Women Hackathon

The Women In Technology Uganda Hub Invites you to attend an only women 2 day Hackathon themed “Women Who start Hack.”
The Mission of the hackathon is to close gender gaps and disrupt economic inequality through collaborative, unconventional women-led social change hackathon where local genius is aligned with a global network committed to designing solutions that transform into opportunities for women in leadership, education and industry/ Entrepreneurship.

WITU Hub is located at Women In Technology Uganda, Plot 18, Kanjokya Street, Kamwokya and is the Place for Committed women entrepreneurs to realise their potential and ambitions to achieve remarkable success using Technology.

Successful candidates will be taken through a 2 day bootcamp before being admitted into the WITU Hub accelerator Program. The courses have been developed with leading institutes and technology experts around the world. After completion of training participants will receive certificates and the team ideas will be supported to scale to a startup in the accelerator program!

The startups stand a chance to get free co working office space and support from WITU HUB for their first year of existence.

**Applications close on 12th February 2019.

A Platform to;
1.Develop your knowledge and skills
2.Advance your Career/ Idea
3.Build your network.
4.Learn new perspectives
5.Unlock your finance.
6.Gain valuable advice and support!

The WITU Women who start Hack will take place on 21st-22nd February 2019. Hive Colab Level4, Kanjokya House, Plot 90, Kanjokya Street, Kamwokya. Time: 8-5pm.

Register here

***Only Online applicants will be considered!


Cheryl Edison Business Workshop

On the Tuesday 25th, September  , 2018.  We are hosting a U.S expert here at WITU HUB in an exclusive Business afternoon session by Women in Technology Uganda in partnership with the U.S Embassy.

Cheryl Edison, Our guest is an expert on entrepreneurship and markers spaces will be conducting a series of entrepreneurship training session in Uganda,while in Uganda You will get to meet the world business expatriate, Cheryl Edison; a Silicon valley serial entrepreneur and global business development expert with a track record of successfully launching companies, products and services into new markets across 47 industries for more info click on link :www.cheryledison.com/about.

Ms Edison will have a business session here at Women in technology Hub on the Tuesday 25th September, Located at plot 18, Kanjokya Street Kamwokya at 2pm.

At women in Technology Uganda (WITU HUB); Ms. Edison will present Info session for Women entrepreneurs on how to take the very first steps to build a business or to provide thinking tools to startup leaders that may have lost their way to financial success. Seats are limited!!
To reserve your seat, Register Here: https://goo.gl/forms/K6Zd5Du7mcO9Pi2R2


      Sustech4Africa Challenge.

An innovation competition organized by three Belgium-based organizations — Ondernemers voor Ondernemers (OVO), Vlaams Instituut voor Technologisch Onderzoek (VITO) and Thomas More university – has been launched in Africa and Uganda will be the first host, officials have said.

Dubbed Sustech4Africa, or Sustainable Technology for Africa, the competition will unfold in September and end in November, with all events taking place in Kampala.

According to officials, the contest is aimed at enforcing entrepreneurs and scale-ups creating innovative and sustainable products and services.

“The competition aims to build strong relationships between entrepreneurs, generating viable and in-depth business plans while enhancing the tools to scale-up the different players,” say officials.

A number of conditions have been set for startups interested in the contest. For instance, they must be located in Uganda, the startup should be registered as a business already (at least for a year), necessary investment in the company should amount to between EUR 5,000 and EUR 50,000. A startup should also already be having a business plan and anticipates to be profitable within the next 3 years.

Submission of applications is already underway and the deadline is September 20. After this, a panel of experts will choose the 10 most promising projects, which will be announced on October 15.

These projects will then proceed to the next phases of the challenge, which will involve workshops, “a masterclass and a boot camp uplifting your business plan, marketing spearheads and presentation skills.”

The 3 final winners of this competition will gain a potential investment capital in the form of a social loan and get a long-term access to business and technological expertise, officials say.