17 November 2020 Partnerships and collaboration between NGOs and the private sector in Kenya continue to grow. There is an increasing emphasis on joint activities that are of strategic value to both partners. Combining experiences and a pool of resources, among others, allow NGOs and the private sector to mitigate challenges and provide success that […]
On 19 December 2020, In his capacity as Chairman of Association of Countrywide Innovation Hubs, David chaired last year’s meeting bringing together 26 member hubs to take stock of key achievements. Top of this was the successful The Great Covid -19 Innovation Challenge in collaboration with Konza Technopolis, an increase of membership to 26, and […]
On 27 November 2020, Tangaza University and Ashoka annually convene social entrepreneurship dialogue in order to amplify the impacts and best practices. David Ogiga was the moderator for the panel Impact Investing and Grant Making.
Sandwiched between Tsavo East and Tsavo West national park is a new technology hub that is raising the technology profile of Voi town. SoteHub , founded in 2010 from the Sote ICT project has been offering business training to students and startups in Taita Taveta county. A few weeks ago, Frank Tamre, Collins Oduor, and […]
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 […]
The world today looks for solutions to the youth unemployment. In Kenya for example, 81 percent of workers are employed in the informal sector and jobs for young people are scarce and fragile. On the 21st and 22nd of May 2016, Sote Hub welcomed visitors and friends from UN Habitat and Kiambu County for a […]
One of Kenya’s best known tech investors Ory Okollo co founder of Ushahidi has offered a counter opinion on the clamour for entrepreneurship and innovation in Africa. “You can’t entrepreneur around bad leadership, we can’t entrepreneur around bad policy,” Okolloh said. She was speaking at the Quartz Africa Innovator’s summit last week. I can’t agree […]
-Ever imagined a BPO in rural Kenyan town, 350 km from Nairobi- Africa “is on the move,” President Obama told the world from Nairobi while opening the Global Entrepreneur Summit July 25, 2015. This summit brought to Kenya’s capital international innovators, investors, business people and government officials. But there are those who don’t buy this […]