developers have experience working for Microsoft that they can seed into the communities they work with.</mark> <p></p> The Microsoft 4Afrika Volunteer Programme (My Skills) has also played a great role in bringing in expertise from across the globe to local communities.

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KOFISI Westlands

KOFISI Westlands has over 30,000 sqft of state of the art and newly renovated office facilities for multinational and local enterprise in Africa. The recent addition of a new floor to the KOFISI Westlands office portfolio has created ample room to deliver the most engaging workspace in Nairobi, with new Board Rooms and Meeting Rooms, fitted with the latest intelligent technology, including 360 degree cameras to host hybrid meetings and virtual seminars. <p></p> CO-WORKING IN WESTLANDS <br> <mark>Over 10,000 sq ft of space is dedicated to co-working for businesses in Nairobi with daily passes and weekly Memberships available. This shared workspace includes break out lounges, communal kitchens and specialist strategy rooms with high-speed wifi and the latest technology fitted throughout. KOFISI’s co-working membership are truly flexible giving you access to all our Communal workspaces and Meeting Rooms within the Centre, as well as to our other Centres in Nairobi and across Africa.</mark> <p></p> PRIVATE OFFICES IN WESTLANDS <br> KOFISI’s Private Offices in Westlands are fully furnished offering modern, spacious, turn-key desk space for teams of 4 to 20 people. With a Private Office membership, your team will be able to use over 2,000 sq ft of professional on-site business facilities and hospitality services in Westlands as well as access to our other Centres in Nairobi and across Africa – all within our simple flexible monthly contracts. Customised Offices are available for larger teams who want to tailor workspace to a specialist brief or to help their brand stand out. <p></p> MEETINGS IN WESTLANDS <br> KOFISI Westlands has a variety of spaces to hold technology-led and productive meetings from large and small rooms around the Centre. On the fifth floor our new Knowledge Room can be used as a viewing room or to host a hybrid meeting or presentation featuring all the latest interactive technology with full hospitality services. On the seventh floor, our large Board Room opens out onto the Rooftop Cafe to create a unique space for unforgettable events, overlooking the Nairobi skyline.

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Land Accelerator Africa

In 2018, World Resources Institute (WRI) launched the Land Accelerator Africa, the world’s first training and mentorship program targeted specifically toward businesses that restore degraded forests, farmland and pasture. To support the AFR100 Initiative’s goal of restoring 100 million hectares of land by 2030, the Land Accelerator provides entrepreneurs across Africa with mentorship and networking opportunities, technical training and workshops to build up their storytelling and pitching skills. <p></p> Participants leave the program more empowered to connect with potential investors so that they can take their business to the next stage of growth. The program has attracted nearly 1,400 applicants in Africa since 2018, and its 104 alumni from 34 countries report that they have created 11,200 jobs, worked with 56,000 farmers and restored 127,000 hectares. <p></p>What does the program look like? In 2021, WRI and our partners at AFR100 and Fledge took a novel approach to the Land Accelerator Africa. We expanded the size of our cohort to the top 100 entrepreneurs from across the continent to join us for an all-virtual business accelerator. Restoration entrepreneurs were invited to apply from all sub-Saharan African countries, free of charge. <p></p> The Top 100 benefited from: <mark> <br> - 3 months of exclusive weekly trainings from experts. <br> - 3 months of access to Fledge’s online lessons for start-ups. <br> - Templates to create content to help your business thrive. <br> - Weekly office hours with mentors who will lend their expertise. <br> - Weekly networking sessions to speak with and learn from other entrepreneurs in your cohort. </mark> <p></p> By the end of the program, entrepreneurs accessed the trainings and tools that they needed to complete: <br> - A compelling one-minute pitch to hook investors, customers and potential partners. <br> - A 10 to 12 slide pitch deck targeted toward investors. <br> - An environmental indicator measurement, management and marketing plan. <br> - A three- to five-year financial model to visualize their growth projections and to identify capital needs. <br> - Increased confidence in their business’s mission and operations. <p></p> The top 100 entrepreneurs also had the opportunity to apply for a Land Accelerator investment pack, which an expert panel awarded to the top entrepreneurs. <p></p> Recipients of the investment packs benefited from: <br> - An innovation grant of $5,000 or more. <br> - A coaching meeting with a Land Accelerator organizer to develop an investment and innovation grant plan. <br> - A 90-minute group session with members of the Land Accelerator mentor network, who provided tailored feedback. <br> - A one-on-one call with a Land Accelerator mentor to provide feedback and a thorough review of all the materials submitted throughout the program. <br> - The opportunity to present a three-minute business pitch at the virtual Land Accelerator Impact Days, a two-day event that brings together the awardees and investors from across the continent. <br> - The opportunity to meet fellow entrepreneurs in-person for a week-long bootcamp in Nairobi, Kenya and learn from both leading entrepreneurs and trainers.

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Africa Transformative Mobility Accelerator

The increase in urban population in African cities has resulted to diversification and an upsurge in transport needs. Both public transport and private car use have drastically risen resulting to road congestion and air pollution. This nonetheless, <mark>provides a huge opportunity to provide transformative urban mobility solutions that can offer more travel options, reduce the travel time, cost and risk, and provide comfort for its users.</mark> <p></p> Africa Transformative Mobility Accelerator (ATMA) admitted 8 startups for the 2020/2021 cohort. The priority countries were Kenya and Uganda. Through a competitive process, the program aimed to admit transformative, practical, well researched and possibly tested solutions to urban mobility challenges in African Cities. <p></p> During the six-month acceleration period, the startups will benefit in several ways, including but not limited to: <br> - Participate in four startup immersion trips in East Africa (Kenya and Uganda for the 2020/2021 cohort) <br> - Receive coaching and mentorship from local and international mobility and enterprise development experts <br> - Network with mobility stakeholders, practitioners and enthusiasts in four separate sessions that will be organized in Nairobi and Kampala between November 2020 and March 2021 <br> - Attend a series of planned seminars that will be facilitated by subject matter experts in relevant topics such as mobility; value proposition design & problem solution fit; business modeling & product/service market fit; customer acquisition; financial modeling and investor relations <br> - Pitch their solutions to a selected and curated pool of investors during the Africa Transformative Mobility Summit on 28th May 2021 in Nairobi, Kenya <br> - Receive a grant of up to $25,000 for the top startups during the mobility summit on 28th May 2021

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Antler is a global early-stage VC enabling and investing in exceptional entrepreneurs. In Nairobi’s vibrant startup hub, we bring together entrepreneurs from all backgrounds to build defining companies of tomorrow. <mark>We work with individual founders with strong business and technical backgrounds and early-stage startups leveraging tech to tackle deep, relevant, and ambitious problem statements in Africa.</mark> <p></p> For solo founders - Antler’s platform helps you find the right co-founder, validate your ideas, pitch for investment, access $350k+ in top-tier tech platform credits, and rapidly grow your startup to the point that normally takes years to achieve. <p></p> For existing startups - Antler’s platform offers the opportunity to pitch for an investment in your current round, access to our global network of founders and advisors, and support in raising subsequent rounds.

