What to know about Kenya’s Tech Tamasha coming to a city near you

Award winning Tech blog Techweez has announced the birth of an annual technology conference awards, Tech Tamasha.

Tech Tamasha aims to celebrate Kenya’s technology space by highlighting the best of what is happening in the republic.

“Tech Tamasha will shine a national spotlight on high growth companies and individuals, which will help establish credibility to raise capital and acquire talent”, Tech Tamasha’s Executive Producer, Victor Mutua said,

The conference will have two regional roundups in Mombasa and Kisumu on July 14th at the SwahiliBox and July 28th at the LakeHub respectively.

The roundups are meant to involve regional stakeholders in shaping the national innovation agenda.

Tech Tamasha awards will culminate the conference by recognizing transformational organizations and individuals trailblazing change in the tech ecosystem.

They will then be preceded by the national summit that is set to take place in Nairobi on August 13th, with a focus on four pillars, namely; Blockchain, Security, Privacy and Policy, Digital Consumer and Entrepreneurship.

The pillars will be tackled through keynote deliveries and fireside chats. There will also be an opportunity for stakeholders to do product demos and possible product launches.

Tech Tamasha awards will culminate the conference by recognizing transformational organizations and individuals trailblazing change in the tech ecosystem.

Most outstanding ones will be awarded under the following categories; finance, agriculture, healthcare, energy, education and social impact. There will also be special categories for founder of the year and startup of the year.

The process of selecting winners will be done internally by a select panel of judges and the Tech Tamasha team, however, the public is welcome to submit nominations for the awards on www.tamasha.tech

“Regulation is important so as to create a sense of confidence and privacy to digital consumers,” Khadija Abdul, Project Manager at Google Digital Skills For Africa said during the conference and awards launch.


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