Moringa School Podcast

Moringa School Podcast


Conversations about technology. Hosted by Michelle Atieno, Leo Igane, Kevin Ahere, Victor Ireri, Melissa Malala, and Eugene Nzioki.

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Episode 012 - Recruiting Talent Ft. Harriet Kariuki and Tre Hunt

1:31:12 | Mar 19th

We are joined by Harriet Kariuki and Tre Hunt, Harvard University graduates and founders of Afrijob. Their goal is to catalyze global competitiveness among African companies by matching talent, both international and local, to startups looking to sca...Show More

Episode 011 - Building What Matters ft. Paul Kevin Abwonji

1:01:35 | Mar 13th

On this episode we have Paul Kevin Abwonji, a software developer with 8 years experience. He gives us insight on building stuff that matters, working remotely with a diverse team of developers and dealing with clients as one navigates the market as a...Show More

Episode 010 -The Art of Freelancing ft Newton Macharia and James Mugendi

1:51:28 | Mar 5th

We are joined by Jimmy and Newton, who are freelancers in public relations and publishing. Their story is an authentic perspective of the freelance landscape in Nairobi , and they share tips on how to stand out in the freelance and creative marketpla...Show More

Episode 009 - Asilimia - Making Mpesa Free ft. Tekwane Mwendwa and Julien Brinson

1:51:04 | Feb 25th

This week on the podcast we had the pleasure of having Tekwane Mwendwa and Julien Brinson, who are the CEO and CTO of Asilimia respectively. Asilimia aims to make peer-to-peer M-Pesa transactions free. Having been on the market for a little over a ye...Show More

Episode 008 - Engaging the African Diaspora in Venture Capital Investment

1:40:04 | Feb 18th

This week on the podcast we had the pleasure of having Steve Odhiambo, an award-winning entrepreneur and innovator. Steve is the Founder & CEO of Ukowapi UG and also serves as the COO of Qol- MA UG. He successfully raised over €200,000 in funding for...Show More


1:36:56 | Feb 11th

This week on the podcast we had the pleasure of having Kwesi Makonnen, a psychologist and a software developer. With a foot in both these fields, he proved the perfect guest as we explored various aspects of how the interaction between our minds and ...Show More

Episode 006 - How To Market and Monetise Your App on Google Play ft. Collins Cheruiyot

1:15:08 | Feb 4th

With almost 500,000 app downloads on the Google Play Store and over 10,000 Twitter followers, it's safe to say that Kenyan game developer and Moringa School alumni Collins Cheruiyot knows a thing or two about marketing and navigating the game develop...Show More

Episode 005 - How Technology Can Fight Terror

1:20:51 | Jan 28th

On this episode, we discuss the recent terror attack that took place at the 14 Riverside complex in Nairobi, as well as our solutions on how technology can prevent and combat terror. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of t...Show More

Episode 004 - Raising Investment Capital In Africa's Startup Landscape

1:24:28 | Jan 28th

On this episode, we are joined by Eugene Nzioki, a software developer and finance graduate, and we discuss Andela's $100m (KSh 10 billion)  Series D funding, what African startups can do to position themselves for venture capital funding and more. En...Show More

Episode 001 - Getting Started As A Software Developer In Nairobi

31:25 | Dec 16th, 2018

On this episode we are joined by Victor Ireri, Michelle Atieno and Melissa Malala, recent graduates of Moringa School and they share their experiences as apprentice software developers. Enjoy!

Episode 003 - Tech Trends To Look Out For In 2019

54:54 | Dec 15th, 2018

On this episode, Michelle Atieno, Victor Ireri, Leo Igane and Melissa Malala recap on the skills they acquired in 2018, as well as the tech trends that will shape the better part of 2019. Listen in for their take on the trends in blockchain, data sci...Show More

Episode 002 - Bitcoin Mining Explained ft. Jerry Bogonko Orina and Whitney Odumbe

1:56:45 | Dec 15th, 2018

We are joined by Jerry Orina & Whitney Odumbe, Kenyan members of The Bitclub Network ( and they demystify bitcoin mining. Your hosts are Leo, Michelle & Melissa, alumni of Moringa School. Contact Jerry on, ...Show More