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Shiriki House Nairobi

At Shiriki house we believe in community and we endeavor to create an environment that promotes networking, partnerships and collaboration on projects among our members. <p></p> <mark>Shiriki House offers light, dynamic and friendly office spaces that provide for an effective and corporate working environment, and create space for exchange of ideas and opportunities between individuals, organizations and businesses engaged in people and business centered, socially and environmentally responsible development.</mark>

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Computer Pride

Established in 1990, Computer Pride Ltd is one of the leading computer firms that have a centre that is specialized in providing training services on Information Technology. The company has also singled out itself as providers of up to date and thorough Total IT Solution. <p></p> Programming Courses <mark><br> - Development ASP.NET 4.5 MVC Web Applications <br> - Oracle Java Programming SE Fundamentals <br> - Python Programming <br> - Web design and development using HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL and JavaScript </mark>

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The Baobab Network

Based in Nairobi, The Baobab Network is Africa’s leading start-up accelerator, providing early stage technology companies across the African continent with funding, support and a global, platform to scale their businesses. <p></p> We run a world-class accelerator programme supporting Africa’s boldest innovators to scale homegrown solutions. <p></p> <mark>Our accelerator programme is designed to give you the funding and platform you need to take your company global.</mark> <p></p> We offer start-ups $25,000 USD in funding and a 3-month cohort program including personalised two-week consultation sessions with tailored support, in exchange for 10% equity. Our ventures team, work with our portfolio to accelerate growth, build capacity and unlock the next stages of funding to help companies scale.

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Catalyst Fund Nairobi

Catalyst Fund is an accelerator that supports inclusive tech innovators in emerging markets. We support impact companies offering accessible, affordable and appropriate solutions, designed for underserved individuals and micro and small enterprises, and accelerate the local ecosystems around them. <p></p> <mark>We offer bespoke venture building support, embedding our experts into the startup teams, to help them better understand their customers’ needs and preferences and gain their trust, develop robust technology foundations, reach product-market fit, communicate more effectively with their clients, raise investment and connect with partners who can help them scale. </mark> <p></p> We leverage global expertise and local knowledge to craft and scale solutions, and catalyze innovation ecosystems, partnering with leading public, private and philanthropic organizations, for a more inclusive and sustainable planet.

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AfricaWorks Nairobi

Based in Westlands – the region’s commercial hub, this space prides itself in providing excellent office facilities and services, with a view of the skyline of Nairobi. <p></p> <p></p> Our mission is to unlock Africa’s business potential by providing high-quality office and coworking space solutions in cities across Africa including Abidjan, Accra, Cape Town, Dakar, Dar Es Salaam, Lagos, Lusaka and Nairobi and in turn creating vibrant and successful business communities across the continent. <p></p> Connect<br> <mark>AfricaWorks encourages the free flow of ideas to create a vibrant Pan-African community that grows together. Our community is made up of 2,000+ self-driven entrepreneurs/founders, C-Level executives, independent freelancers and creative artists from every industry imaginable across the continent.</mark> <p></p>Grow<br> Since we launched in 2019, we have recorded tremendous growth and helped a number of Africa’s best businesses grow under OneRoof®. We are ambitious for continued growth, and we do this by working with the best minds to provide new age thinking & solutions that address the continent’s potential. <p></p>Succeed<br> We are committed to your success, and we strive to share your success with our AfricaWorks Pan-African community. If you're looking to scale your business to the next level, our flexible spaces guarantee your success and growth under OneRoof ®

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STEM Impact Center

The STEM Impact Center Kenya is a mobile tinkering lab that provides creative space and resources for learners and educators to explore science, technologies, mathematics, engineering, and mathematics STEM) creative coding and physical computing. <p></p> What We Do <p></p> Student Program's <br> We engage students in tinkering in creative coding and robotics activities at all age groups and levels of education Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) tinkering activities. <p></p>Teacher Program's <br> We engage teachers in processional development to enhance ICT integration in the classroom and to be able to support students in creative thinking, problem solving ideation and innovations. <p></p>Project Implementation <br> We collaborate with different organizations, NGO`s private institutions and education stakeholders ie Ministry of Education among others to implement projects in STEM throughout East Africa region. <mark><p></p>Tech Prototyping <br> Do you have an idea or innovation collaborate with our diverse team of experts to design and develop prototype projects.</mark> <p></p>Tinkering Labs <br> We offer creative space for anyone to explore STEM activities, organize hackathons and competitions. <p></p>STEM Equipment Lending <br> Do you require equipment for your class? We equips our partner teachers with classroom kits of ready to use, hands on resources for teaching engaging lessons in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

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Our main goal is to offer technology trainings with a focus on hands-on skills that are industry driven. We provide students with <mark>technical skills that enable them to secure employment or become self employed, integrate academics with critical thinking and problem solving skills, that develops the qualities and attitudes in order to promote successful and continuous innovation.</mark> <p></p> We are nationally recognized for providing a state-of-the-art learning environment in a wide spectrum of applied technology fields. Our programs include University Boot Camps, High Schools Trainings, Corporate Trainings, Mobile Software Development Programs, Data Science, IBM Certifications, Cyber Security and USSD. Modcom Institute was founded in 2016, we have offered skills based trainings and professionals courses to over 5,210 students and secured key partnerships with leading firms such as Google, Safaricom, IBM etc.

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Inceptor is the leading Innovation Centre in Africa offering Tech-Solutions & Training in Software Development, Mobile App Development, Digital Marketing, Graphic Design & Cybersecurity among other tech-skills programs. <p></p> Our Goal is solving the global tech-talent shortage by identifying the untapped brilliant talents; exposing them to learning opportunities at an elite level and placing them to work with partner companies looking for these talents as part of their team. <p></p> Inceptor helps businesses around the world to build remote teams quickly and cost-effectively through management of tech-solutions for companies in need of these talents to fulfill their growth needs. <p></p> Our headquarters is in Kenya with technologists in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda & Egypt. <p></p> What we do <mark> <br> - Live-project Training: We offer fully practical, personalized and objective-driven training aimed at equipping learners with competitive professional skills to advance in their career and perform at world class level.</mark> <br> - Placement: Through our placement program, over 75% of our students are absorbed by partner companies in need of professionals with these rare tech-skills talent to work with them. <br> - Mentorship: Luckily, our instructors are experienced technology experts already working in the industry. Through our Incubation Program, we help our students reach their full human potential by achieving their goals through training and supporting them to understanding and benefiting from opportunities in the technology space. <p></p> Why join us <p></p> By joining an Inceptor, you become part of our Tech Professional Community who collaborates with other professionals in learning, sharing of knowledge and giving value to the community; <br> - Objective Training. We offer goal-driven training based on a goal, passion and interest. <br> - Our training is skill-based, 100% hands-on practical & on Live-projects. <br> - Placement. We help in linking up qualified tech professionals to partner companies in need of these technologists. <br> - We have a tech incubation program for the students to work on live projects or clients’ gigs under our mentorship. <br> - We help our students in profiling & promoting their tech-skills talents. <br> - Seasoned trainers – Training by instructors who are experts already in the industry.

