Month: July 2019

Big Data, Internet of things(IOT), Artificial Intelligence(AI), are not your friend

Written by Mabel IroonSky Turay
Three days ago, I went to three remote villages. These villages are in the middle of nowhere, void of human pollution and civilization. We used motorbikes to get to the first village and had to walk through very narrow footpaths guided by dense forests to the other villages. The inquisitive, yet melodious chirps, the occasional caresses of the graceful green grass, glimpses of millipedes and centipedes going on about their business, random thoughts of anaconda snakes appearing from nowhere and bush people kidnapping us; it was a daring experience. The villagers were a warm and welcoming bunch. I was truly happy and excited, until it was nighttime and I was told we had to sleep over because it was unsafe to go back to the other village where we could possibly get a motorbike back to town.

Full Article Written by Mable IroonSky Turay

Top three finalist to Innovations Axis for Incubation/Acceleration

The SALCAB Start-up series stems from the organisations belief in entrepreneurship and innovation. Salcab has therefore designed a platform to sell the human capital of Sierra Leone and prove to the world that Sierra Leone is more than just wars, famine and poverty or that business in Sierra Leone only revolves around the buying and selling of natural resources.

The start-up series will be a launch pad for innovators and entrepreneurs, provide seed capital for cohorts, coaching and mentoring programs, incubation and business model development, and the right network environment to drive ideation to scalability.

The first series recently ended, and the top three finalist are now with Innovation SL for Incubation/Acceleration.