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#2. Acoustics. Readers of this column are familiar with the rather lively environment in which our small startup office is located. A running joke is that the architect of the houses must’ve been asleep for most of his classes. See said office design below: We

BRCK Raises $1.2M, Launches Today

  BRCK, an Ushahidi spin off announced today that they have closed a first round of funding that saw them raise $1.2 million. Invested Development, an early stage impact investor, led the round. BRCK seeks to address internet connectivity issues in remote areas. Though the

373,000 Euros For Africa’s Technology Hubs

Hivos, in partnership with the DOEN Foundation and Indigo Trust is set to launch a fund to support technology hubs around Africa. The fund, in the tune of 373,000 Euros( $ 505, 000), looks to increase the number of innovations and entrepreneurs in Africa, support

MIT Media Lab Director at iHub Fireside Chat

The iHub played host to Joi Ito during yesterday’s fireside chat. And the room was full. It was a moment of significance. Why? Because Ito is not your usual guy. He is the Director of the MIT Media Lab. His choice to lead the media