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eMobilis seeks to empower and upskill young people with ICT, Software Development, Data Science, Online Work and Digital Skills that <mark>enable them to thrive in the future of work and to put Kenya on the map for innovation and talent.</mark> <p></p> The mission of eMobilis is to create opportunities for African youth by training them on digital, software and other technologies that prepare them for the future of work by equipping them with marketable, industry driven skills. <p></p> Our goal is to ensure that our talented youth are available and trained in order to meet the growing opportunities and needs of the ICT Industry in Africa. <p></p> We also envision an explosion of technology innovation and the creation of successful tech ventures by local developers from across the country with a zeal for changing the world through harnessing the power of their technology training for social good.

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Institute of Software Technologies

We are a fully-fledged Kenyan Institution registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Technology (MOHEST), to provide Technical, Industrial, Vocational, and Entrepreneurship Training (TIVET). <mark>We offer courses in HTML/CSS.Java Programming For Beginners. Javascript programming. C++ Programming. Python Programming Advanced. Java Programming Advanced. Python Programming For Beginners. Web Development Advanced. Web Development For Beginners and more</mark>

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DOT Kenya

DOT Kenya is committed to creating a world shaped by young social innovators who have the tools, knowledge, and networks to create opportunities and transform their own communities. <mark>We support youth to become innovators and leaders, and to create and apply digital solutions that have positive impact in their communities. </mark> We work with youth, the private sector, governments, and community-based organizations towards a collaborative vision of communities shaped by daring social innovators.

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Digi Kids

digikids is Kenya’s leading STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education institute providing tailored coding programs for kids aged 6 to 17 years of age. Our classes comprise weekend coding classes, holiday coding bootcamps, and STEM workshops. <p></p> <mark>The digikids curriculum empowers students to develop programming skills, computational thinking, and a creative mind-set to become creators with technology.</mark> We ask our students two basic questions: How do you want to contribute to the World, to Humanity, when you grow up?What problem(s) would you like to solve?

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Tech Camp Kenya

We are a Technology company with a mission to build and develop skills of our technology enthusiaists by providing One-On-One Training and exclusive content through our structured learning bootcamps. <mark>Your exposure to the latest technological trends will greatly determine your success in the industry you are in.The aim of our Program is to shorten the gap between you and IT.</mark>

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Lattice Community

The heart of the Lattice Community is real shared purpose & values, connections & collaborations. The membership will include consultants, freelancers, startups, professionals, all working in Africa, for Africa and aiming to provide new age thinking & solutions that address the continent’s potential. <p></p><mark>Members of our community are focused on being the best through continuous learning & growth. Lattice Community will provide a unique platform that aims to foster real linkages with one another, real business support & real growth.</mark>

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EldoHub is an education, innovation and technology organization targeting youth and women, with an aim of <mark>preparing them to benefit from the opportunities the emerging ICT industry offers and close the skills gap in Africa’s job market.</mark> We provide STEM education, job matching and digital work. We also run entrepreneurship development programs for them, as well as incubate startups to bring their ideas to life. <p></p> Eldohub responds to these barriers to decent employment which includes availability of skilled employees among the youth and demand by businesses to hire. We do so by </mark>supporting Young Tech Professionals to gain practical work experience and launch careers in the technology sector through job placement, training on Digital Leadership, soft skills and 1:1 mentorship by experienced professionals from the tech industry.</mark> We work with businesses and Young Tech Professionals to ensure they are mutually getting value, i.e. the business benefits from the tech talent support while the young tech professional gains from relevant skills and decent work.

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Nakuru Box is a new premier Co-Working space in Nakuru Town that provides a serene, sophisticated and upmarket premise where entrepreneurs, freelancers, and startups can share a collaborative environment to drive success in their businesses. <p></p><mark>Our goal is to harness the potential of entrepreneurship among upcoming startups through the right environment, skills and network. To impact at least 100 entrepreneurs yearly to innovate workable and scalable solutions in the economy.</mark?

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SwahiliPot Hub

Swahilipot Hub Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Mombasa that focuses on inspiring and developing upcoming innovative technology ideas and art through networking, technical training, support, professional mentoring and coaching. <p></p> Swahiliopt Hub registered as a Foundation in Mombasa was started in 2016 working with Techies and Artists with the aim of enabling them to develop themselves and reinvesting positive growth by <mark>creating an appropriate environment for youth on the Kenyan coast to build sustainable solutions of the highest calibre around challenges in the community.</mark> <p></p> Swahilipot hub has achieved this through interventions such as training, mentorship and coaching and programs like Pwani Innovation Week that promotes innovation ecosystem in the coastal region. <p></p> Our aim is to inspire innovators, policy makers, funders, corporations, researchers, and other players to <mark>take risks on new ideas and trends, collaborate across sectors, and transform the Kenyan Coastal region through the scaling of innovation. </mark>

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The Werks

Our Lavington location gives our community members the opportunity to work in an open environment with like-minded individuals. <mark>The location offers more than 3 acres of garden space, allowing members the option of enjoying the outdoors as they work while still being in a work environment.</mark> The location offers a range of amenities giving each member a holistic experience.

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As GrowthAfrica, We are growth frontiers. We focus on growing successful enterprises business acceleration, strategic advice and access to investments. <p></p> We are the business runway to success <mark>for local businesses seeking a platform for their business take-off and for international companies in need of a market landing space and growth hub.</mark> <p></p> Entrepreneurs are at the centre of our attention and focus. The success of the entrepreneurs we work with is the best showcase of what we do and are achieving with and for our ventures. We deliver business growth that turns entrepreneurial ventures into successful, profitable companies. The aim is to create jobs and economic progress.

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Gretsa University

Computers have become important and powerful tools in collecting, recording, managing and distributing critical essential masses of information in the world today. <mark>The aim of this programme is to produce a computing science graduate who has competitive technical information technology and communication (ICT) skills necessary and vital in all business environments.</mark> <p></p> Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree programme, the graduate will have acquired diverse information technology knowledge and will be able to demonstrate the ability to apply information technology and communication skills to support, corporate, personal and social work, develop and implement reliable software solutions with proper technical documentation in line with the economic pillar of Kenya Vision 2030

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Pioneer International University

The School of Information and Communication Technology is a remarkable educational environment for talented students to gain current academic experience through the accredited Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program and up-to-date courses that are responsive to rapid changes in technology, industry, employer needs and the changes in the national economic priorities. <p></p> Technological innovations are in demand in many different fields and occupations. <mark>New ideas and creative skills are needed to make those fields more effective, efficient, and able to cope with the accelerating changes in society.</mark> This is what you get at Pioneer International University, School of Information and Communication Technology.

