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Information Communication Technology

Innovation Leader in Emerging Markets

Kenya has become the global technology hub of choice when it comes to attracting the strategic business activities of ICT companies in emerging markets. Kenya is the regional leader in ICT in East and Central Africa and considered as one of thee top innovation hubs in sub-Saharan Africa

 

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  • Other Verticals
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  • Communications
  • Government
  • Banking
  • Process Manufacturing

ICT Spend Per Sector. Source: Julisha National ICT Survey

Who is Already Here

Kenya is the top choice for Regional HQ. Several blue chip technology companies operate out of Nairobi as the regional HQ for their East and Central Africa and African operations.

Why Kenya for ICT

SOPHISTICATED ICT: OVER 70% INTERNET PENETRATION RATE

ACCESS TO MARKETS REGIONAL AN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

HIGHLY DEVELOPED AND DIVERSIFIED HUMAN RESOURCE BASE

VIBRANT STARTUP AND INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

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High Prospects for Growth

The ICT sector is private sector driven, though the government has played a major role through investment in infrastructure and provision of incentives for the private sector to invest in the economy

Capacity Development

Investments to upgrade ICT networks, increase internet affordability and improve infrastructure in institutions of learning to create qualified ICT professionals

Retail

Kenya's Middle class represents almost a fifth of the population. The pervasive mobile and internet networks have created a big market for e-commerce services.

Education

New digital tools have the potential to deliver rapid gains in access to education. Opportunities exist in the development and deployment of such tools, training and capacity development

Agriculture

Technology will connect farmers with expertise, Market information and intelligence. There is growing demand for agri-tech tools that can support this sector. A growing pool of young innovators are already tapping into this market.

Infrastructure

The Government has invested heavily on ICT infrastructure spanning the entire nation. The objective is to spur investment and growth in the sector. Opportunities exist in provision of last mile infrastructure services.

Regional Business

Kenya has a decentralized government with 47 regional (county government) major public services are provided by these governments. opportunities exist in provisioning of technology enabled services

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