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m:Lab East Africa: Africa’s first mobile Lab

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Kenya recently launched Africa’s first mobile apps lab known as  m-lab. The facility based in Nairobi Kenya will serve as incubation center for new business in the mobile space within East Africa countries. Among the initiatives which will be taken by the lab are training, business development support, linkages with financiers for seed capital and venture capital and more. The main aim is to stimulate  developers, researchers to come up with innovative products and services with impact in the local market and in the global stage. The success of the mobile app like Mpesa in Kenya is motivating  many mobile app developers in East Africa to come with more innovative solutions.

Recently we sat down with John Kieti the m:Lab East Africa Manager to understand more about the lab:

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