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Taita Taveta University

The Informatics and Computing Department aims at producing top notch scholars and practitioners to offer competitive leadership in all aspects of Informatics and Communication Technology and Geo-informatics for the national and international marketplace. We cultivate positive attitude towards computing and its dynamics in a view to produce graduates capable of adapting to the dynamic trends of global markets while upholding the Taita Taveta University’s core values, embraced within our academic programs. <mark>Our Mission is to produce leaders and professionals in computing, Geo-informatics for advancing science and entrepreneurship for enhancing socio-economic and sustainable development.</mark>

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Zetech University

This programme offers skills in use of technology to manage and support business related computer systems. The courses offers <mark>career-based training for the development of business information technology systems using varied programming techniques, and software and hardware configurations.</mark> This course is aimed at bridging the existing knowledge gap in organisational data storage, business continuity, disaster recovery, security, business analytics and optimisation and enterprise architecture. <p></p> Learning Outcomes <br> - Plan and implement computer applications in IT industry. <br>- Use Information Technology effectively in the work environment to analyse, identify and define organisation requirements and opportunities. <br> - Design, install and manage computer networked systems. <br> - Analyse the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal and policy issues.

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Technical University of Kenya

Welcome to the School of Computing and Information Technologies (SCIT) at The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K). The School of Computing offers market driven academic programs from certificate to PhD level with an objective to <mark>transform our students to responsible graduates who are problem solvers in the society.</mark> The school is one of the fastest growing schools in TU-K attracting learners who come either fresh from High schools or those already with a background from other disciplines who have a passion for “ICT”. We are committed to offering our students and stakeholders excellent customer service, excellent teaching using impactful approaches and methodologies such as case based teaching and problem based learning. Moreover, <mark>we expose the learners to the latest technologies. In close collaboration with the industry partners, our students get inducted to the real world of IT projects while still on campus.</mark> True to TU-K’s philosophy of developing holistic graduates with requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes for the real world of work, the school of computing has a tradition of focusing on skills development based on sound theoretical underpinnings and exhibited through demonstration of skills in the studied fields.

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United States International University Africa

The Computing department at USIU-Africa offers a range of academic qualifications and courses to undergraduate and graduate students. The courses are designed to <mark>prepare students for both technical and managerial careers.</mark> The department also offers internationally and industry recognized, professional Certification Programs based on IBM, CISCO, EC-Council, LPI and Microsoft technologies. <p></p> Our programs boast of a small faculty to student ratio and thus students receive personal attention from the faculty and the academic staff. Our programs prepare students to enter the job market having completed extensive practical project work using a variety of system development tools to develop commercial applications. <p></p> The department has a very innovative faculty and technical staff who well updated in their fields. Our faculty is actively involved in interdisciplinary research and collaborations. Currently, the department has research projects funded by the National Research Foundation, USAID, and Internal University Funding. <p></p> The Computing department also provides its students a competitive edge through its apprenticeship program, the AppFactory and Student Clubs. <mark>At the AppFactory the students work with senior software technicians to allow them develop essential workplace skills and the ability to design and implement modern software solutions.</mark> Students are encouraged to join the two professional student clubs in the department: The IT Club and Student Google Developer Student Club.

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Strathmore University

The Strathmore University Bachelor of Science in Informatics and Computer Science degree prepares candidates to become specialists in both Informatics and Computer Science. <mark>They are able to tackle area of informatics such as big data analytics and health informatics at the same time specializing in other areas of Computer science from its theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge developments in computer vision, intelligent systems and other emerging areas in computing.</mark> <p></p> The degree has been developed in response to employer demand for people who have deep technical programming and theoretical computer science knowledge for design of complex systems in the current rapidly expanding knowledge-based society. <p></p> Informatics and Computer Science graduates can design and implement software or devise new ways to use computers or develop effective ways to solve computing problems.

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Sote Hub

The first incubator in rural Kenya, providing an open space for young innovators & startups to develop their creative genius working on local solutions. <p></p> Using digital technology, Sote Hub trains rural youth in Taita Taveta, Kwale (and Coastal region) often marginalized with less opportunities for career progression or technology) on jobs, career preparedness; support them establish startups where they create products/services and test with real customers. <p></p> <mark>Sote Hub Incubation Programme enhances business ventures empowering young entrepreneurs to gain traction and revenue, access to funding and partners, critical tools and ongoing mentorship.</mark> Over the last four years, the program has graduated 40 startups and job/internship matching opportunities to 700 youth. <p></p> UNDP reports that the Kenyan unemployment rate in 2017 is 40%. The highest in the East Africa region. However, the chances of youth to get formal employment are even slimmer. Only around 10% of the newly created jobs are in the formal sector. <p></p> Sote Hub today provides an open space for young innovators and startups to design market solutions to local challenges.

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Mt Kenya Hub

MHUB is a convention and interaction place where everybody interested in innovation get to Research, Share, Invent and Innovate the world. <p></p> What we offer <p></p> Coworking Space <br> Work stations to fit the need of Start Ups. Dedicated work stations with all basic amenities and a vibrant community to interact with <p></p> Hot Desk <br> In this beautiful, open space there are no dedicated desks <p></p> Startup Incubation <br> <mark>Our goal is to provide support to entrepreneurs to help them grow & scale their business.</mark> <p></p> Pitch Breakfast <br> We profile possible investors and link them to innovations in the hub through a common platform “MHUB Pitch Breakfast”

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Kiriri Women's University of Science and Technology

The department is committed to supporting the mission and vision of Kiriri Womens University with an emphasis on enriching the great minds of the ladies and women pursuing a course in technology. Furthermore, to develop and nurture their leadership qualities as we impart knowledge and refine their skills which are essential in the current job market. This is realised through excellent classroom instruction, mentorship as well as directed guidance and counselling. <p></p> In the department, we are currently offering three undergraduate programmes. Students in the Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science <mark>acquire fundamental skills that are applicable to organisations in this dynamic market coupled with the technical aspects that support their careers.</mark> The Diploma in ICT develops students’ interest in technology and fosters their information in the IT industry as well as giving them the knowledge that they can apply in the industry. The Certificate in ICT is designed for the students seeking to acquire the fundamental IT knowledge and skills that can be useful in jumpstarting their careers in this diverse field.

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Mount Kenya University

The School of Computing and Informatics gives learners the opportunity to undertake programs in the field of Information Technology, Informatics and Knowledge Management. The school offers various postgraduate and undergraduate programs that are well packaged to give learners the necessary skills to enable students compete favorably in the Job Market. <p></p> The school currently has collaborations with IBM, Oracle and jointly <mark>offers a variety of highly competitive programs in order to give learners the necessary skills that are needed in the market in the fast changing ICT market.</mark> <p></p> Vision <br> To be an innovative school that brings high quality computing and Informatics education at the doorsteps of learners with learner-centric approach exploiting the science of computing and information platforms. <p></p> Mission <br> To provide access to higher educational opportunities in computing and Informatics programmes that will enable learners to develop theoretical, practical, and ethical skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide valuable and creative, innovative and resourceful contribution to society.

