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Pivot East Competition & Conference
Monday, March 10th, 2014

Africa Startup Ecosystem in on fire thanks to Pivot East, one of the most prestigious mobile startup competitions and conferences  held annually since 2011. PIVOT East aims to catalyze the growth of mobile startups, so as to amplify and consolidate the gains of East Africa’s Mobile developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem. The PIVOT EAST competition is a six month long… Read more…

From ideas to innovations in Africa: The upcoming Open Innovation Africa Summit
Friday, April 27th, 2012

This year in Nairobi Kenya, GrowVC will join over 150 regional innovators, policymakers, thought leaders and other stakeholders from over 25 countries around the world at the Open Innovation Africa Summit. The primary focus being how to further enhance the African entrepreneurial ecosystem. As part of the pre-summit preparations, there is the Open Innovation Africa… Read more…

GrowVC partners up with East African incubator m:lab
Monday, March 19th, 2012

m:lab East Africa, a mobile innovation and entrepreneurship development facility, has recently signed a new partnership with the leading crowdfunding platform Grow VC. m:lab is establishing itself as a top mobile application incubator and is a consortium consisting of 4 organizations, • eMobilis- involved in education, training, accreditation and certification • World Wide Web Foundation… Read more…

Grow VC and the World Bank partner up in Africa
Thursday, March 1st, 2012

It is an exciting time right now in Africa. Over the past several years, we have seen a large growth and boom in Africa, specifically in parts of East Africa. One of the industries that is leading the way in development is the mobile industry. The regional tech startup scene in the area continues to… Read more…

Grow VC Africa Update
Friday, September 9th, 2011

In this podcast with Munya Chiura, we re-cap on the progress in Africa and the overwhelming response we have got to Grow VC on the continent. Having just relocated to Africa, Munya also shares some personal experiences from moving from the US to Africa after two decades. Listen to the podcast here (right click and… Read more…