Presenter: Joe Ritchie
THEME: Traits of an Entrepreneur
Joe is a Senior Advisor to H.E President Kagame, a serial entrepreneur, a successful Options trader at the Chicago Board of Trade and investor. Joe shared with The iHillers his 30 year experience in in starting businesses, hiring top talent and selling them.
Branding Your Company
Presentend by Amin Gafaranga
Amin one of Rwanda's leading innovators and was one of the people behind the rebranding of Rwanda. He is a product designer, marketer, idea-preunuer: founder of Design VilIage a people-centred social innovation lab. proprietor & designer of two Shokola Cafe. During the evening of 15th December 2011, Amin poured out his branding mind to members of The iHills in a captivating session that left everyone wanting more. The presentation that lasted just over an hour, gave a lot of hope to young techies, but also left them pondering new strategies for branding their companies.
Presenter: Dave Jenkins
THEME:Having Purpose Driven Busineses to Impact Our Communities.
Dave Jenkins is aware enough of God’s grace to find a profile embarrassing.His wife, Jana said, “Yes” 21 years ago; and they have five children that keep their home full of laughter. When Jana met Dave he was running his own business to work his way through university. They’ve been in the Great Lake’s Region for 18 years. Dave is the founding pastor of Christ’s Church in Rwanda, and one of the founders of Kigali International Community School and the Presidential Scholars program. He lectures part time in Ethics at KIST, and writes for Focus.He hopes to see a Kigali whose hills are topped by churches, schools, and businesses where every child grows up in a family.
Welcome to The iHills, an association of Rwandan Tech Start-up companies, founded on the simple premise that Rwanda can be the birthplace of the next big thing in technology, and this group is determined to see this to fruition. If you think of yourself as an entrepreneur techie or not but passionate about Rwanda's ICT future, you are welcome to join us.
Our Mission is to inspire Tech Entrepreneurship among young Rwandans, develop strong business and interpersonal skills, and thus facilitate the creation of jobs in Rwanda’s Technology space.
Previous Event - 26th April 2012
The iHills host Minister of Youth & ICT
kLab - Coming Soon