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The 2015 Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is returning to Uganda on September 11th. In line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs from emerging countries, Seedstars World has expanded its competition to include more than 50 countries for 2015 (up from the 36 countries of the 2014 edition.) Its previous participants have raised over USD 20M collectively, providing employment to +360 employees all around the world.
Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is at forefront of developing, identifying and tracking the usage of ICTs and how they contribute in the future of Communications for all in Uganda. This year, communications regulator has awarded three incubation hubs under their Incubation Support Initiative (ISI) that was established in 2011 as a strategic mechanism through which potential ICT start-ups or innovative ideas in Uganda have provided vital supplements to facilitate them. UCC incubation support 2015 goes to Hive Colab, Outbox Hub and Bomix Soft Motion Graphics who have been awarded with huge sums of cash help the starts-up under their wings advance into
In November 2014, Outbox invited thirteen (13) of the best start-ups in Uganda to pitch for an opportunity to participate in BlackBox Connect. This is a two week immersion program in Silicon Valley for start-ups based out of the U.S. Fezah Arts, a startup attached to Outbox is one of fifteen (15) startups that have been selected to participate in Blackbox connect powered by Google for Entrepreneurs and this will be from Feb 9th - Feb 20th 2015.
We recently kicked off our tech start-ups show the port and so far we have had incredible feedback from our viewers and readers. During such interviews we get to have some insider scoop information on what
With the support of these hubs, Uganda is seeing a rapid rise in the number of mobile phone apps built by local designers – and an increasing number of high profile companies are turning to local developers and companies for their IT solutions. To put it more aptly, a tech revolution is taking root in the nation, and at the center of it are tech Hubs budding up around the city of Kampala. These are Uganda's tech hubs
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