The definite highlight of attending Re:publica was the gathering of African Tech Hubs taking place there, organised by AfriLabs. Having recently appointed a new Director Tayo Akinyemi, their role is to strengthen collaboration between Africa’s tech hubs, creating a Pan-African movement and creating mutual benefit by working collectively.
Organisation: KINU Group
As many of you may know, we have been supporting technology innovation and incubation hubs across Africa over the last 18 months. According to the Africa Hubs Crowdmap there are some 70+ hubs of various types across the continent. These range from technology hubs and business incubators to hackerspaces and university tech labs. In essence, […]
The tech community in Tanzania is still small, but there is growing interest in the potential of technology to stimulate economic growth and contribute to social change. Indigo hopes that it has begun to contribute to this ecosystem through awarding a £30,000 grant to KINU, alongside Google Africa funding to support a locally initiated innovation/Hacker and […]
The Indigo Trust was fortunate enough to be in a position to fly over the managers of some of Africa’s leading tech spaces/’hubs’ to participate in sessions at Africa Gathering London on 15th June 2012. They joined funders, techies and social change enthusiasts to share best practice and showcase their work, whilst exploring the themes of: […]
Earlier this week, we awarded a £30,000 grant to the KINU Group who are establishing an innovation hub in Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam. The grant will be used to cover things such as rent, salaries and fit-out costs of what will be ‘an open space for Tanzania’s tech community to foster co-creation, innovation […]