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Startup Weekend Harare returns

In May this year, the first ever Zimbabwean edition of the Startup Weekend was held at Hypercube in Harare. The good news for those interested in being part of it is that the tech entrepreneurship event is headed this way again, with this edition set to run from the 21st to the 23rd of November […]

The DNA of Hubs Part 4 – Ski Hub Bulawayo

Martin Ndlovu, founder of Ski Hub presenting at the Startup Weekend Zimbabwe As we conclude our series on the DNA of hubs we are focusing on Bulawayo’s Ski Hub, established and centred in the city’s local tech institution National University of Science and Technology (NUST). As the only hub outside Harare Ski Hub has managed to […]

Latest Techzim Podcast: Start-up Weekend, Astro Virtual 2, Zim’s Top 11 Start-ups

Welcome once again to this week’s edition of the Techzim Podcast, in this edition we had Soul Kabweza, Nigel Gambanga & Tendai Mupaso. We discussed the following issues: Start-up Weekend Astro Virtual 2 the new flagship phone  Zim’s top 11 Start-ups WhatsApp making up for 23% of data used. We are looking forward to hear […] : a local startup’s solution for business lead generation

Buying or selling goods and services involves processes that technology has thankfully managed to simplify. One important aspect is locating a buyer or a seller that can give you what you want at the most suitable price, something that online listings like have been delivering for a while now. One Zimbabwean developer, Chiko Mukwenha, […]

Curtain falls on Startup Weekend Zimbabwe,Kwese Music takes first prize

After a 54 hour marathon of tech entrepreneurship and idea development the Startup Weekend Zimbabwe ended yesterday with the first prize going to the Kwese Music team with their device and application called K’tamba. As winners they walked away with prizes valued at $78,000. K’tamba is an app and device that uses everyday objects that […]