Open Collaboration for African Techies
The ActivSpaces community has seen strong growth over the last year and we continue to attract many of Cameroon’s best and brightest young techpreneurs. During this period we’ve hosted guests including Loren Treisman of Indigo Trust and Hilda Moraa on behalf of iHub Research, and had our first cross-border collaboration with the Co-Creation Hub Nigeria on a project coordinated by the Goethe Institute. Recently, ActivSpaces co-organized the 2012 Cameroon Startup Challenge, the first competition of its kind for Cameroon, which brought together the country’s top startup teams at a gala awards event. Meanwhile, exciting new corporate partnerships are coming online as we extend our support to the tech community in Douala.
To support this growth and the tech ventures that are emerging in both Buea and Douala, we are pleased to announce an open position for a full-time salaried Director of Business Development. This individual will work closely with our Community Manager to draft strategies with startups, implement business venture workplans and generally support the success of our entrepreneurs. The ideal candidate is an expert in coaching, mentoring and matchmaking, with experience in successfully bringing ideas to market. The Business Development Advisor has the following responsibilities:
Interested parties may apply by sending a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. This new hire is made possible by continued support from Indigo Trust.
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.