Are you start-up or do you have an idea/innovation that can be turned into business?

Then this workshop on Intellectual Property right is for you. A 90 minutes seminar that will cover the basics of IP which includes

  • Different types of IP i.e patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, and others
  • Importance of IP in a successful business
  • The IP systems

    This session will ensure that, you learn and understand how start-ups should approach IP and understand its importance. To register visit the link Register here

Lilian MakoiStartup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

This month, we host Lilian Makoi, founder of Jamii Africa, a mobile micro-insurance product.

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startup-grind-bigI have always hated failure and found it difficult to deal with. It is just awful to see hard work and great intentions go down the drain due to failure brought about by lack of money, wrong management decisions, design flaws, terrible governance and of course, boneheaded pride.

If you are anything like me, of which a majority of you are, you do not want to be associated with failure, especially in our society where failure is frowned upon. But the truth of the matter is, failure is something that Read more

rahimWhat is pitching exactly? If you don’t know it, don’t worry. You are excused. A lot of people don’t know what it is and it’s really not that strange, because the word has different meanings in different contexts; in the world of music, we have the vocal pitch; in the world of baseball, we have the pitching of a ball; and finally, in the business world, a pitch is a short presentation. And this is only to name a few.

When we use the word ‘pitch’, we refer to the latter example – a pitch is a short presentation.

Pitching can be used under many different circumstances and for different occasions. We use pitching for our work, when we must convince a colleague or business partner about a new idea or a certain way of doing things. We pitch our self before going out on a date with the beautiful girl or pitch the trip to Europe to our girlfriend. Read more


The iHub in partnership with Buni Hub will conduct an information outreach workshop for Traction Camp Accelerator Program at Buni Hub on 1st November 2017.

Traction Camp is a regional acceleration program aimed at nurturing startups in East Africa, so as to create globally competitive, growth-oriented, mobile and digital technology businesses. The program is supported by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program and the governments of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Kenya.

The program is currently seeking applications for its Second Cohort. The call for applications will be published in the coming days and will stay open until January 15th, 2018.

We will conduct a series of information outreach workshops across the region for digital entrepreneurs. The main purpose of these workshops is to inform on requirements of the program, introduce the curriculum of the program and some of the key activities.

The workshop will be an eye-opener for all entrepreneurs and especially those planning to participate in the program. Important information and any clarifications about Traction Camp Program will be addressed during the question-answer session at the end of the workshop.