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Machakos University

The school endeavors to fulfill its mission of providing scholarly engineering education through quality training, research, consultancy and innovation, and community service for industrial and socio-economic transformation of our communities. <p></p> The Computing and Information Technology (CIT) department meets and resolves the large challenges of our time: ICT hardware and software for reduced energy consumption in our society, better survey of our climate, faster communication between people, improved security and privacy, more efficient internet, Artificial intelligence and improved health care. <mark>Through the dedicated efforts of the faculty and students, we have continued to produce highly competitive graduates who continue to make an exceptional contribution to the industry.</mark>

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Murang'a University of Technology

The School of Computing and Information and Technology prides itself on offering a variety of industry relevant courses in the areas of computer science and information technology. We place a strong emphasis on practicum and industry links to ensure our programs remain agile and relevant. In a fast paced and rapidly changing industry you can rest assured that your degree from Murang’a University of Technology is future-proof. <p></p> Our academic programmes are designed to <mark>develop core competencies, our students will be exposed to the many facets of computing & IT and gain specialty in; computing science, software engineering, database design, networking, computer security & forensics and more. You’ll get to do what you love in a fast-paced, innovative industry that values forward-thinking professionals</mark>. <p></p> The School offers several courses and different programs that can be completed both full and part-time

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Kirinyaga University

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are the major drivers of the Fourth industrial revolution which is radically transforming the structures of employment models and management techniques/strategies in almost all the sectors across the globe. It is evident that the speed of the current digital/technological breakthroughs has no historical match. Compared with the previous industrial revolutions, the emerging revolution is evolving at an exponential speed, shaking up almost every sector in the entire world and thus warranting paradigm shift in the entire systems of production (education and training), governance and management. <p></p> In response to this, <mark>the School has launched programmes with a focus to producing an innovative and creative graduate, adaptive to the changing trends/needs of the society.</mark> <p></p> Vision<br> To be a leading University in quality training, strategic research, innovation and technology development and transfer. <p></p>Mission<br> <mark>To train and develop human resources equipped with innovative skills to inspire enterprise in the disciplines of engineering, science, health and technology, to meet the demands of a dynamic world.</mark>

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Meru University of Science and Technology

Our vision is to be a School of excellence in Information Technology, Computer Science, Research and Innovation, driven by quality in everything we do. <p></p> Access to the KENET virtual laboratory means that lecturers can now provide hands-on training to students on routing and switching laboratory remotely from our campus network. <mark>The KENET laboratory will enable the faculty and students access virtualized machines where they can practice skills like Linux/ Unix, Matlab, Windows Operating Systems</mark> among many others. Teaching staff at the School successfully completed Trainer of Trainers (ToT) Competency Based Education and Training (CBET) course by TVET Curriculum Development, Assessment and Certification Council (TVET-CDACC). Other skills learnt include Training needs assessment, development of occupational standards, Competency based assessment and certification, and competency based curriculum design, development and review.

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African Leadership Accelerator (ALX)

ALX is a career accelerator for young professionals that prepares and help them launch careers of impact. <mark>Gain the skills, experience and relationships that keep you ahead of the curve.</mark> <p></p>Our programmes are designed to provide you with in-demand technology skills for the careers that power the world. <p></p>With ALX’s best-in-class training, and our commitment to lifelong learning, we’ve created an unrivaled opportunity to prepare, launch and grow your career. Companies across the globe will continue to face crucial talent gaps over the next decade.<p></p> <mark>ALX focuses on the in-demand, technology careers that support the kinds of digital transformation employers are required to make now and in the future.</mark>

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Zalego Academy

Our work in Africa is focused on transferring knowledge and skills to meet current and future tech industry demand. Strong partnerships with industry for work experience, attachment, and job placement for our graduates. We are a preferred tech recruitment partner for 15 corporations in Kenya, and rapidly growing this network. Partnerships with over 300 schools and 12 universities in Kenya where we recruit new students <p></p> What we offer <br> There are courses under four core programs that are run under the umbrella of Capacity Building, which serve as the main platforms for discovering and nurturing talent, which is then channeled to industry through mentorship programs, job placement and hopefully in the near future, seed funding into business ideas. <p></p> Our Impact <br> Our work in Africa is <mark>focused on transferring knowledge and skills to meet current and future tech industry demand.</mark> Strong partnerships with industry for work experience, attachment, and job placement for our graduates. We are a preferred tech

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Moringa School

Moringa School is a multi-disciplinary learning-accelerator committed to closing the skills gap in Africa’s job market by providing transformative tech-based learning. Our curriculum is industry specific and blends technical education with life skill development and practical experience. We promote excellence and a strong sense of community whilst delivering accelerated learning programs. Ultimately, we seek to unlock a learner’s potential and help them build futures with greater confidence, capability and possibility. <p></p> We understand the investment of time and money that learners and their families put into education and the critical importance of gaining tangible growth and development during the time that is spent at a learning institution. <mark>Students want to be able to pursue their passion and ensure they achieve the necessary professional and personal skills from their chosen course.</mark> <p></p> Moringa School has helped over 3000 young people kick-start their tech careers since 2015. Employers who hire our graduates come back from more and over 80% of our past students tell their acquaintances, friends, and family to join. <p></p> Why Our Learning Model Works <br> Aside from the reasons highlighted above, our blended learning methodology works because of the following: <br>1. Location flexibility; you can access the course content anytime, anywhere. <br>2. Better ability to manage your stress and workload by learning at your own pace through our online system. <br>3. More effective interaction between instructors and students. <br>4. Hands-on, experiential learning, which leads to a deeper, more long-lasting grasp of key concepts. <br>5. Supportive community where students support each other and bond through their shared experiences. <br>6. Gain self-confidence by immersing in a community that fosters the value of proactive participation. <p></p> Our Graduate Support Program <br> Our Graduate Support Program provides all job-seeking alumni with a platform to engage with and learn from more than 80 potential employer partners. The program is made available to all alumni for up to 6 months post-graduation; a period in which they actively participate in coaching sessions and recruitment drives organized by us; in addition to mock-interview training that make them better equipped for their job searching journey.

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Ubunifu College

Ubunifu College is Premium school of Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Robotics & Blockchain. <p></p> Learning & Product development <br> Pick the pathway which fits your idea/Interest. During your time at the college, you wil be taught and at the same time you will be building your product <p></p> Startup School <be> <mark>While building your product, you will also be taught how to turn your idea into a company and building a unique business model around it. </mark> <p></p> Startup Launch & Incubation <br> After your course, your product will be ready for launch. This is where we will incubate your startup and provide you with resources for at least 6 months

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Zindua School

Learn to code. Launch your career in tech with Zindua School. Learn Software Development or Data Science in 3 to 9 months. You can defer up to 80% of your tuition fees to an income-share agreement. <p></p> Zindua (previously Chaptr Bootcamps) happens to be the first coding school in Kenya to offer <mark>income-share agreements for anyone seeking to learn Data Science or Web Development.</mark>Through their income-share agreements, you pay only what you can afford, learn first and pay the rest once you are earning. Their programs are entirely virtual (so you have no excuse regardless of where in Kenya you are) and they combine both curated content and live workshops by expert technical mentors. <p></p> Data Science <br> <mark>Learn all the fundamentals of programming, data analysis, data visualisation, machine learning, and big data engineering with Python and SQL.</mark> <p></p> Software Dev <br> <mark>Learn all the fundamentals of programming, frontend web dev, backend web dev, and systems engineering with Python & Django and JavaScript & React.</mark>

