The Making of a Revolution

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Presented at the September 09 Science Cafe on Fiber Optics and what it means for Kenya and Kenyans

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The Making of a Revolution

  1. 1. The Making of a Revolution Wilfred M Mworia Founder: African Pixel & Afrinnovator [email_address] http://www.afrinnovator.com http://wmworia.wordpress.com
  2. 4. http://www.scribd.com/doc/16043810/The-Making-of-a- Revolution
  3. 7. This revolution is not quite like other revolutions… (but there are similarities)
  4. 9. More than fiber… (No silver bullets) <ul><li>A Startup Culture!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized financing – esp. seed funding </li></ul><ul><li>Technology education </li></ul><ul><li>Policy and regulation </li></ul>
  5. 10. The Great Convergence
  6. 12. Startup culture is about many things but mostly…
  7. 14. Find these people then help them get from…
  8. 16. to…
  9. 18. For young entrepreneurs… <ul><li>Do something you are passionate about – make meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Know your stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Be Original!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Think outside the box </li></ul><ul><li>Dream! </li></ul><ul><li>Solve a problem </li></ul>
  10. 20. Key local hurdles <ul><li>Starting a company in Kenya = looooong procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of very early stage startup (seed) funding </li></ul>
  11. 21. Wilfred M Mworia Founder: African Pixel [email_address] http://wmworia.wordpress.com

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