A new partnership to help grow and finance innovative mobile start-ups in East Africa has been signed. The partnership is between m:lab East Africa and GrowVC International. It is an arrangement expected to benefit recipients of m:lab East Africa’s mobile entrepreneurship development services. The targeted beneficiaries include and are not limited to m:lab East Africa’s resident incubation clients, app development trainees and contestants in the Pivot East Competition.
m:lab East Africa is a mobile innovation and entrepreneurship development facility launched in 2011 supported by a seed fund from the World Bank’s infoDev agency. It is hosted by a consortium comprising iHub, eMobilis, The World Wide Web Foundation and The University of Nairobi. Its offices are located in the 3rd floor of Bishop Magua Center along – Ngong Road in Nairobi.
Source: iHub Kenya