We’re are overly delighted that we,@iBizAfrica, shall be hosting the 1st ever Edition of Startup Weekend Education, Nairobi that will run from 10th to 12th July.
What is Startup Weekend?
Startup Weekend is a local grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding and launching successful ventures. Startup Weekend “Education” was founded on the belief that entrepreneurship is a powerful force to positively impart education outcomes. Through design thinking, innovative business strategies, relentless hacking and designing, this weekend will produce new ventures that are poised to create high caliber outcomes for local Education entrepreneurs.
What is in it for you?
Our event transcends the traditional Startup Weekend style; we will focus on bridging the entrepreneurial startup spirit with youth and educator informed issues. Through design thinking, innovative business strategies, relentless hacking and designing, this weekend will produce new ventures that are poised to create high caliber outcomes for local education entrepreneurs,” the organizers’ said. Groups will work together over 54 hours to create tech tools addressing a concern either in a school or in a student’s community, with solutions ranging from a mobile apps to online learning tools. “We believe that a wide range of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, passion, talents, technical knowledge and skills are needed to create ventures that have the highest potential for lasting impact,” the organizers said. Startup Weekend Education is seeking innovators, developers, designers, teachers, students, and other educational stakeholders to come together to form teams to develop solutions at the event. Areas of focus include using education technology to increase access to and distribute quality learning materials, taking advantage of open education technologies to improve education, how to use education data and education technology to measure impact, and how to ensure education technology and education initiatives lead to youth empowerment and development.
Go Ahead, Get the TICKETS
Tickets for event are Ksh. 1,000 and currently available on Ticketsasa . Kindly share with your friends and everyone about this great event. Looking forward to hosting you to a great, Fun Event!
What’s More, All participants will get 2 free rides per day courtesy of UBER.