Note to Non-Techies 001: Where Does Your Data Go?

I have started a new mini-series known as "Note to Non-Techies". This came up as a result of the need to share some very interesting conversations I have had with people around me about tech, apps, and other innovations and how they affect their everyday lives (knowingly/unknowingly). I will be co-authoring this with different 'someones'. …

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T.A.M. And Why We Need To Look Beyond…

Just population numbers no revenues included*** The Total Addressable Market (T.A.M.) for Kenyan startups has been a strong ongoing debate in the local startup ecosystem. As compared to some of the most vibrant tech ecosystems in the world, one pattern is clearly evident, TAM. Most of them have huge populations which in turn means more …

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‘Saving’ the Matatu Industry

In the next few months, the government through the new parastatal Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, NAMATA, will be implementing a BRT system on the Kenyan roads. This exercise will directly impact four counties namely: Nairobi City, Kiambu, Kajiado, Machakos and Murang’a. For years, the matatu industry has descended into chaos, making it the ultimate …

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