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When the buzz leaves the hub

In the past months there have been many initiatives trying to map out all innovation hubs and labs in SSA. Some crowdsource maps powered by Bongohive, InfoDev and others have identified over 100 tech hubs and labs in the region. These initiatives provide with a categorization including incubators, accelerators, tech hubs, co-working spaces, and so on. The ‘mapping’ of … Continue reading

An attempt to define Collaborative Innovation: thoughts from the fieldwork
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An attempt to define Collaborative Innovation: thoughts from the fieldwork

Last week, I read another blog about collaboration and how important it is in new workplaces. The discussion that ensued is one heard before: the new entrepreneurial spaces are all about collaboration. Open spaces and big tables shared by all members, allowing for ‘serendipity’ to happen, enabling an environment where unlikely allies connect and collaborate, … Continue reading