Open Collaboration for African Techies
Google I/O – an annual developer-focused conference – has been organized by Google for every year since 2008 in San Francisco gathering over 5,000 participants. This year, ActivSpaces and GDG Douala are bringing it to Cameroon with Google I/O Extended at AppsTech from May 15th – 17th. That’s the good news. The great news is […]
Recipe for a MapUp Throw together two handfuls of students, a couple of Android devices equipped with GPS, sprinkle a little Google swag, leave all that to cook for 3 hours under the afternoon sun at the University of Buea and if you got it all right: voilà, a mapped campus. On Saturday, November 24th, […]
Infrastructure Is Imperative As a startup entrepreneur, perhaps you’ve not given it much thought, but infrastructure is vital to your organization’s proper coordination and stable growth. It’s never too early to start planning and implementing the tools and documents necessary to ensure professional performance at an operational level. We’re encouraging local startup entrepreneurs to […]
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. […]
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.