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Promoting Innovation

FABlab Namibia hosted 'Pitch Night' at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) last Tuesday where 10 innovators pitched their inventions. Two innovators won an all expenses trip to Europe's leading startup SLUSH, to be held in Helsinki, Finland. The winner was Kaveto Tjatjara, while the second runner up was Vincent van Wyk. Selling his idea to [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Namibia heads to Slush 2017

TOWARDS the end of November last year, I had the privilege to attend the Slush conference in Helsinki, Finland with funding from the Finnish embassy in Namibia. The first thing I did when I heard that I was going to attend one of the biggest tech start-up conferences, Slush, was to find out which Namibians [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Namibia’s 1st Pitch Night: Five Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Start-Ups

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Local youth innovators competitive on an international stage

Windhoek-Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and FABlab believe that technology and innovation are the way to develop, inspire and motivate young Namibians; a means to get them to be competitive locally, regionally but also globally.Technological innovations can come from anywhere and given the right encouragement, mentorship and self-belief, nothing is impossible. This is [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

PEBL – Namibia’s very own low cost, high-performance computer.

Who would have thought that a pebble on the beach would ignite an idea so inspirational, that might change the digital future of the African Continent? With assistance from FABlab Namibia, the Finnish Embassy and various partners, Vincent van Wyk, PEBL Lead Product Developer and his business partner which he only referred to at Angelo, [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Youth groups want speedy implementation of programmes addressing their challenges-NBC

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Female leaders make local youth innovators competitive on an international stage

Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and FABlab believe that technology and innovation are the way to develop, inspire and motivate young Namibians. A means to get them to be competitive locally, regionally but also globally. Technological innovations can come from anywhere and given the right encouragement, mentorship and self-belief, nothing is impossible. This [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

SAIS & Slush Partnership Boosts Entrepreneurship Internationally

SAIS in partnership with Slush will be working on bridging Southern African and Finnish ecosystems. Through this partnership, Slush and SAIS will provide innovation actors and startups an opportunity to create international connections at one of the biggest startup and tech conferences in Europe. “SAIS is a catalyst for proven concepts and a platform for [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Paratus redifines the PC promising excitement Retail

Paratus Telecom flew the Namibian flag high recently when it launched its PEBL personal computer at the MyBroadband conference, a low cost personal computer. Its Chief Operating Officer, Schalk now plans to move assembling home. The PEBL is a highly durable and integrated mini PC, powered by an Intel chip with a range to suit [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

Namibian firm offers ultra-compact PC

Namibian-based Paratus Telecom has introduced an ultra-compact PC range, PEBL, which is power-efficient and extremely small. The company says the PEBL range will challenge the essence of how one defines a desktop PC, as it comes in at only 120mm by 120mm. Paratus Telecom SA MD Kallie Carlsen says PEBL uses less than 10% of [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments