m:lab East Africa is the region’s new incubation facility for entrepreneurs and innovators with a focus on mobile technology. The lab aims to facilitate demand-driven innovation by local and regional entrepreneurs, ensuring that breakthrough low-cost, high-value mobile solutions can be developed and scaled-up into sustainable entreprises that address social and economic needs. The facility’s services include business incubation, training, consumer research and application testing. The facility will also assist developers and entrepreneurs to access capital for scale up of their innovations as well as to access markets and business partnerships. The lab’s activities are aimed at helping to make the East Africa region a global hub for mobile innovation.
Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs—men and women with system changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, Ashoka has elected over 1,800 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with living stipends, professional support, and access to a global network of peers in more than 60 countries.
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17--28(June 2016)The Journal of Interactive Online Learning is published by a joint effort of The University of Alabama, the University of Texas at Tyler, and Miami University, as well as faculty from other institutions..