Month: September 2018

VC4A Mentorship Bootcamp Nairobi II

On Friday 28th September 2018, Make-IT in Africa and VC4A hosted the 2nd Mentorship Bootcamp at Strathmore University. VC4A or Venture Capital for Africa is a community of business professionals in 159 countries Start-up mentors from VC4A’s mentor network as well as start-ups from the Make-IT pool attended the boot camp. The event was separated…

DIHK Start.Up! Germany 2018

Between October 7th and 12th, 50 start-ups from 21 countries participated in the Start.Up! Germany roadshow and traveled through Düsseldorf Cologne and the Ruhr area. During the 1-week roadshow the start-ups had the chance to extend their international networks, connect with the German start-up ecosystem and meet potential German business partners. Start.Up! Germany was organized…

Federal Chancellor Merkel Visit to Impact Hub Accra

On August 30th Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel received an insight into the world of Ghanaian start-ups during her trip to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria, during which she also visit to the Impact Hub Accra – a co-working space, start-up incubator and partner of GIZ. Here young entrepreneurs develop creative business ideas and digital Innovations. They create…

CAPEX Conference

On Thursday 30th August 2018, Make-IT in Africa and I-Dev International, organised the Investor Mentoring session at the 2018 CAPEX ‘Championing the African Professional Experience’ Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference took place at Crowne Plaza Hotel and hosted over 200 individuals from various companies. Make-IT provided 14 start-ups to attend the mentoring session where…

Digital 4 Agriculture Weather Weekend Indaba

On September 21st-23rd Make-IT in Africa, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Agency for Business & Economic Development (AWE) and Strathmore University (@iLabAfrica) will host the Digital 4 Agriculture Weather Weekend Indaba at @iLabAfrica Strathmore University in Nairobi.  The aim of the weekend is to explore the potential of integrated digital solutions in Agriculture.  The…

CIO Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence Summit

Make-It in Africa and 6 start-ups from our accelerator program and start-up pool attended the CIO IoT AI Summit on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th August 2018 at Crowne Plaza Nairobi, Kenya. CIO, an acronym for Chief Information Officer is the leading magazine for the Information and Communications Technology industry in East Africa, published by…

Mowgli Mentoring mentorship session at Nairobi Garage

On Monday 20th August, Mowgli Mentoring powered by Make-IT in Africa held a mentoring session at co-working space, Nairobi Garage in Nairobi, Kenya. Mowgli Mentoring is a not-for-profit organisation driving inclusive economic and social change in the Middle East and Africa. Mowgli provides mentoring experiences that inspire, connect and guide entrepreneurs and leaders to overcome…
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