Catalyzing the growth of the Kenya tech community

Mobile Monday turns 10

By Jessica Colaço
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  Published 27 Sep 2010
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As Mobile  Monday celebrates its 10 years community collaboration and innovation at Helsinki, Finland, the Kenyan chapter held its monthly meetup at  the iHub where by virtual city presented their project which won the Nokia’s Growth Economy Venture Challenge. Mobile Distributor Solution app which supports small and micro enterprises in emerging markets. The team which includes Thomas Mwanzi , Conrad Akunga and John Waibochi among others ,received $1 million (USD) in venture capital and a commitment from Nokia to help turn his idea into a business reality.

Shujaa solutions MD,Michael Wakahe presented on his product the shujaa developer platform which gives software developers resources such as test bed, documentation and code sample.

Conrad Akunga gave a tri via to the participants whereby he asked them what was the theme of Nokia 2010 call for innovation?A virtual city shirt was up for grabs.

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