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The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has announced the call for the 2014 Innovation Prize  for Africa (IPA). The prize honors and encourages innovative achievements that contribute  toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or saving cost in Africa. The prize also promotes among young African men and women the pursuit of science, technology and engineering careers […]

The Tech Trailblazers Awards strengthens African ties with AfriLabs Partnerships Last week, 1st August 2013 – The global enterprise tech startups awards, The Tech Trailblazers (@techtrailblaze) announced a partnership with AfriLabs (@Afrilabs), a pan-African network of technology and innovation hubs promoting the growth and development of the African technology sector. AfriLabs believes that by working together, individual labs improve the […]

Geeksmanship The CSC2012 deadline has been pushed forward to August 31st in response to several entrepreneurs who requested this extension. While this may be a little disappointing for the early entrants, it’s an effort to give everyone the opportunity to do their best and join the group of challenging innovators. In good geeksmanship, we’re sure […]

Across the continent, startup competitions have been giving forward-thinking entrepreneurs the opportunity to claim seed capital for developing the most innovative and status quo-breaking concepts. This year, ActivSpaces is proud to be involved in Cameroon’s first open challenge for technology-based startups organized by Sanaga Ventures and VC4Africa. Sanaga Ventures, VC4Africa and ActivSpaces invariably have the […]

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 […]


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