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StartHub Africa

StartHub Africa builds structures so African innovators can succeed. As a Social Enterprise, StartHub builds a university-based student movement, invests in and guides early-stage African startups, and runs high-quality innovation projects and consultancy all over East Africa. <p></p> Why StartHub supports African innovation and entrepreneurship <p></p> Societies have challenges to solve. Entrepreneurs solve problems, generate impact, and create jobs. The SDG's and national development plans require a generation of changemakers to achieve positive and inclusive development in Africa. Aid has proven to be ineffective – and StartHub stands for a different approach: To <mark>build systems and structures so a movement of African changemakers can build the futures they want to see.</mark> <p></p> But how to build a movement? <p></p> Take some ingredients: You start with a talent – for instance a young university student. Then, you let her break out of her theory-based education and expose her to future trends and the power of building new things. You guide and train the student – but always focus on execution. As they build an identity as an entrepreneur and get started, you support them.

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Innovation Village Hub

The Innovation Village is a destination entrepreneurs call home. We purpose to deliberately grow innovation by putting in place a platform that challenges assumption, ignites thought and questions status quo. As a launchpad for innovators, we bring together partners, startups, investors and researchers to act as one force for good. <p></p> For a long time, a standard approach to nurturing innovators has mostly been through innovation competitions and award ceremonies that focus on the top 3 winners out of 100 submissions. <p></p> The Innovation Village is a destination that the 97 who never take the trophy home come to transform their ideas into solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. <mark>We create an environment where start-ups grow in confidence and capability scaling from promising tech into fully established sustainable businesses.</mark> <p></p> We breathe for seeing people’s ideas that could transform society come to life and make a remarkable impact. <p></p> The doors are open for all that have big Ideas and the determination to work them into life. <p></p> We are an ecosystem builder at the heart of an interconnected network of entrepreneurs, academia, private sector, government, investors, believers and doers deepening the application of technology in powering socio-economic prosperity. <p></p> <mark>We promote an innovation culture that embraces experimentation, constantly evaluates and recognizes failure as a lesson.</mark> <p></p> Everything we do is built on fundamental pillars; Place, Innovation as a Service, Ventures and Data and Technology services in the development of products and services for the ecosystem.

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Hive Colab

Hive Colab is an open, community-owned, co-working hub for young tech entrepreneurs in Uganda. We offer digital entrepreneurs access to the internet, a quiet professional working environment to develop their ideas, hold events and generally collaborate. Hive Colab is an innovation and incubation hub, a collaborative co-working space for Uganda's business and tech community. <p></p> It is an innovation hub because we believe that Ugandans have Brilliant ideas that sometimes need a nudge to bring them out, we are all about new technologies for business and development of Uganda. <p></p> <mark>If you are a brilliant mind that has just not decided on what idea to build on, we will help you through activities geared towards steering your brilliant mind to think innovation! We are the first Tech Hub in Uganda collaborating with academia and private sector to inspire this and the next generation of Ugandan Technologists to build and develop apps, guiding youth into creativity and innovation to produce quality and world-class technology! We are here to facilitate Genius and we accelerate emerging companies’ development by providing hands-on assistance during vulnerable start-up years.</mark> <p></p> We are investing in Young talented technologists ideas with time, attention, capital and highlighting their careers, we offer mentors to our members, with our in-house consultants to guide and advise startups when they need it, to enable them to build their ideas to last. We give the start-up / new company the much-needed visible identity to help promote its offerings and find funding or investment capital. Located in the middle of Kampala on the 4th floor of Kanjokya House in Kamwokya, Makes it easily accessible for our members. <p></p> We have 300 square metre space, a reliable Internet connection, and electricity back up, conference space for one to one meetings, a tech atmosphere to share the latest trend on the World Technology space. If you are looking to share ideas with like-minded people, the Hive Colab offers you access to a great network of people whom you can share your ideas with.