Upcoming African Startup Events, 17-23 September

Whether you’re looking for investment or going to meet people, events are the best place to do so and thus, here’s everything you need to know about upcoming technology events in Kenya and South Africa in a week.

- Kenya
Scaling your Business Upwards Summit
When: 18th-19th September
Where: The Junction Mall, 3rd Floor, Ngong RD, Nairobi

Scaling your Business Upwards Summit is an event that brings together key thinkers and industry players from a range of leading businesses in Nairobi, with over 300 delegates from local and regional SMEs to discuss the issues and challenges that are faced as you grow your business. In this Inaugural Summit Njeri Rionge, the successful Kenyan portfolio entrepreneur chairing the Summit and a host of leading guest speakers will help answer vital questions.

Charges: Kshs 39, 000
Registration ends: 19.09.2012

Code4Democracy Workshop and Hackathon
When: 18th-19th September
Where: PAWA 254, Nairobi, Kenya

The Code4Democracy event is purposed to generate widespread interest and awareness among programmers, the media, activists, and beginning development of a wide range of open data solutions to pressing governance concerns. Over two days, learn and create innovative media content and platforms using rich sets of data and research. The first initiative of its kind in Kenya will focus on forming teams to create infographics, visualize data, and publish alternative media.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 18.09.2012

Nairobi Startup Pitch Night
When: 19th Septemberbr />Where: iHub, Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Startup Nights is a (free) regular event where 5 startups of all stages and industries get to pitch. The event brings together investors, advisors, students, business leaders, successful and aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone who loves startups.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 19.09.2012

Maseno University Mobile Bootcamp
When: 20th-22nd September
Where: Maseno University-University Boardroom, Millenium, Maseno, Kenya

Mobile Bootcamp is an event organized by AkiraChix and Mobile garage to train students in various mobile programming platforms these include: SMS/USSD, Mobile Web and Android. The Mobile Garage team will be heading down to Nyanza, a Province of Kenya for a Mobile Bootcamp in Maseno University.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 20.09.2012

- South Africa
MOMO Cape Town @ Creative Week
When: 17th September
Where: Five Flies, 16 Keerom Road, Cape Town, Western Cape 8001

Mobile Monday is an event organized by a group of dedicated volunteers from around the country. Originating in Helsinki, Finland, in the year 2000, Mobile Monday has grown into the world’s leading mobile community. MOMO is now back in Cape Town again, this time with the “Mobile Marketing Showcase” which will be happening during Creative Week. This event will be sponsored by InMobi and will showcase the most awesome mobile marketing campaigns created by some of the top digital agencies in South Africa.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 17.09.2012

#hackSTB September
When: 18th September
Where: MIH Media Lab, Faculty of Engineering, Stellenbosch

#HackSTB is a regular monthly event that aims to showcase tech projects designed and built in Stellenbosch around cities of the world.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 18.09.2012

New Finance for Social Entrepreneurs
When: 19th September
Where: Graduate School of Business, Portswood Rd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

New Finance for Social Entrepreneurs is an event organized by ASEN (African Social Entrepreneurs Network) to learn about opportunities for crowd-funding, crowd-sourcing and investment aimed specifically at entrepreneurs achieving some level of social impact. The event will highlight ASEN’s new partnership with U-Start – an investment fund looking for high-impact social entrepreneurs offering ASEN members free access for the rest of 2012!

Charges: R150 Silicon Cape & ASEN Members, R250 Non-Members
Registration ends: 18.09.2012

SPIN: Software Process Integration Network
When: 19th September
Where: Bandwidth Barn, 3rd Floor, Block B, 66 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town

SPIN (Software Process Integration Network) is an event that discusses the strategy of incorporating security measures into the development process from an early stage.. Paul van Woudenberg and Theo van Niekerk, the founders of ThinkSmart Information Systems and Security, will discuss the strategy of incorporating security measures into the development process from an early stage.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 19.09.2012

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