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Multimedia University of Kenya

Currently, we offer four distinctive undergraduate programmes, that is, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology, Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. In addition as from may 2017, we have launched two masters programmes namely; MSc in Information Technology and MSc in Computer Science. <p></p> In response to our customer demand we run diploma programmes to cater for school leavers namely; Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), International Diploma in Computer Studies (IDCS), International Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies (IADCS) to prepare them for more advanced training in IT. For the professional track we offer Cisco Academy programme (Level 1-4) and the International Driving License (ICDL). <p></p> <mark>These programmes are taught by highly qualified and experienced academic staff that are very committed to academic excellence. The programmes are constantly reviewed to reflect the rapidly changing demands in the ICT industry.</mark> <p></p> Through the dedicated efforts of the faculty and students, we have continued to produce highly competitive graduates who continue to make exceptional contribution to the ICT industry. It is most likely that you will find our alumni in many credible organizations. <p></p> The faculty is progressing towards becoming an international leader in ICT research and innovation. To achieve this, the faculty has taken measures to create a conducive environment by setting up the state of art training laboratories and the Information Access Centre. <p></p> This publication has been prepared to provide you, our clients, a comprehensive idea of the courses on offer at postgraduate, undergraduate and skill development levels. Finally, I hope that the learning experience that our esteemed clients obtain from the faculty and the university will be one to cherish dearly.

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Africa Nazarene University

The CIT department focuses on creating an environment of Innovation, where students and faculty get a platform to practice and demonstrate incredible problem solving abilities for various issues within our society. The department has highly skilled faculty members on various areas in ICT, who provide one on one attention to students within the class rooms, practical lab work and in the implementation of real life solutions using ICT. <mark>The department aims to produce highly competent and disciplined students, who are skilled in specific areas of ICT such as Computer Programming, Mobile Programming, Web Development, Databases, Systems Architecture, Network Engineers</mark>, among others. This is achieved by providing areas of concentrations that address the specific areas in our programs. Besides the normal course curriculum, the department organizes short courses in the form of Bootcamps to train students on new technologies and trends in ICT. Most of these short courses are sponsored by our partners and therefore availed for free to the students. <p></p> Every year, the department runs an annual Design Thinking workshop themed ‘Impact Week’ in collaboration with our partners from Kirche in Aktion – Germany. The focus is to develops practical solutions for sustainable development through innovation. Through this event, leading Design Thinking coaches from SAP, Lufthansa, Volvo, among other leading organizations in Germany, Australia, and Switzerland. </p></p> The CIT department has formed strong partnerships with local and international companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Dell EMC, Seven Seas, among others to ensure that students are exposed to global technologies, enabling them to experience a world-class ICT training, and have access to global career opportunities. Our alumni have excelled as entrepreneurs in the business and IT sector, as well as in the corporate sector, both locally and internationally. <p></p? The Innovation Center hosted by the CIT department <mark>enables students to develop innovations in a guided and professional way. The students are given local and international mentors for their ideas and support in marketing their ideas and selling them to the local and international markets.</mark>

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South Eastern Kenya University

The department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is a leading centre of excellence in research and development. The department has launched a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science programme <mark>which aims at providing students with a solid understanding of the underlying technologies upon which software solutions are built.</mark> <p></p>The programme ensures graduates have the knowledge needed to continually grow as technology evolves and provide a basis for success in any computer science career the student chooses to pursue. The department has skilled staff and boasts of a state of the art computer laboratory.

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Kayana is a community of female entrepreneurs of abundance that come together to move their businesses from ideation to start up. <mark>Typically the businesses will be run from their homes or online, and the founders are looking at the next step of growth, but may not have the know-how or courage to do so. </mark>

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Chuka University

The mission of the Faculty of Science Engineering & Technology (FSET) is to generate, transmit and preserve quality knowledge by promoting independent and interactive learning and a scientific inquiry in culture and striving for diverse national and global development in pure and applied research in sciences and technology, while seeking to integrate these perspectives. This is in line with the university’s vision and mission as elaborated in the strategic plan <p></p> The objectives of the Faculty are: <br> - <mark>Provide relevant quality higher education, training, research and extension to enable graduates contributes to sustainable national and global development agenda.</mark> <br>- Generate and share research findings with users to solve societal and environmental problems to improve quality of life. <br>- To provide a conducive environment for learning and enhance efficiency of operations in the faculty. <br>- Strengthen faculty governance and prudent management of financial and human resources to maximize productivity to satisfy customers and stakeholders requirements. <br>- Establish mutually beneficial partnerships to provide opportunities and innovative ideas for sustainable study, research, outreach, and infrastructure development.

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Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

The School of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) produces high skilled graduates who play a significant role in the Kenyan and Global economy. The School seeks to significantly enhance and expand the visibility of Computing Technology innovative solutions to national and global audience. The School will provide the appropriate environment to ensure that the highest professional standards are achieved and maintained. <p></p> Vision <br> <mark>To provide innovative and high quality computing and Informatics education at the doorsteps of learners with learner-centric approach exploiting the science of computing and information platforms.</mark> <p></p> Mission <br> To provide access to higher educational opportunities in Computing Technology programmes that will enable learners to develop theoretical, practical, and ethical skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide valuable and creative, innovative and resourceful contribution to society.

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Nairobi Game Development Center

Nairobi GDC is a community-focused co-working space for game developers in Nairobi. <p></p> Whether you are an established studio looking for your new home, an indie developer looking for a place to hang or someone who’s <mark>just curious about the craft of making games, Nairobi Game Development Center is the place for you!</mark> <p></p> Our Amenities <br> Nairobi GDC offers flexible co-working solutions and offices for teams and studios as well as a community lunch area and event space, meeting rooms and even a sauna! We’ll also be providing game development specific functions like a game room, sound studio, focus testing, VR lab and more. <p></p> What We Offer <br> We want everyone who identifies as a game developer or who just wants to be part of our community to be able to use Nairobi Game Development Center as their workspace. Here you can do what you love together with people who love what you do, learn new things and make new friends from the awesome game development community.

