If you have an idea for an event or activity, please talk to Brian and Jumanne at the Innovation Space, or contact us.

Past Events

August 18th, 2014 Amani Gachocha a member of the Buni Internship Programme conducted MVC training for Buni hub developers. 

August 16th, 2014 Libery Deogratius conducted a training on Ethical Hacking. The training was based on providing basic understanding on  the concepts. 

July 24th, 2014 We also had visitors from Cambridge University who are part of Cambridge Development Initiative working with Tanzanian university students. 

July 24th, 2014 We had visitors at the hub, students from Austin, Texas (USA) who were looking to do research in Tanzania

July 23rd, 2014  Kati a lady from Finland shared her experience on ” Clients and their behaviors”.

July 16th, 2014, Buni Hub and Mara Foundation hosted Miss Anuradha Banerjee seasoned business professional from United Kingdom with over 15 years industry experience.

July 11th, 2014 We had a session on building Android apps called “Build Your First Android App”. A trainer from Mobile Boot camp Tanzania called Georgia Rwechungula

July 8th, 2014 Start of  the orientation week for the new interns of the Buni Internship Programme (BIP)

July 3rd, 2014 First Track Training on 3D printer by an expert from USA, Matthew Roddge.

July 2nd, 2014 First Track Training on GitHub from Michael Benedict foreign volunteering expert at Buni.

June 28th, 2014 Tigo Reach for change initiative and “Apps & Girls” conduct tech training for girls at Buni.

June 26th, 2014 Mr. Bola Garbadeen, African financial inclusion expert was talking about entrepreneurship and fund raising for start-ups.

June 20th, 2014 Kick starting The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) awareness session with DTBI at Buni hub.

June 11th, 2014 The brainstorming session of the Africa Progress Panel report coordinated by Marieme Jamme from Africa Gathering Organization

June 10th, 2014 Buni entrepreneurs watching the documentary on modern entrepreneurship from an expert from Silicon Valley co-organized with DTBI

June 6th, 2014 Orientation session of the BUNI Internship Programme (BIP)

May 22nd, 2014 Demo Africa Innovation tour introductory session happened at Buni hub.

May 16th, 2014 University of Dar es Salaam ICT community (UDICT) introduced their new members to the BUNI Hub

May 15th, 2014 Make Fellows (electronics community) at Buni meet with Austin and expert from USA to work on some electronics prototypes.

May 7th – 9th , 2014 (DTBI) in cooperation with Microsoft organized Windows 8 mobile applications training at Buni hub

May 3rd, 2014 Buni ladies community event happening at the hub fast track training on HTML5/CC3

April 23rd, 2014 Ruby on Rails training at Buni Hub, organized by Andrew Muturi expert from Kenya and the CodeFest team

April 18th, 2014 ICT and Media Workshop at Buni

April 18th, 2014 Info Session of Buni Mentoring Programme
Opportunity from Buni, Buni hub managers will be taking teams to mentor on their projects or ideas. The programme will be taking place after every three month.

April 16th, 2014 Bring your idea, leave with inspiration and a competitive advantage
Swedish team of entrepreneur master students will come and host a workshop at Buni Hub, COSTECH building, ground floor. The workshop purpose is to find and highlight what makes your idea different.

April 11th, 2014 Deadline of submission for Pivot East & Info session at Buni for selected teams.
Buni hub is opening the doors for start-ups and individuals who have signed up for the competition to get mentored at the hub. 

April 10th, 2014 Media and ICT Forum
“MEDIA and ICT forum” is an event that aims at addressing some of the challenges that are found in the online media stakeholders in the country and provide solutions through sharing of ideas and experiences

April 1st, 2014 From Idea to Business Session with Dr. Sara Lev 

Series of capacity building training organized by Dr. Sara Lev, volunteering lecture at Buni Hub. The lecture is about team building and leadership.

March 22nd, 2014 Web design training for ladies.
Web designing training for ladies organized by Buni ladies community.

March 22nd, 2014 Electronics community meet-ups at Buni
Series weekly meetings organized by individuals interesting in electronics specifically working on circuit boards and building digital products. The community is mentored by Victor Augustine and hub managers.

March 7th – 8th, 2014 Introduction to SMS and USSD Application Workshop
There will be 2 days session on SMS and USSD technology organized by Edwin Myalla.

March 6th, 2014 Media and ICT Forum
“MEDIA and ICT forum” is an event that aims at addressing some of the challenges that are found in the online media stakeholders in the country and provide solutions through sharing of ideas and experiences

March 5th, 2014 Workshop on building startups by Minna Takkala
A Session on Start-up management, getting ready for business, team formation, special businessmodels and working on creative ideas and how they can lead to successful business.

