Open Collaboration for African Techies
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 [...]
It’s the eve of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope. Both athletes and tourists are pouring into Buea to experience Africa’s most grueling footrace; a 24 mile sprint up a live volcano and down again. Conquering the mountain means braving cruel conditions: 50 degree temperature fluctuations, altitude sickness and a harsh path of volcanic stones. [...]
It’s February 11th, National Youth Day in Cameroon and a future generation of leaders are parading the streets in representation of their presence and aspirations. A great leader once said: “Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country”. John F. Kennedy’s statement inspired us to join [...]
Following last month’s investor live chat with Dariu Trueb of Ringier Africa & Kitendo Capital, we’re pleased to welcome Christina Tamer and Sean Smith of Invested Development, a Boston-based, impact-focused, seed-stage investment firm with its sights set on African innovators. Invested Development targets emerging markets with risk capital investments in the most innovative alternative energy [...]
ActivSpaces and 1% Club have always enjoyed warm relations, both organizations believing in the power of sharing knowledge and resources for the greater social good. At ActivSpaces we pride ourselves in taking constant action but we were pleasantly surprised when barely a month after the enormously successful 1% Co-Creation Event, we received word that a [...]
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.