Here at Ingressive, we are passionate about ecosystem building. To this end, we launched our Ecosystem Hangouts initiative in June 2017.
This initiative convenes key stakeholders within the tech ecosystem to explore obstacles to growth and develop pragmatic solutions to address these issues. The launch event was a convening of key players from four main ecosystem stakeholder groups: Founders, Developers, Corporate Partners, and Investors.
On the last Saturday of each month, with the support of our partners GitHub, Rising Tide Africa, and our corporate partners; we host an Ecosystem Hangout that focuses on a specific group within the ecosystem, providing training, swag giveaways, new partnerships, networking opportunities, and access in the African tech ecosystem.
Open Source: Investment’s Hidden Gem
On February 24th, 2018; Ingressive paired with Rising Tide Africa to present a course designed to highlight the intersection of two opposing ideas. We introduced open source, platforms where developers openly share the software they built for others to use and build upon for free. Then we taught our followers how to monetize it. Yes, taking something that is as free as the air we breathe and use it as an investment strategy, an entrepreneurial growth hack, or a money-making venture. Either it’s too good to be true or you missed out… READ FULL ARTICLE HERE