Tag: Joint Hub Fund

I recently wrote an article for Huffington Post which explores the tech ecosystem in African countries, with a focus on innovation hubs, start-ups and building sustainable communities.  It explores the potential of the sector, some of the challenges remaining and how they can be tackled.  It asks us as funders and practitioners whether our expectations regarding […]

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The UK is no stranger to bizarre rituals and arcane institutions (see cheese rolling, Morris dancing and swan upping) and the British tax year is no exception. Because of a decision made back in 1752, our accounting year runs from 5 April. So, as we’re now a couple of weeks into a new financial year […]

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In June last year, we blogged about our involvement in establishing the Joint Hub Fund to support tech hubs across Africa. Today, Indigo is delighted to announce that we will provide a further £100,000 towards supporting the Fund. This is the largest award Indigo has made since we started supporting technology and development in 2010 and […]

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When Indigo started funding in Africa four years ago, we set out to do something that we felt other funders weren’t doing. Not only did we feel that the potential impact of mobile and web technology was ripe and should be supported, we also recognised that many organisations – particularly small, local ones – needed […]

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Exciting news, we’re partnering with DOEN Foundation and Hivos Foundation are launching a new fund to support tech innovation hubs in Africa.  Below is some info on the fund: Two development organisations, Hivos Foundation and The Indigo Trust, alongside DOEN Foundation announce the launching of a new joint fund that will support technology hubs across Africa […]

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