iHub is an Innovation hub and hacker space for the technology community in Nairobi that was started in March 2010 by Erik Hersman a blogger, TED fellow and entrepreneur. This coworking space, in the Bishop Magua Centre on Ngong Road, is a nexus for technologists, investors, young entrepreneurs, designers, researchers and programmers. iHub was a pioneering incubator in Africa, but in 2014 was one of many technology hubs across the continent, with a dozen in Nairobi in 2015, and NaiLab operating within the same building.

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  • iHub is an Innovation hub and hacker space for the technology community in Nairobi that was started in March 2010 by Erik Hersman a blogger, TED fellow and entrepreneur. This coworking space, in the Bishop Magua Centre on Ngong Road, is a nexus for technologists, investors, young entrepreneurs, designers, researchers and programmers. iHub was a pioneering incubator in Africa, but in 2014 was one of many technology hubs across the continent, with a dozen in Nairobi in 2015, and NaiLab operating within the same building. iHub provides a space where young entrepreneurial members can receive mentorship, Internet connectivity and the possibility of venture funding through connections with the international venture capital community. iHub has been called the "unofficial headquarters of Kenya's tech movement". iHub has a number of initiatives designed to build an ecosystem around the Kenyan tech entrepreneur: iHub Research, iHub Consulting, iHub Supercomputing Cluster, and the iHub User Experience (UX) Lab. The space is a tech community facility with a focus on young entrepreneurs, web and mobile phone programmers, designers and researchers. It is part open community workspace (co-working), part vector for investors and venture capitalists, and part incubator. The space was funded by Omidyar Network and Hivos. The lease is covered by Ushahidi and the 20 mb Internet connection is covered by Zuku. Wazi WiFi has also installed free Wi-Fi. Current partners include Intel and Microsoft. (en)
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  • An open space for the technologists, investors, tech companies and hackers in Nairobi.
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  • iHub is an Innovation hub and hacker space for the technology community in Nairobi that was started in March 2010 by Erik Hersman a blogger, TED fellow and entrepreneur. This coworking space, in the Bishop Magua Centre on Ngong Road, is a nexus for technologists, investors, young entrepreneurs, designers, researchers and programmers. iHub was a pioneering incubator in Africa, but in 2014 was one of many technology hubs across the continent, with a dozen in Nairobi in 2015, and NaiLab operating within the same building. (en)
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