Stay up to date with the latest business and innovation news in the region. Our magazine also delivers dedicated coverage of the workshops and events happening at Nairobi Garage keeping you in the know.

SME Financing

World Bank approves financing for SMEs but is it enough?

World Bank approves financing for SMEs but is it enough? Small and Medium Enterprise financing (SME Financing) has become a “hot topic” especially with many studies having revealed the tremendous contribution of SMEs to economic development. However, one big challenge has been closing SME Financing gap which is highly linked to limited connections to networks…


International Development Design Summits

International Development Design Summits – Participants applications now open!

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) D-Lab will be supporting three summits this year and applications are now open! International Development Design Summits Kenya is July 8 – 22nd and will bring together 36 participants from all over the world to co-create innovative, viable financial products and services that expand access in the low-income space. Find out how to apply.



Are you a tech Innovator? Do you Love Data? Register for Season 2 of DataHack4fi

We’re happy to announce that Season 2 of DataHack4FI is now open for registrations! DataHack4FI is Africa’s only competition that encourages finance, tech and data enthusiasts to collaborate in using data and analytics to solve business challenges and extend financial services to underserved communities. So if you’re a tech innovator or simply love data then we reccommend you keep reading.


Startups for News 2018

Startups for News 2018 – Apply today!

We’re excited to announce that Global Editors Network, in partnership with, is launching Startups for News 2018! This amazing competition selects early-stage news startups with innovative products or services to media companies and accelerate their development through exposure, connections, and mentorship. Does this sound great to you too? It gets better…   How does it work?…


Johnson & Johnson’s GenH Challenge

Apply to the GenH Challenge with your everyday idea to change the trajectory of health. The best ideas for the future of health can come from anyone, anywhere in the world. Pioneered by Johnson & Johnson, the GenH Challenge is a social innovation prize competition uniquely incentivizing global entrepreneurs, innovators, and people on the front…