is an open space for the tech community in Kenya with great ideas that will lead to development of new technologies in Kenya. It is a paradigm shift towards the areas where technology approaches a barrier, and new technologies emerge to cross it. This is achieved through the idea of Open Innovation which is the process of combining internal and external ideas as well as internal and external paths to market to advance the development of new technologies.
The concept of the *iHub_ is a first of kind in Kenya and there are great expectations that it will spur a revolution in the technology products and services space with its core focus to give the tech community a community facility where they can bring their ideas to life. *iHub_ is a gallery of technologies that will emerge to revolutionize the Kenyan Business scene. Data connectivity is the most important aspect of the iHub, but after that comes a fresh design and an atmosphere that is conducive to techies getting cool stuff done.
Founded in 1991, Software Technologies Ltd is one of the Africa’s leading IT solution providers. STL offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive solutions, custom software development, consultancy, support and training, both on the Oracle E-Business Suite and on STL’s own solution, eHorizon. Over the last two decades, STL has implemented its solutions and services across various business verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services, Utilities, Energy, Transportation and NGOs. STL was ranked #6 in this year’s “Business Daily – KPMG KENYA TOP 100 MID SIZED COMPANIES”. STL were the top listed ICT company and also the only company to retain their spot in the top 10 for 2 consecutive years.
Moran E.A. Publishers Limited is a publishing company that strives to provide quality information to readers by publishing and marketing stimulating educational and general reading materials prepared by honest and accountable personnel who are trustworthy, confident and enthusiastic in all they do. Moran Publishers has cultivated a wealth of publishing experience having published in Kenya for over 40 years. In collaboration with teachers, students, institutions and educational authorities, Moran has strengthened its publishing program in developing high quality instructional (Course Books), assessment (Revision Books), and reference (Dictionaries and Atlases) content both in traditional/print and digital format for teachers and students.
Their publishing is supported by a wealth of educational services like in-service training for teachers, training of booksellers, development of and supporting a reading culture, among others. They are fully committed to deliver the most effective, well researched and appropriate educational resources focused on improving student learning outcomes. Currently Moran are represented in every region of Kenya and are working towards broadening their services to encompass the Eastern Africa region. Their mission is to respond to educational needs at a local level by offering adequate and appropriate and timely services.
Vividview is a production house in Barbados with a portfolio that includes educational animation, television shows, commercials, web development and electronic publishing. Their work has been shown throughout the Caribbean and at film festivals in Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, New York and Toronto. The It’s a Fact! animated series produced by Vividview is entertaining, informative and empowering and has been incorporated into eLimu’s Responsible Citizenship content. It promotes the development of life skills and inspires creativity and critical thinking while helping to boost self-esteem in children. To learn more about It’s a Fact! go to www.itsafactCaribbean.com.
Qualcomm believes access to advanced wireless technologies can improve people’s lives. Qualcomm Wireless Reach is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in projects that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. For more information, please visit www.qualcomm.com/wirelessreach.