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July 09th, 2014

This seems so usual to almost everyone in business. When in the past few days I was reading this book entitled”Re-work by Jason Fried.” I found out these important questions to ask yourself you’re doing work that matters.

This book is a business book. Therefore I find these questions important and relevant for startups entrepreneurs. You might know them already but this article is intended to remind you. If you find them new, then you should keep asking yourself those questions before doing any work.
Here we go:


Why are you doing this? Ever find yourself working on something without knowing exactly ...

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June 26th, 2014

Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. The last thing they can afford is to waste any of these, but in my mentoring activities, I see it happening all too often. Graveyard in a startup is any activity that absorbs resources, but creates no value or competitive advantage in the eyes of customers.


Thus I am morphing the points here, with specific focus on the startup entrepreneurs.


1. Offering too many products and services concurrently. In the startup world, this is often seen as a lack of focus. Trying to do too many things with too ...

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June 24th, 2014

kLab Board of Trustees currently has one position open for application.

kLab Board of Trustees is usually composed of 8 People who are passionate about Tech Business in Rwanda. The team of 8, is responsible for kLab's strategic laying.

The Board of Trustees are on volunteer basis and have 2 year terms, renewable on voting.

Interested applicants should email their letter of intent to gm@klab.rw or klabrw@gmail.com by 23rd July 2014.

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June 20th, 2014

TorQue voted best startup of Rwanda in the Seedstars World Competition

TorQue has won the regional round of Seedstars World, a global startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes in 2014.

Around 13 startups competed during the regional event. The top 3 winning startups comprised 1st place winner TorQue, an online management system for wholesale distributors, 2nd place winner African Renweable Energy, which provided mobile renewable energy solutions, and Rusumo Data, which provides farmers with information needed to optimize their harvest. Due to their regional win, TorQue will be going to Geneva in February, as part of the Seedstars ...

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June 13th, 2014

Seedstars World is coming to the Land of a Thousand Hills to find the best Rwandan startup

Seedstars World (SSW) will make its return in Rwanda on the 19th of June 2014, continuing on its journey to emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes.

Seedstars World is the most exclusive startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes. Based in Geneva, Switzerland and founded by Alisee de Tonnac and Pierre-Alain Masson, it is supported by the venture builder Seedstars SA.

2013’s tour of 20 cities ended with a final round in Geneva, where the most promising startups from all over the world ...

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