February 22nd, 2014 Social Media for Growth Forum at Buni hub
The Super Social Networkers (TSSN)  is a forum that aims to expose youth into the opportunities available from positive usage  of social media platforms.

February 19th, 2014 Dar es salaam Open Knowledge Community First Meetup
Open knowledge and Open data enthusiasts in Dar es Salaam first meetup

February 11th, 2014 Idea Generation with Dr.Lev
Introduction of various practical tools to generate good ideas, and discuss ways to exploit opportunities.

February 10th, 2014 Afrimakers Visit Bunihub
An opportunity to meet afrimakers team, and get introduced to the world of the makers

February 10th – 18th, 2014 CCNA Bootcamp
9 days CCNA Bootcamp at Buni Space organized by hatua technologies

February 7th, 2014 Friday Talk
Friday Talks starting tommorrow, catch up with afrimakers,coming with makey makey some exciting technology…..make sure you dont miss

January 23rd, 2014 “Tech in the world” visits 
Lets come and share experience with a group of students from Harvard University about our projects and ideas.

January 20th, 2014 Mobile Monday Dar
Today, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, we will be having Mobile Monday session on the status of mobile and online payment Tanzania.

January 20th- 24th, 2014 Rlabs Training at the Smaller side of the space
This week the smaller side of the space is reserved for Rlabs training for stakeholders of the living labs in Tanzania.

December 7th, 2013: Meet up session for ladies members of the Buni hub.
The meet up is organized to help building a sustainable ladies community at the hub, that will identify equal opportunities for both genders at the hub.

December 6th, 2013: UICT Community at University of Dar es salaam
As part of Buni initiative of working with students community from local universities Buni held an event with college students at the University of Dar es Salaam.

December 5th, 2013: Brainstorming session on the Tanzania startup ecosystem
Brainstorming session on the status of the start-ups ecosystem in Tanzania and how can we build a supportive ecosystem for local tech entrepreneurs.

November 29th, 2013: Samsung and Zalego visit to the Buni space
Local tech company Zalego Limited and representatives  of Samsung Kenya, visited Buni hub to talk to local android applications developers at the hub.


November 22nd-24th, 2013: Start-up weekend, part of the global entrepreneurship week
As part of the global entrepreneurs week Buni hub and partners organized the session. The session will be held at KINU.

November 21st, 2013: Brainstorming session for sources of funding for local start-ups
As part of the global entrepreneurs week Buni hub and partners organized the session involving stakeholders from banks and other sources of funds for businesses to discuss with the entrepreneurs.

November 18th, 2013: Start-ups validated learning
Training on how to build successful start-ups from scratch using the resources available around you.

October 28th, 2013: 1st Meet-up of the Masoko Project Lecture Series
Introduction session of the Masoko challenge, the challenge is organized by the organization 2 Seeds Foundation. The challenge is to tackle problem facing agriculture in Tanzania using ICT.

October 26th-27th, 2013: Sema Hackathon session at Buni hub
The hackathon organized at Buni hub organized by lecturer from University of Dar es Salaam and partners.

October 19-20th, 2013: AfricaHackTrip 2013 visit to Dar es Salaam 
2-day Firefox OS Training Workshop – details coming up!

October 7th, 2013: Sankala Forum Launching
16:00 – 17:00 : Sankala Forum launches its first edition in East Africa, to recognize emerging, high-impact African SMEs

September 25th, 2013: Farewell for Jukka and welcome for Iiro
13:00 – 14:00  Say goodbye to Jukka and welcome new Associate Expert Iiro

September 21st, 2013: Symposium on African Cinema
09:00 – 16:00   Come and discuss African cinematic expression with the pros and officials

September 3rd, 2103: Pitch Training
10:00 – 17:00   Full day of pitch training and sharing experiences from international pitch competitions, organization in collaboration with DTBi, KINU and Buni.

August 28-29, 2013: 6th South African Innovation Summit Video Stream Event
2-day workshop mixing streamed sessions from South Africa’s largest innovation conference and participatory sessions with Tanzanian content

August 24th, 2013: Start-up’s Anatomy
10:00 – 13:00  Understanding startups in Tanzanian startup ecosystem and stakeholders

August 20th – 22nd: ICT and Mass Media Workshop
3-day worshop on the use of  ICT tools on effective news production and coverage

August 3rd, 2013: Introduction to WordPress Training
10:00 – 12:00: Get to know wordpress, and start building amazing websites

July 26th, 2013: Joomla Training for Women
08:00 – 16:30 : A Joomla workshop for girls and women who are passionate about website development.

