Stories

Every day we look for ways to deliver impactful solutions for grand challenges by leveraging innovation, entrepreneurship and technology.
Here are some of the stories that have inspired us.

Rise of Tech and Workforce need to meet halfway

Rise of Tech and Workforce need to meet halfway

Sheba Ayinzabyonna has always held the career of programming in high regard. She graduated with

Talking Innovation: What Alvin Mbugua told Senior Executives

Talking Innovation: What Alvin Mbugua told Senior Executives

Alvin Mbugua spent the earlier years of his career in West Africa and East Africa

UPSKILL: What 42 Days of Digital Marketing tells us about the Future of Work

UPSKILL: What 42 Days of Digital Marketing tells us about

The 42-day lockdown in Uganda is nearing its end. While the first lockdown was the

CleanTech: The urgent need for concerted efforts in its adoption

CleanTech: The urgent need for concerted efforts in its adoption

When it comes to climate change, Uganda has been doing one thing right and that

Rethinking youth skilling key to meeting Uganda’s needs

Rethinking youth skilling key to meeting Uganda’s needs

“A well-mentored, well-tutored and well-guided young people are not only an asset to their society

Startups need support to rise from this pandemic

Startups need support to rise from this pandemic

In May 2020, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) compiled its findings on the

Digital Innovation: A Missed Opportunity For Tourism’s Recovery

Digital Innovation: A Missed Opportunity For Tourism’s Recovery

Before COVID-19 virus arrived in Uganda, the Tourism sector was registering a steady rise in

Technology can enable farmers and agribusinesses to reap big

Technology can enable farmers and agribusinesses to reap big

A compelling projection was made by the World Bank on the future of Agribusiness in

Legal Tech Lab: Taking the lead on innovations for the Legal sector

Legal Tech Lab: Taking the lead on innovations for the

In the recent national budget read by newly appointed State Minister for Planning Amos Lugolobi,

Education: Why the sector is ripe for digital disruption

Education: Why the sector is ripe for digital disruption

On June 6, 2021, President Museveni delivered his much-anticipated speech in his second address to

Private sector calls for National Startup Policy

Private sector calls for National Startup Policy

Kampala, Uganda; May 27, 2021- Private sector players have asked the government to expedite the

Growth of tech-preneurship is on track but threatened by internet tax

Growth of tech-preneurship is on track but threatened by internet

The 12 per cent levy on internet bundles recently approved by Parliament under the Excise

STARTUP FINANCING: SOURCES AND WHY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS MATTER

STARTUP FINANCING: SOURCES AND WHY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS MATTER

There is no shortage of good solutions to the problems that plague Uganda, but there

Tech and Data: How The Innovation Village is revolutionizing the sector

Tech and Data: How The Innovation Village is revolutionizing the

Nestled within The Innovation Village is a major organ that profoundly supports its core work. 

The Innovation Village and JICA: Building a game-changing startup ecosystem

The Innovation Village and JICA: Building a game-changing startup ecosystem

In the process of building an entrepreneurial community flowing with an abundance of opportunities, there

THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT LIES IN THESE YOUNG HANDS

THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT LIES IN THESE YOUNG HANDS

Ask any Ugandan about their frustrations with the public transport system and you will get

A year later, many women work on relentlessly

A year later, many women work on relentlessly

“Rest! What is rest for a mom working in the corporate world?” Grenia Nalumansi laughs

What Could the Future of Education for Uganda Look Like? An Invitation to Imagine

What Could the Future of Education for Uganda Look Like?

“We have spent only four months at school and within that time, all the things

THE FUTURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

THE FUTURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Becoming an entrepreneur is a goal for many. The lifestyle, flexibility of working hours and

Unlocking Opportunities in Uganda’s Tech Community

Unlocking Opportunities in Uganda’s Tech Community

The most experienced developers in Uganda’s tech ecosystem started out over 20 years ago, but

2020 Game Changers : Entrepreneurs who have inspired us through the year

2020 Game Changers : Entrepreneurs who have inspired us through

“When the world locks down, that’s the time game changers start”- Stephen Ahweera. The 21st

MyVillage: The future of Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

MyVillage: The future of Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

The year is 2020. The world is shaking up in crisis. Entrepreneurship continues to thrive

Hope, Dreams and Purpose

Hope, Dreams and Purpose

This is not another success story. We tell many of those and sometimes, they make

Defining the Future of Retail.

Defining the Future of Retail.

Uganda’s retail sector is volatile and has remarkably played an important role in boosting the

Sustaining Innovation Vs Disruptive Innovation: An Innovator’s conundrum

Sustaining Innovation Vs Disruptive Innovation: An Innovator’s conundrum

Innovation is not just introducing or implementing new ideas or methods. Innovation is a process

Entrepreneurs build entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs build entrepreneurs.

“We rise by lifting others” – Robert Ingersoll Entrepreneurship is a revolution beginning to unfold

Making the dream work: ONE is better than one

Making the dream work: ONE is better than one

The Avengers, without a doubt are the world’s favorite superhero team. We fancy them and

Creating change through collaboration

Creating change through collaboration

According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate among the youth in Uganda

The Digital Revolution: Guiding Innovation and Creativity

The Digital Revolution: Guiding Innovation and Creativity

Over the last few years, the penetration and growth of technology has improved drastically, the

GENERATIVE ART: What it is and why you should love it.

GENERATIVE ART: What it is and why you should love

When asked about art of this generation, a good number of people will claim it

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