Seedstars returns to Zimbabwe

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Harare October 04, 2017. Impact Hub Harare is excited to be hosting the second edition of the global start-up competition, Seedstars World. Seedstars World is back in Harare to find the most promising early stage start-up in Zimbabwe! Early stage start-ups (less than 2 years) will have the opportunity to compete for up to $1,000,000 […]

Team Zimbots “out-codes” the giants with engineering dexterity

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The 4th Industrial revolution is taking the world by storm and Impact Hub Harare is proud to be supporting eight Zimbabwean prodigies doing it big in the artificial intelligence realm. This July eight innovative Zimbabwean techies took part in the inaugural FIRST Global robotics challenge held in Washington DC. “Team Zimbabwe” as they were branded, […]

Boost your Business with Facebook and Digify Bytes

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Impact Hub Harare in partnership with Facebook, Digify Bytes and Dandemutande held a training session dubbed Boost your Business with Facebook and Digify Bytes during the weekend. The primary purpose of the workshop was to educate and equip entrepreneurs with tools offered by Facebook to take them to a new level of success.    #IHH #BoostyourBusinessZw […]

Growth Stage Enterprise at Accelerate2030 National Pitch Event

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On July 1, 2017 Impact Hub Harare held the Accelerate2030 National Pitch Event in collaboration with 17 other countries worldwide in the Impact Hub Global Community. The competition is for growth stage enterprises addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The programme was initiated by Impact Hub Geneva and the UNDP in 2016. Accelerate2030  is a […]

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 […]

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 […]