KIW 2019

The Kampala Innovation Week 2019 (KIW 2019) aimed to assemble all key players and stakeholders in the Startup Ecosystem to raise Uganda's profile in the startup space, provide visibility to it's startups, both locally & internationally and thereby attract investors and enable global partnerships.

KIW 2019 was held in line with the theme “Showcase, Discover and Engage” was successfully held at Kololo Independence grounds with a turn up of over 1000 conveners, 100 speakers and 100 exhibitors. The event was also the official launch grounds for Startup Uganda which was graced by two government Ministries of ICT and Ministry of Science Innovation and Technology.

Speakers

RYOSUKE YAMAWAKI

INVESTOR & ENTREPRENEUR Kepple Africa Ventures (KAV) and Crediation

MARTIN LABBÉ

TECH SECTOR DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR & NTF IV PROGRAMME MANAGER UN International Trade Centre

SUSAN NSIBIRWA

PARTNER Urge Uganda

MAXIME BOUAN

FOUNDING PARTNER AT SEEDSTARS AFRICA VENTURES

MOSES ACQUAH

PARTNER, GREENTEC CAPITAL

ROBERT SKIDMORE

CHIEF OF SECTOR AND ENTERPRISE COMPETITIVENESS SECTION UN International Trade Centre (ITC)

BART CORNILLE

EXPERT IN DIGITAL4DEVELOPMENT (D4D) Enabel

SEANICE LOJEDE

GROUP C.E.O & CO-FOUNDER Blu Flamingo Digital Africa

GERRY RASUGU

DIRECTOR, M4D, SUB- SAHARAN AFRICA

DR. MAXWELL OTIM ONAPA

DIRECTOR SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

PETER NDICHU

SENIOR MARKET ENGAGEMENT MANAGER GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator

ARIHO KAMARA

CO-FOUNDER AND GROUP C.E.O Nomad Advertising Limited

TODDRE' DALAURA MONIER

PRODUCER/HOST Off the Beaten Path

ALVIN KATTO

COUNTRY MANAGER Fuzu Uganda

IVAN A. AJAKOL

ASSOCIATE - TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS (TMT) PRACTICE KTA Advocates

CHARLYN KENTARO OTIM

FOUNDER Kentaro Handmade Organics

BENSON WEREJE

CO-FOUNDER AND COUNTRY DIRECTOR CIYOTA DRC

VICTOR TURATSINZE MAFIGI

FOUNDER UNLEASHED

PAUL TESAR

HEAD OF GROWTH Jumia E-commerce

RONALD AZAIRWE

MANAGING DIRECTOR Pegasus Technologies Limited

TERRY KARUNGI

SENIOR SOFTWARE PRODUCT MANAGER Mobile at Fenix International

JUSTIN RIJNBERG

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPER Dutch Base camp

SATOSHI SHINADA

GP Kepple Africa Ventures

TIMOTHY MUGUME

COUNTRY MANAGER Jumia Food

NICK KAMANZI

FINTECH LEAD Safeboda

ALAIN SIBENALER

UGANDA COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE UNFPA

VAOLAH AMUMPAIRE

FOUNDER Wena Hardware

MARK MUTAAHI

REGIONAL OPERATIONS LEAD Bid Network

BEV ROBERTS-REITE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY Save the Children Uganda

CHRIS LUKOLYO

DIGITAL COUNTRY LEAD UNCDF

ROWENA LUBOWA

CO-FOUNDER Pearls for Her

TIMOTHY MUSOKE

CO-FOUNDER AND CTO Laboremus Uganda

MOSES MUGISHA

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER Andela

NELDA NLIMILIMI

ASSOCIATE DATA ANALYST Wefarm

MARTIN BALABA

MEDICAL LEAD ON NEW AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES Infectious Diseases Institute

FRANCOIS COUPIENNE

DIGITAL ECONOMIC EXPERT UNCDF

OBONG O. O DAVID

PERMANENT SECRETARY Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation

ANNE RWEYORA

MANAGING DIRECTOR Smart Havens Africa

ROBERT MAWANDA

NATIONAL PROGRAMME COORDINATOR International Labour Organization

DIANA NTAMU

DIRECTOR MUBS Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Incubation Center

PRIM KARUNGI

CO-FOUNDER Kweli Skin Organics

MAX WALTER

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Center for Development Alternatives

HERBERT BASHASHA

MARKETING MANAGER Cafe Javas

PHILLIPA MAKOBORE

HEAD OF INSTRUMENTAL DIVISION UIRI

GRACE NAKABUGO

LEGAL ASSOCIATE MMAKS Advocates

MERCY K. KAINOBWISHO

MANAGER Intellectual Property URSB

PATRICK MUGISHA

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, INNOVATION & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Ministry of Science, Innovation and

GLORIA WAVAMUNO

DESIGNER Gloria Wavamunno

SOLOMON KITUMBA

FOUNDER Swipe2Pay

JOHN NDABARASA

STARTUPS RELATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE NTF IV Uganda project of the ITC

MARY ZILLA

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER Akorion

MARYANNE OCHOLA

EAST AFRICA REGIONAL CHAPTER MANAGER Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

BERNARD WRIGHT

MANAGING DIRECTOR Geo Gecko

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