HiveColab

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HiveColab is an innovation hub and startup incubator in Kampala, Uganda. The space was founded in 2010[1][2] and is noted as being one of Africa's first innovation hubs of note along with the IHub.[3][4][5] HiveColab was founded by African technologist and Appfrica CEO Jon Gosier, Senegalese Born, British Businesswoman Marieme Jamme, Daniel Stern, Teddy Ruge and supported by Director Barbara Birungi.[6] The space is funded by Appfrica,[7] IndigoTrust[8] and Dutch NGO Hivos.[9] HiveColab is one of the founding members of Afrilabs a network of African innovation hubs across the continent. Barbara Birungi has stated she's passionate about how technology can change the future of Africa, for women in particular.[10][11]

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  1. ^ "Hive Colab Announced in Uganda".
  2. ^ "Kenya: Microsoft's 4afrika Kicks Off Training for 40 Developers".
  3. ^ "A future of African-led development is underway".
  4. ^ "Uganda: Hive Colab launched".
  5. ^ Graham, Fiona (25 September 2012). "The workplaces building Africa's business future". BBC News. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
  6. ^ "United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum" (PDF).
  7. ^ "iHub Research" (PDF).
  8. ^ "Grant Awarded to Uganda's HiveColab".
  9. ^ "Institutional Support to Hive Colab; Co-working Lab and Innovation Hub in Kampala, Uganda".
  10. ^ "African women must use tech to change business". BBC News. 26 July 2012.
  11. ^ "Why tech innovators are Africa's future". CNN. 22 February 2013.