Accelerate2030 – Scaling ventures in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

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Three startups are launched every second in the world according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. That’s 11000 an hour. Some focus on extracting petroleum, others on creating solar panels. Plenty build new apps or tech and want to find their niche in Silicon Valley. But what can be said about the small ventures in developing […]

Roundshopper Mobile App Launches in Harare

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Roundshopper Mobile App Launches in Harare Roundshopper officially launched in Harare this month and will  scale into other cities in and around Zimbabwe later this year. Roundshopper is the magic key that will unlock the shackles restraining tuckshop owners in Zimbabwe. Roundshopper is a mobile application created to solve the challenges of stock ordering for […]

Most Innovative Start-up Nominee (Dr CADx)

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Most Innovative Start-up Nominee (Dr CADx)   Well done to the Dr Cadx team, they made it to the Seedstars World final competition in Zurich, Switzerland which took place just last month. This initiative is a great example to the international audience of the talent, innovation and social impact taking place in Zimbabwe. Impact Hub […]

Super Impact Saturday

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Super Impact Saturday   Students, individuals and organisation teams from across the country took time to attend the Super Impact Saturday event held on March 25, 2017 by Impact Hub Harare in partnership with Dandemutande, the ISP which owns UMAX, and the Discovereum. The Discovereum is Zimbabwe’s first children’s museum. The focus of the museum […]

Coding in African languages

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Coding in African languages Tapiwanashe Matangira, a Harare Institute of Technology final year student, has translated Zimbabwean tech innovation–literally. Matangira is the founder and creator of KODHI 123–a graphical user interface generated in Shona to teach computer programming in local vernacular. The creation and introduction of such a system could help Zimbabwe leapfrog technological development […]

“Zvipoko zvepainternet”: Celebrating Safer Internet Day

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“Zvipoko zvepa internet”: Celebrating Safer Internet Day   In commemoration of Safer Internet Day Impact Hub Harare joined Tech Women Zimbabwe and Facebook to celebrate and generate widespread awareness of internet safety for young internet users. Tech Women Zimbabwe in a joint effort with Facebook hosted a one day programme at Chitsere Primary School in […]

Dr.CADx: The start-up that sees through you

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  Dr.CADx: The start-up that sees through you At Impact Hub Harare’s we are passionate about positive social impact and innovation. We take ideas and support them to become global solutions. We bring international communities and opportunities to Zimbabwe, and take Zimbabwe’s brilliance to the international scene. It is a symbiotic ecosystem of do-gooders.   […]

Young female Innovators

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Young female Innovators Insight   The Impact Hub Harare ,team recently visited Queen Elizabeth High School in Harare to experience first-hand how these young innovators and creators had developed prototypes from renewable, sustainable and bio degradable resources. These are being developed to provide solutions to prevailing social and global energy problems, such as pollution, waste […]

Karma is a Pitch

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At Impact Hub Harare, we aim to “inspire, connect and enable”. However, in an attempt to achieve these objectives, we simultaneously became recipients of our own proverbial medicine. Someone call a doctor because we are overdosing on endorphins from watching the talent that we have within our nation. We are considering suing the winning start-ups […]