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.

External Opportunities

External Opportunities

    We hope November is going great for you! Here at The Innovation

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

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

Entrepreneurs build entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs build entrepreneurs.

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

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

Creating change through collaboration

Creating change through collaboration

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

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,

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

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

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

THRIVING AND INNOVATING THROUGH A CRISIS

THRIVING AND INNOVATING THROUGH A CRISIS

“When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters – one

HOW STARTUPS AND TAXES CAN HAVE A POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP

HOW STARTUPS AND TAXES CAN HAVE A POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP

Uganda is ranked as one of the best entrepreneurial countries with a 28% rate.

LEGAL GUIDE FOR STARTUPS

LEGAL GUIDE FOR STARTUPS

Obtaining legal assistance for startups can be confounding, especially when it’s your first time

KNOCK DOWN INNOVATION CHALLENGE (3rd Edition)

KNOCK DOWN INNOVATION CHALLENGE (3rd Edition)

There is no doubt that Covid-19 is a serious long-term threat to our economy.

Uganda’s Creative Industry: A Gold field worth mining

Uganda’s Creative Industry: A Gold field worth mining

In the creative industry, even the tiniest of ideas can flicker outstanding workmanship. The

FREELANCERS LOUNGE – Unlocking the future of work

FREELANCERS LOUNGE – Unlocking the future of work

In today’s world where everyone wants to be their own boss, freelancing has become

EDTECH- A POSSIBLE SOLUTION TO ACADEMIC CONTINUITY DURING COVID-19

EDTECH- A POSSIBLE SOLUTION TO ACADEMIC CONTINUITY DURING COVID-19

In Uganda, a fairly active Edtech space is emerging with innovators coming up with

The Mastercard Foundation Launches Its Young Africa Works Strategy in Partnership With The Innovation Village

The Mastercard Foundation Launches Its Young Africa Works Strategy in Partnership With The Innovation Village

On Thursday 23rd July 2020, Mastercard foundation launched its Young Africa Works program which

Ideas to life! – MasterCard Foundation Launches Young Africa Works in Uganda

Ideas to life! – MasterCard Foundation Launches Young Africa Works in Uganda

Uganda is brimming with an enthusiastic, innovative youth force, whose ideas are often buried

THE VILLAGE HUSTLE

THE VILLAGE HUSTLE

JUNE 2020The Future Of Media The media industry has proved to be important and

InsurTech: Unimaginable Possibilities In A Changing World

InsurTech: Unimaginable Possibilities In A Changing World

There are numerous ways that technology and innovation can be applied to the Insurance

Energy Is A Critical Enabler Of Dignified and Fulfilled Lives

Energy Is A Critical Enabler Of Dignified and Fulfilled Lives

Energy is the engine for economic growth for society and countries as it provides

Bluer Skies and Cleaner Air Amidst COVID-19 Lock-down

It is unfortunate however, that it had to take a global health crisis like

Customer Centricity: Must-Have or a Waste of Energy?

Customer Centricity: Must-Have or a Waste of Energy?

If there is anything anyone doing a business needs to reflect upon each day,

Business Uncertainty Vs New Ways of Work

Business Uncertainty Vs New Ways of Work

It is undeniable the role Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play in developing economies.

THE VILLAGE HUSTLE THROUGH APRIL 2020

THE VILLAGE HUSTLE THROUGH APRIL 2020

Even though the pandemic, we worked and thrived. Putting Plastic Waste to use |

The Impact of COVID-19 on Uganda ‘s Oil and Gas Sector – Q&A

The Impact of COVID-19 on Uganda ‘s Oil and Gas Sector – Q&A

A Q&A with Ms. Proscovia Nabbanja Provide some insights into the global energy industry’s

Homeschooling Made Easy

Homeschooling Made Easy

My first interaction with Edtech was a TED talk about a free learning service

COVID-19 and Its Effect on Access to Basic Needs and Essential Services

COVID-19 and Its Effect on Access to Basic Needs and Essential Services

Traditionally, basic needs consisted of food, water, shelter and clothing. However, the modern age

Powering through COVID-19

Powering through COVID-19

by Joanita Nyangoma, Energy Lab Lead at The Innovation Village With millions of people

The business Valley caused by the corona virus – Opinion Piece

The business Valley caused by the corona virus – Opinion Piece

Crisis brings out all manner of characters in us. Entrepreneurs are some of the

THE VILLAGE HUSTLE

THE VILLAGE HUSTLE

Our Hustle through March 2020 Design with MoTIV MoTIV ran a Design Charrette on

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