UD Tech Farm System Winning at Global stage

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UD Tech Farm System were winners in Diamond Challenge. The global competition is organized the University of Delaware’s Horn Entrepreneurship Challenge every year.  The team of Rozalia Chao, Happiness Wanjiru, Sophie Mghoi, and Hanifa Mutua had programmed a series of sensors with the Arduino system that test soil chemistry bringing true results. The innovation […]

Kajire Girls Wins StartUp Africa Competition, to represent Kenya in Delaware, USA

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On the 17th of February, Kajire Girls high school which is among our sponsored schools in Taita Taveta emerged the winners at the Diamond Africa challenge, held in Elgeyo Marakwet. The competition, run Startup Africa essentially connects, mentors and builds skills for the students, youth and women besides spurring the entrepreneurship engagement. ‘’We have […]

The Slovak President meets Sote Hub

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Kenya welcomes His Excellency Andrej Kiska, President of the Slovak Republic. During his visit the Slovak President engaged not only in bilateral talks aimed to boost Slovak- Kenya cooperation, but also met with tech and start-up communities. As entrepreneur and philanthropist he showed a lot of interest in innovation and left a powerful message for […]

Sote Tech Queens at Django Girls’

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After weeks of waiting, Django girls’ comes, an opportunity of training women into programmers and designers. Starting with an orientation party late evening of 25th November 2016 Next day we had an early start. In the workroom every girl typing away, 50 0f them. Language HTML and Python with an ambitious goal of making a […]

Our Approach at Sote Hub Is to Slowly Nurture Startups Already at Rural Secondary Schools

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Our Approach Most startup hubs and investors try to headhunt for the great teams of highly skilled individuals with a proven track record and possession of some “secret sauce”. Our approach is quite different– we strive for a more inclusive and patient philosophy that can be defined as “anti-moonshots and anti-quick wins”. We want to […]

SOTE HUB LAUNCH – AN OUTREACH STORY

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Last year we wrote about the great developments in Voi HERE Of course our outreach agenda has always been to share the culture we at iHub have one of using a community to implement technology and social enterprise. Led James Ndiga the outreach team delivered multiple training on entrepreneurship, human centered design and software […]

HYPE GLOBAL INNOVATIVE CHALLEGE

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On 30th June 2016 Hype foundation held a sports innovation startup challenge at Strathmore business school in Nairobi Kenya, which was hosted SOTE HUB. On this day 12 startup came to pitch their ideas before the judges the competition was quite challenging. Because they were all competing to emerge position one. The position one […]

RIO 2016 – GLOBAL SPORTS INNOVATION COMPETITION

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The HYPE Foundation, Microsoft, represented in Kenyan Sote Hub are launching the first Global Platform in tech innovation for sports alongside the Rio 2016 Olympic Games; The goal is to create the world’s first wide-scale platform for groundbreaking innovation in sports, focusing on wearable accessories, broadcasting tech, Apps for athletes, coaches and fans. The […]