In this podcast, we talk about some of the highlights of the Broadband Forum. We also discuss other topics that have been trending in Zimbabwean tech like the sale of Telecel, TelOne activating its mobile network operator licence, startup competitions like Muzinda Hub’s startup weekend and the latest on infrastructure sharing.
Muzinda Hub will be hosting its own Startup Weekend in Harare from the 17th to the 19th of July. According to Muzinda, this is an opportunity for local developers to show off their coding and entrepreneurial skills, and it’s something that is likely targeted at its huge pool of developers and entrepreneurs in training. Other people are also allowed to take part.
Earlier today local tech hub and co-working space, Hypercube Hub sent out its first communication for the year to the tech community. Besides the list of the events that the hub has got lined up for the month of February, it also highlighted the new membership options that are available for individuals and startup teams. Since it […]
In just one week we are going to be counting down to the end of 2014 and ushering in another year that will hopefully be better than this one. Everyone who had their hand in business and entrepreneurship, like guys who are part of a tech startup can testify to this more than most. Though there wasn’t […]
Just last month we had Startup Weekend Harare “2.0” and from that a couple of startup teams from that marathon decided to compete on a world stage. The good news is both teams have now made the final twenty in the Global Startup Battle. Food Match and Mhuri Yethu were respective winner and runner up of […]
Last weekend Zimbabwe had its second Startup Weekend Harare that was held at Hypercube Hub where 3 teams walked away as winners. Despite the victory celebrated on Sunday afternoon these teams are still in competition at another level, The Global Startup Battle. This competition is open to all the startup teams that took part in the […]
The second edition of Startup Weekend Harare came to an end this afternoon with Food Match being selected as the winner of the 54 hour tech entrepreneurship building marathon. Food Match was working on a platform that identifies and sources from retailers perishable food that is about to expire. It then sells this inventory at […]
The Startup Weekend Harare which started last night has continued into its second today with the five startup teams that were shortlisted working on their different concepts in preparation for tomorrow’s finals. Throughout the day the teams have been involved in different stages of idea and concept improvement, with all the teams assigning different representatives […]
The second edition of the Startup Weekend Harare started off tonight at Hypercube Hub with several ideas being pitched by the aspiring tech entrepreneurs keen on validating their solutions. The night was started by a talk from saisai cofounder and startup entrepreneur Takunda Chingonzo who shared his own experiences in forming a tech startup. This […]
After all the preparations and build up, the second edition of Startup Weekend Harare is finally here. It kicks off tomorrow at 6 pm at Hypercube Hub and ends with the final pitches scheduled for Sunday afternoon. This second edition is set to bigger than the previous Startup Weekend Harare, and although it will maintain the […]