July 15th-19th, 2013: Introduction to GIS and Information Kiosk project
08:00 – 13:00 : University of Bagamoyo in collaboration with OBG Company ltd, who are the owner of the Tanzania Information Kiosk project, will be running a workshop, introducing the Information Kiosk project and GIS Theories to participants of the project.

July 14th, 2013: Tanzania-MIT Tele-Hackathon
12:00 – 10:00pm: Create, complete and present collaborative computer programming projects livestreaming with colleagues from the top USA universities: MIT, Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, University of California, Berkeley among others.

July 6th, 2013: How do entrepreneurs generate their business ideas
09:00 – 16:00:Start and Improve Your Business(SIYB) is a programme which focuses on starting and improving small businesses as a strategy for creating more and better employment especially for youths in developing economies and economies in transit.

July 5th, 2013: Innovation Space registered users gathering
14:00 – 15:00 Come attend a gathering of all innovation space registered users, lets review what we are doing, and come up with concrete measure, for the operation and functioning of the innovation space

July 1st, 2013: From the world of Innovation to Innovation for the world
09:00 – 15:30: Join Brent and Rene on looking at What is Innovation? Where to look for Innovation? How to shift your focus from the world of innovation to innovation for the world?

June 29th, 2013: Masoko Challenge Presentations and Judging
13:00 – 16:00   Finale of the Masoko Challenge

June 28th, 2013: Suppliers and Service providers in ICT Dialogue
09:00 – 13:00: A dialog of Suppliers and Service providers in Information and Communication Technology

June 10th – 15th, 2013 : Ubuntu Bootcamp
A hands on workshop to introduce users to an alternative operating system known as Ubuntu.

June 7th, 2013: Masoko Challenge Kickoff and Registration
16:00 – 18:00   Start-up competition taking on price transparency

June 5-7th, 2013: Training Workshop on Front-End Innovation in Projects
3-day workshop organized by World Bank, COSTECH and Aalto University for invited participants. Smaller side of the Innovation Space reserved for the training.

June 3rd & 4th, 2013: Career Path Self Discovery workshop 
10:00 – 12:00  Find the right career path for you! Apply to participate now!

May 20-23th, 2013: International Co-Innovation Week
TANZICT, KINU and other collaborating partners and international visitors organize a week with several events about tech entrepreneurship and innovation.

May 15th, 2013: Google I/O 2013 at the KINU
From 19:00->  Be inspired by the tech world’s latest web, mobile and social breakthroughs to create simple, life-improving technologies and viable businesses among a rich and diverse community of cutting edge developers.

May 14-15th, 2013: TCRA Road Safety Hackathon
14.5. 16:00 – 15.5. 10:00 Overnight hackathon on Road Safety applications

May 13-17th, 2013: Social Media Training for CHAVITA
09:00 – 16:00   Smaller side of Innovation Space reserved for training

May 10th, 2013: TCRA Road Safety Competition / Hackathon Kickoff
16:00 – 18:00   Information and kickoff session for TCRA’s Road Safety Hackathon

May 9-11th, 2013: Web design workshop
09:00 – 13:00   A three day, practical workshop at the Innovation space.

May 7-8th, 2013: GIST Startup Boot Camp – East Africa
GIST Startup Boot Camp organized in cooperation with DTBi and infoDev.

May 6th, 2013: Mobile Monday Dar focusing on Tourism
18.00 – 20.30   MoMo focuses on how ICT is and can be used in tourism industry

May 4th, 2013: Blogging Beyond Basic
10:00 – 12:00: Join Jumanne Mtambike, in the blogging journey

April 30th, 2013: Innovation Space Community Meeting
14:00 – 15:00 : Monthly Community Meeting at the Innovation Space

April 24-25th, 2013: International Girls in ICT Days in Dar
Two-day event for secondary school students to learn about careers in ICT

April 23rd, 2013: Craig’s story & the work of RLabs at KINU
18:00 – 20:00    If you want to hear Craig’s story of how he came to RLabs, be there!

April 22nd & 23rd, 2013: Training of Trainers in Entrepreneurship
09:00 – 16:00   Training of Trainers in Entrepreneurship by Craig from Rlabs

April 11th, 2013: DTBi Introduces the Incubation Program
14:00-15:00   Perfect opportunity to hear about the DTBi Incubation program

April 10th, 2013: Pivot East Outreach Workshop at KINU
18.00-20.30    Join to learn more about this year’s Pivot East competition

April 8th, 2013: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam on Education at KINU
18.00-20.30   Next MoMoDar will focus on education in Tanzania

April 8th, 2013: Awarding Ceremony for the first Innovation Fund grantees
10.00-11.00   Hon. Minister Prof. Mbarawa addresses the grantees

April 3rd, 2013: 1st Mobile Apps Developer Community meetup
16:00-18:00   First session after the workshop for selecting office bearers

April 3rd, 2013: Common Mistakes in Design (Constructive Criticism)
14:00-16:00:  Join Sama Jahanpour, discussing on visio skills, how to present our work

March 28th, 2013: Community Meetup
14:00 – 16:00:  Second community meetup session, come discuss how the innnovation space is functioning, propose changes and plans for the future.

