Open Collaboration for African Techies
“What is a business incubator?” ActivSpacers get asked this question all the time. Passersby and visitors to our lab in Buea usually find it hard to understand the concept and rationale behind what we do here. We’ve also been humored by a few local scientists who think we are engaged in [...]
One of the greatest frustrations for several tech entrepreneurs in Africa is having to adjust applications and solutions to be usable with a poor internet bandwidth. However, the new kid on the block of ISPs seems to be ushering in a service that will benefit web operators and online business in a major way. Speed [...]
Washington, DC | The Hilton | July 30th, 8:00am Scores of Cameroonian professionals in the diaspora and their foreign connections poured into the conference hall at The Hilton in Washington, D.C. The congress had been organized for the purpose of taking a keen look into the biggest issues facing Cameroonian communities both domestically and abroad. [...]
Think Innovatively, Act Locally & Connect Globally Harambe Cameroon, an organization promoting social entrepreneurship, recently held its first National Problem-Solvers’ business plan competition in Yaounde. 40 proposals had initially been submitted from university students countrywide but the top 5 were systematically selected. The teams behind them were in the capital city for 24 hours of incubation and [...]
This blog is a resource for news, project updates, member profiles and community events at ActivSpaces, an open collaboration space, innovation hub and startup incubator for African techies. Based in Buea, Cameroon.