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Applications for Tech Hub Incubator 2021 are now open

Tech Hub has announced that applications for its Incubator Program Cohort 2 are now open.

Moto Republik releases statement on hub demolition attempt. Appeals for support #SaveMotoRepublik

As you may know, Harare City council attempted to take down the Moto Republik hub creative container structure earlier today. Moto Republik has released a statement to inform the public about what happened. Here’s the full statement: It is true that today, @cohsunshinecity had intention of demolishing Moto Republik, Zimbabwe’s first creative hub. The demolition was halted […]

Breaking: City of Harare attempts to demolish Moto Republik, a tech & arts hub in Harare, because it’s an ‘illegal structure’

Harare municipal police at Moto Republik this morning just before they started taking the hub’s structure down. Credit Privilege Musvanhiri‏. Update: Moto Republik has released a statement on the demolition attempt. You can read it here.     Harare City Council attempted this morning to demolish one of Zimbabwe’s most prominent tech hubs in Zimbabwe, Moto […]

Hypercube tech hub launches, announces startup incubation program

Today we attended the Hypercube hub launch in Harare. The launch event was held at the hub’s new location in Harare (11 Phillips Avenue in Belgravia, for you Harareans). At the launch, the team behind the initiative – the advisors and managers – were introduce and they in turn each spoke about the vision they have […]

Details of the Hypercube StartupBus kickoff event

As you may already know, the StartupBus bus departs Harare on the 17th of November on a 5 day journey to Cape Town. Hypercube, one the tech hubs to launch in Harare recently, earlier this month informed that they will be holding a kick-off event structured to explore the role of technology in the growth and development […]

Press release: Muzinda Umuzi Hub to host a hackathon

Every 10 years, all the science textbooks should be thrown out. As the world changes and as more scientific knowledge is unlocked we find that science constantly turns out to be wrong or has to be updated. In 1970 for instance, everyone thought we were going through global cooling. That changed. In the 1970s everyone […]

Hypercube to launch tech hub in Harare

Yesterday, we received received a press release from Taps Murove, the Operations Manager of a new tech hub set to launch in Harare called, according to the release, Hypercube Technology Trust. Here’s the full release: The launch of Hypercube in November will mark it as the first technology hub in Zimbabwe. In recent years, technology hubs […]

Report: The Jumpstart Panel Discussion on Tech Entrepreneurship

Last week, the final Jumpstart event of the year was held at Cresta Jameson in Harare. The event was a panel discussion where we invited some of the judges of our annualJumpstart Challenge (it’s just in the second year actually) and local telecoms executives from Econet, the largest telecoms operator in Zimbabwe. The event was sponsored by ZOL.