Archive for October, 2011

Getting Real The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application. And that is “Getting Real“. Discover 37 Signals’ unconventional but brilliant approach to conception, construction and realization of great webware. Who is 37 Signals? The privately-held Chicago-based company committed to building the best web-based software products. 321 of the Fortune 500 use […]

Welcome to ActivSpaces‘ premier Activ Insights session. Tonight we’re going to be talking to Dariu Trueb, a representative from one of Europe’s leading media corporations, Ringier AG. Dariu will be expounding on Ringier’s plans for Africa and their goals for Cameroon. Dariu will also be presenting Kitendo Capital, a venture capital firm, and outlining impact investments. […]

Since the CPS Congress in July, ActivSpaces has been working hard to establish a venture capital mechanism for projects in the local tech community and beyond. A VC4Africa blog identified lack of access to venture capital as the biggest challenge facing innovative entrepreneurs on the continent. However, we’ve also seen there are quite a few […]

In the domestically popular suburban slang of Francophone Cameroon, the term “djoss” is often used to describe chatter or small talk. Last week, a few Douala-based Cameroonian techies launched a web application designed specifically for the purpose of chit-chat around television programs – Djoss.tv. Djoss.tv stands out because it joins the ranks of the daring […]

Steve Jobs, chairman of the board of Apple and a technology industry icon for as long as we can remember has passed away. Below is a statement from Apple: We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today. Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and […]


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