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Technical University of Mombasa

The Institute of Computing and Informatics (ICI) in Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) is a Teaching, Research and Extension division at the level of a school. The Institute is composed of three sections namely: Information Technology, Computer Science, and Information Systems.<p></p> <mark>The programmes offered respond to the demands of regional, national and global industry priorities in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).</mark> <p></p> The Institute courses are a major enabler to the socio-economic change in the region through the application of ICT technologies. We also endeavor to integrate education and research programmes into a unified system, providing scholars with modern ICT technological platforms for appropriate and industry focused education, with a high degree of work-integrated learning. These platforms include provision of quality education in innovative software development, Networking and other areas of ICT. Through Industrial and other national, regional and international partnerships, the goal of for research and ICT technology transfer can be attained. This will go a long way to creating opportunities for our students to have a broad experience that will enable them fit well in the Industry. <p></p> The Institute offers Bachelor Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT), Bachelor of Technology in Information Communication Technology (BTIT). The Faculty also offers Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT) and Certificates in Information Communication and Maintenance (CICM). <p></p> As part of the University, our mandate also requires participation in community-based and SME projects, with a strong emphasis on commercialization, providing an avenue for ICT innovation that acts as a catalyst ICT technology enterprises growth. This offers opportunity to our students and teaching staff to engage and continue to impact on the development of highly innovative ICT skills as a basis for industrial competitiveness. <p></p> The Institute nurtures a desire for excellence among its teaching staff through various forms of interactions such as seminars, workshops, presentations, brainstorming sessions, exhibitions and conferences in order to spur the growth of technological capacity. The Institute is confident that its certificate, diploma, and undergraduate programmes are offered by highly qualified and experienced academic and support staff, meet the best university standards worldwide. <p></p> The Institute endeavors to play a significant role in ensuring that the National and International development objectives goals are achieved. <br><br>This will be attained by:<br> 1) Admitting and training highly innovative ICT graduates capable of solving societal problems through a well-developed market oriented curriculum in collaboration with stakeholders. <br> 2) Recruiting, capacity building and retaining qualified computing teaching technical staff. <br> 3) Harnessing and disseminating acquired computing knowledge through scientific research and ICT innovations. <br> 4) Developing an effective infrastructure of ICT technology and entrepreneurship. <br> 5) Providing extension services to community while adhering to the code of ethics and professional conduct.

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Maseno University

The department of Computer science in the School of Computing and Informatics offers degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to suitably qualified and interested students. At the undergraduate level, the department offers two-degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSc-CS) and Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology (BSc-CT). <mark>BSc-CS is a premier 4-year degree program whose courses are focused on equipping students with both sound theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the broad and fast-changing field of computer science. Graduates of this degree program will have very strong foundations in the theory of computing, software development, and information systems.</mark> <p></p> BSc-CT program embodies the science and technology of design, construction, implementation, and maintenance of software and hardware components of modern computing systems and computer-controlled equipment and environment. The graduates from this relatively new computing degree program will have undertaken courses that equip them with detailed hardware design and technological aspects of computer systems. <p></p> At the post-graduate level, the Department of Computer Science offers MSc in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science. The master's program is designed to be completed in two years while the Ph.D. program includes coursework and must be should be completed in four to seven years. Both the postgraduate programs have a rigorous research component, supervised by experienced faculty.

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Kenyatta University

Our clients are the students, our faculty recognise that they exist because of this clientele; we are therefore in the business of mentoring this great asset in any country the world over and to release its potential. We recognise that in any country the world’s biggest innovators are the youth. <mark>Universities deal with the young and the ICT department recognises the great potential these people have. We also recognise that given the opportunity and resources, our students’ creativity has no limit.</mark> In order to help our students realise their potential, our greatest asset remains a motivated faculty and support staff. <p></p> The department will therefore endeavour to develop this human asset, that most times is greatly ignored, so as to achieve its mission. Like a cook whose success is measured by appreciation of what he cooks, our success will be measured in terms of the success of our graduates. The success of our graduates will attest to the success of our faculty. To achieve this, the department will strive to recognise department staff for any outstanding service and everyone's contribution to our success. <p></p> Vision <br>To be a competitive centre of excellence in ICT <p></p> Mission <br>To produce competitive graduates who meet ICT market demands. <p></p> Core Values <br>1. Excellence <br>2. Academic Freedom <br>3. Professionalism <br>4. Creativity <br>5. Innovation <br>6. Truth <br>7. Equal Opportunity <br>8. Dynamism <br>9. Integrity <br>10. Teamwork

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Moi University

We offer programmes tailored towards providing IT students with relevant knowledge and practical skills that enables them to take appropriate professional and leadership positions in Information and Communication Technology upon their graduation. Our curricula are regularly reviewed to meet the emerging technological trends and demands from the research and industry. <mark>We regularly review our curricula to cater for emerging technological trends.</mark> The department endeavors to generate the necessary IT manpower for both local and global markets. <p></p> MISSION<br> The mission of the Department of Information Technology is to conceive and design courses that enhance and support effective organisational information management. The department considers effective management of information assets and resources as critical to successful organisational performance, innovativeness and competitive edge. <p></p> AIMS AND OBJECTIVES <br> The department aims to produce individuals capable of: <br> - To facilitate the school to graduate at least 80% of final year students into the job market and ensure 80% of continuing students successfully progress to the next level each year. - To produce at least 3 publications in internationally refereed journals and 2 conference proceedings in an academic year. - To maintain at least one linkage with similar institution and/or industry.

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University of Nairobi

The Department of Computer Science (DCS) was originally formed in 1969 as the Computing Centre, a Department in the Faculty of Engineering. In 1976, the Computing Centre moved to the Chiromo Campus where it occupied the purpose-built premises used by the School today. It was formally established in 1977 as the Institute of Computer Science whose mandate included academic as well as university ICT services. In the year 2002, and in the interest of realizing more focused management and efficiency of the two functions, ICS was split into two units i.e. ICTC and SCI now department of Computer Science (DCS). <p></p> <mark>The department takes its name from the core competencies that it seeks to nurture: Computing, to cover the theory and science of computation and Informatics to exemplify the practical outworking of this theory in technology and application. The department is a regional leader in research, research and development (R&D) and advanced education in computing. It was the first to offer Bachelors and Postgraduate degrees in Computer Science in the region.</mark> <p></p> Department of Computer Science is located at the picturesque Chiromo Campus off Riverside Drive within the College of Biological and Physical Science of the University of Nairobi. The department is housed in a two storey building with office facilities for over 50 members of staff, a computer room, several computer labs with a fully networked modern computer infrastructure, a library and several classrooms. <p></p> It is charged with teaching and research activities. It has eleven on-going and very competitive programmes: Diploma (Computer Science), BSc. (Computer Science), M.Sc. in Computer Science with specialization in Computational intelligence and Distributed Computing Technology, M.Sc. in Information Systems with specialization in IT Management, ICT4D and Applied Computing. PhD (Information Systems) and PhD (Computer Science). <p></p> The research mandate of the Department of Computer Science consists of seven research groups in the following thematic areas:<br> <br>1. E-governance <br>2. Mobile Financial Services <br>3. ICT for development (ICT4D) <br>4. Human Language Technology (HLT) <br>5. Technology Supported Learning <br>6. Distributed systems and networks <br>7. E-science

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Nairobi Garage

Nairobi Garage is Africa’s largest coworking space for new and growing businesses – created in response to the need for non-traditional, lean and flexible office space solutions. <p></p> Our spaces are open 24/7 and provide an innovative and vibrant space for our diverse members – <mark>from SMEs, startups, entrepreneurs, independent professionals, and larger innovative companies.</mark> <p></p> The Garage network offers members an invaluable community of Nairobi’s most high-growth and high-impact ventures. Members get access to business opportunities, networking events, workshops, marketing support – as well as professional business services that support their growth. <p></p> Access to Innovation Networks<br> Join leading businesses and innovators in our new space. These companies have realised the impact of working closer to innovators. By joining our workspaces, your company can enjoy the social and collaborative elements Nairobi Garage offers that normal traditional offices can’t. <p></p>Improved Team Productivity<br> <mark>Having your employees work side by side with innovators provides motivation and increases employee productivity. Employees tend to be more motivated when they see others around them working hard and producing great ideas. We also provide workshops that benefit your teams performance.</mark> <p></p>Reduce Your Overheads<br> No matter the size of your business, our space can save you money. Say googbye to long-term leases, hefty deposits, purchasing furniture and equipment, paying for utilities, paying support staff and provide coffee and snacks. We allow you to focus on the important work and we will do the rest for you.

