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Make-IT in Africa brings three tech start-ups to re:publica 2020

Among our Make-IT fellows who participated in our last Make-IT monitoring campaign, we raffled off three trips to the re:publica 2020 in Berlin. This conference is one of the largest of the internet and digital society worldwide. Around 25,000 visitors and experts discuss current issues of the digital society. On August 13th 2019 Gideon Berhane…

AFRICAN WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY 2019

Make-IT in Africa will be exhibiting at the annual African Women in Technology conference which provides a unique opportunity to connect with a niche tech community, build brand awareness, and show Make-IT’s support to an important cause that is improving gender diversity and inclusivity in the African tech space. The African Women in Technology conference…

START-UP POLICY HACKATHON

Principal Secretary Betty Maina, Ministry of Industry, Trade & Cooperatives Images by Merryl Omondi, Make-IT in Africa  START-UP POLICY HACKATHON  The Start-up Policy Hackathon took place at the Nairobi Safari Club Hotel on June 10th, 2019. It was hosted by the Ministry of Industry, Trade & Cooperatives (MITC) and supported by the GIZ Make-IT in Africa…

BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS MASTERCLASS

Images Courtesy of Make-IT in Africa & METTA Nairobi Staff  Make-IT in Africa in partnership with Mettā hosted a masterclass on capacity building through partnerships. An opportunity for startups and entrepreneurs to learn how to leverage the power of partnerships in business and finance in order to scale their ventures. In collaboration with Tony Elumelu…

Tunisian Start-ups Attended Hannover Messe

From April 1st – 5th, 2019, four Tunisian start-ups attended the “Hannover Messe” in Germany. The Hannover Messer (Hanover fair) is the world’s most important event dedicated to industry and increasingly focusing towards start-ups and industry 4.0. It was an excellent opportunity for the Tunisian start-ups to connect with investors, business partners, innovators and potential…

NAIROBI TECH WEEK 2019

The 4th edition of ​Nairobi Tech Week (#NTW2019) set to take place on April 24th to 26th, 2019 at Strathmore University with GIZ – Make IT Africa as this year’s Title Sponsor. The event theme, “​Technology in Africa: The Past, The Present and The Future” will delve into the evolution of technology in Africa, the…

Start-ups Supported by Make-IT Attended Hannover Messe

From April 1st – 5th, 2019, four Tunisian start-ups attended the “Hannover Messe” in Germany. The Hannover Messer (Hanover fair) is the world’s most important event dedicated to industry and increasingly focusing towards start-ups and industry 4.0. It was an excellent opportunity for the Tunisian start-ups to connect with investors, business partners, innovators and potential…

#Africa4Future Barcamp Berlin | #inspire #connect

#Africa4Future Barcamp Berlin The exclusive workshop and networking event brought together stakeholders from the private and public sector for a day of collaboration and exchange around entrepreneurship in the field of aerospace technologies in Africa. The #Africa4Future Barcamp was attended by around 50 experts from the aerospace industry, development cooperation and private sector. The event provided the opportunity…

Startup Accelerators in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem #Inspire #Connect #Develop

Start-up enablers, hub managers, intermediaries and other ecosystem players contribute to the positive development of start-ups. However, yet they often lack trainings to develop their skill set further. Therefore MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation and the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‘Make-IT in Africa’ offer the joint training Startup Accelerators in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.…
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