March 26th, 2013: Mobile Apps Developer Community (MAPC) Workshop
09:00 – 12:30:  Workshop organized by DTBi with Aape Pohjavirta

March 22nd, 2013: Microsoft introduces IT Academy
14:00 – 15:30   Visitors from Microsoft introduce their online campus in Tanzania

March 16th, 2013: Start-Ups Product Showcase
10:00-14:00   Start-Up companies showcasing their products and projects and receiving response from the audience about their products

March 12th, 2013: Brochure workshop, Second Day 2
09:00-11:30  Join the second session of the brochure workshop

March 11th, 2013: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam at KINU
18.00-20.30   Impact of ICT on the Tanzanian entertainment industry. The discussion will focus on the intersection between technology and gaming, music and social media.

March 8th, 2013: Get to know the Kukua Fund!
14.00-16.00   Marlon Parker will introduce Kukua Fund and startups interested to apply will have a chance to pitch or discuss their idea with Marlon.

March 7th, 2013: Marlon Parker and the Mxit Challenge at KINU
18.00-20.00   Marlon will introduce the Mxit Challenge for Tanzanian developers: to develop a social or social business app using Mxit especially for Tanzania.

March 5th and 7th, 2013 : Brochure workshop, First Session
09:00-11:30  Join the first session of the brochure workshop

March 5th, 2013: Living Labs Meetup
09.00-16.00  Meeting for the living lab initiatives, smaller side of Innovation Space reserved

March 2nd, 2013 : Project Preparation Practical Session Continues
11:00-13:00   The project practical session continues

March 1st, 2013: Frugal Innovation Workshop
09:00-12:00   Join a workshop led by PhD Henri Simula (Aalto Univ.) on Frugal Innovation

Feb 28th, 2013: Practical Videography Workshop
09:00-13:00   Join Min Fei and Leena on the videography workshop

Feb 27th, 2013: Vision for Dar es Salaam -workshop
08:30-16.30   Workshop for creating sustainable solutions for Dar es Salaam

Feb 25-27th, 2013: FEMTANZ Training
Smaller side of Innovation Space reserved for training.

February 23rd, 2013 : IT project preparation (practical session)
11:00-13:00   Come for a practical session for ICT project preparation

February 16th, 2013: Project Preparation Essentials at the Innovation Space
11:00-13:00   Learn the requirements and skills on preparing a good competitive ICT project.

February 14th, 2013: Innovation Space Community Meetup
14:00-16:00   Come and share your ideas on the use of the Innovation Space

February 13th, 2013: Anzisha Prize 2013 Tour Information Session
14.00-15.30    Come and hear about Anzisha Prize, apply or nominate your friend with a great business idea for the Prize!

February 12th, 2013: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam – ICT and Agriculture
18.00-20.00     MoMoDar & 2Seeds Network present an opportunity to discuss and debate how ICT can improve agriculture sector in Tanzania. Please note: on Tuesday at Sea Cliff.

February 7-8th, 2013: Practical Videography Workshop
09.00-12.00    Learn to shoot and edit video with the tools you have!

Every Sunday in January: TechnoSunday
11.00-13.00   Personal Finance Management with Excel

January 22nd, 2013: Entrepreneurial Teaching Methods Workshop at Tumaini Uni.
08.30-13.00   Training and idea generation workshop to Tumaini’s academic staff

January 11th, 2013: Public Seminar by DTBi & COSTECH
09.00-12.30   Role of Entrepreneurship Innovation & Incubation for Development

January 10th, 2013: Feedback session for Sanitation hackathon teams
09.00-12.00   Experts from World Sanitation Program guiding hack teams

January 9th, 2013: Project showcase & Office hours with Harvard fellows
13.00-16.00   Open platform for presenting your projects and getting advice on technical challanges with a group of Harvard students and teaching fellows.

For earlier events, see event archive 2011-2012


11 thoughts on “Events

  1. Well it has been a very interesting week with all good things you guys have brought to us.
    The meeting with MIT students was great actually. I have got a very beautiful moment of my career development.

    • Hi Moris, each event has the information attached. Generally anyone can attend, in some cases you need to sign up, and in some cases some skills are expected but all this is written at the event descriptions. Just keep following the events and sign up when you want to attend.

  2. hi innovation space mambers i have a question about to explain in detail about instruction set metrices?

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