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LakeHub is a growing community of creatives, programmers, hackers, designers & entrepreneurs. We learn, share, collaborate and have fun everyday. <p></p> Established in May, 2013 LakeHub was started by students and young professionals living in and around Kisumu that want to empower technologists in the region to take advantage of the limitless opportunities to improve business with technology. As LakeHub continues to <mark>grow it will create co-working space(s), grow tech-based businesses, build personal and professional networks, and support teams with creative solutions in locally relevant industries such as Fishing, Dairy, and Tea Farming.</mark> <p></p> We're bridging the talent gap. <br>We're a local Academy based in Kisumu, Kenya with the mission to fill the talent gap within the tech industry. <p></p> But that's not it! <br> Besides the necessary technical skills, you will also learn <mark>how to work in projects within a modern tech team and how to be a problem solver.</mark> <p></p> LakeHub Academy is a web development program for talented young people and other disadvantaged groups who want to power Africas 4th Industrial Revolution.

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@iBizAfrica business incubator carries out the Entrepreneurship and Incubation theme of @iLabAfrica. @iBizAfrica seeks to provide a nurturing environment that builds on the potential of the youth to develop ICT solutions and businesses that work for the common good in society. <p></p>The theme focuses on the following areas: <br> - Acting as a focal point for investors (VCs, angel investors, private equity groups and banks) to engage potential technology entrepreneurs <br> <br> - <mark>Fostering an environment for entrepreneurs to develop, nurture and exchange their innovative ideas.</mark> <br> - Providing mentoring and services to start-up companies such as seed capital, legal advice, financial expertise, relevant training and physical resources. <br> - Providing Business Incubation facilities and establish linkages with other incubation centres in the country and around the world. <br> - Forging industry partnerships. <br> - Acting as a focal point for investors (VCs, angel investors, private equity groups and banks) to engage potential technology entrepreneurs.

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Incubation is a process of supporting successful development of startup companies through provision of resources and services, which the startup companies do not have. At C4DLab we take startups which are multi-disciplinary but have a computing element. And with initiatives like the TUMI Startup Accelerator, startups are equipped and trained in the ways of taking their businesses to the next stage <p></p> Research and Product Development<br> C4Dlab has established several partnerships with government, private sector and multinationals to promote data driven policy making through research. With funding from various organizations and utilizing capacity at the University, C4DLab has championed development of policy and strategy documents founded on rigorous research. Get unlimited access to multidisciplinary research riding on the huge network of faculty at the University of Nairobi and partnering institutions. <p></p> Innovation Ecosystem Development<br> <mark>C4DLab runs numerous events in form of seminars, bootcamps, workshops, etc geared towards building the capacity for the university community to easily innovate.</mark> It is the home to the Nairobi Innovation Week, an annual event that celebrates local and international innovations while enhancing key aspects of the local innovation ecosystem. In addition through Nairobi Design Thinking School (NDTS) C4DLab offers practical causes in Human Centered Design and Multi Disciplinary Problem Based Learning.

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Chandaria Business Innovation & Incubation Centre

The directorate works to foster the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Kenyatta University through establishment of innovation and entrepreneurship programmes that have strong links with industry.<p></p> <mark>Industry collaborations are critical for skills development (education and training), the generation, acquisition, and adoption of knowledge (innovation and technology transfer), and the promotion of entrepreneurship (start-ups and spin-offs).</mark> <p></p> The directorate also works to enhance coordination of Research and Development (R&D) agendas and avoid duplications, stimulate additional private R&D investments, and exploit synergies and complementarities of scientific and technological capabilities. This collaborations also expands the relevance of research carried out in Kenyatta University, foster the commercialization of R&D outcomes, and increase the mobility of labour between Kenyatta University and industry. The industry benefits through increases in the propensity of firms to introduce new products and to patent. <p></p> Kenyatta University (KU) established Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre as a dedicated innovation and incubation hub. This arose since it is one of Kenyatta University’s major strategic goals aimed at responding to societal needs. Innovation is a key driver of long- term economic growth, the primary basis for competitiveness in world markets and part of the response to many societal challenges. While public expectations from technological innovation are evolving in line with social concerns (e.g. unemployment, sustainable development, aging populations), the innovation process itself is facing major challenges, especially in developing countries such as Kenya.

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Nailab has over 10 years experience in developing customized training and acceleration programs with strong mentorship elements together with our partners both in Africa and around the world. <p></p> Community<br> Mwanzo is a <mark>virtual platform that equips entrepreneurs with the skills to build sustainable businesses that practically solve Africa’s unique challenges using innovation through business mentorship and community support.</mark> <p></p> Funding<br> We run challenges to facilitate access to seed funding to enable entrepreneurs to take their ideas to the next level, grant funding to support already existing business and recognize outstanding entrepreneurs in the continent. <p></p> Growth opportunities<br> Every business needs to be alert to new opportunities. Companies must continuously strive to identify new growth opportunities such as; investment opportunities, grants and new ways to identify new markets in order to achieve long-term business success. <p></p> Capital<br> Every new business idea or existing businesses, whether it's for products or services, require one vital thing: Money. Entrepreneurs need capital to pay for the cost of production, hiring staff, renting premises, buying or leasing equipment, marketing, etc.. <p></p> Knowledge<br> The abilities that can help you launch a business are not the same as those you need to help it grow. Entrepreneurs are the driving force behind creating and growing new businesses. All too often, they are also the people holding them back by lack of relevant knowledge.

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We are a globally recognised organisation that is deeply steeped in the local technology innovation culture. We’ve been both the main catalyst for regional technology acceleration and a role model for technology hubs across emerging markets. <p></p> We are nurturing a generation of business owners, business leaders, business builders. We invite you to join us and grow with us <p></p> <mark>We serve the technology community, by connecting organizations and people, building market-relevant solutions and being ahead of the curve of innovation</mark> <p></p> The iHub has inspired and supported over 450 startups over the years and it continues to offer the community of technology entrepreneurs and those who want to become entrepreneurs <p></p> We strongly believe that we will play a quintessential role in leapfrogging the African technology entrepreneurship scene by creating an environment of trust and experimentation that facilitates the growth of entrepreneurs and their companies