21 June 2019
The University of Nairobi convenes a number of stakeholders to organize and execute the annual Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) to support and accelerate the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region.
The NIW has grown to become the meeting point for start-ups, innovators, entrepreneurs, enablers, established companies, government agencies, and academia to showcase their innovations, products, programs, and services, all contributing to the growing innovation ecosystem in the region.[...] Read More
26 July 2018
We’re 19! Today marks 19 foundation years of us leveraging technology to transform lives. A few things were happening almost two decades ago when the idea of NairoBits was springing to life.
The year Y2K was almost upon us, and people thought that the world was basically coming to an end. Drop us an email if you sold everything you owned and prayed facing Mt.Kenya, it’s for research purposes, we promise. Millennials need not respond.[...] Read More
04 July 2018
All eyes are on the African silicon Valley and its newest innovative talent, the youth. Women from Samburu are teaching their children how to use computers, Mark Kamau(NairoBits alumni) ……[...] Read More
25 June 2018
According to the ISACA Women in Technology 2017, the top barrier faced by women in the tech industry is lack of mentors, leading the vote with a disheartening 48%.[...] Read More
25 June 2018
We recently celebrated the 3rd annual graduation ceremony of the SisTech program, an initiative supported by Malala Fund. The program was founded to give young women access to education and a career in ICT, enabling them to provide a sustainable future for themselves while pursuing a meaningful career.[...] Read More
08 May 2018
There is no uncertainty that ICT can catalyze growth for girls and women everywhere; and by extension, for wider socio-economic progress. The Internet is a great enabler, creating unprecedented opportunities for female entrepreneurs to enter global markets for the first time, and allowing them to scale their means of livelihood[...] Read More
02 May 2018
Life altering operations on the wrong patients due to poor patient tagging systems, clogged transport system and lack of transparency in micro enterprise groups are some of the issues that our students hope to change in the near future with digital innovation.[...] Read More