Open Collaboration for African Techies
From uncomfortable seating to the practically nonexistent schedules, travelling in Cameroon by public transportation is often a hassle. One startup is trying to make it easier for Cameroonians to reserve seats and purchase bus tickets while simultaneously rendering a real-time accounting solution to the transportation agencies involved. We recently caught up with Acha Nelson, Co-Founder […]
Note: This is the second guest post in a series on entrepreneurship by ActivSpaces member Otto Paul Akama. I am a student and I love entrepreneurship. It is risky, but it is worth it. I very much love the idea of start-ups among students and I think it is a culture to be encouraged. The […]
For many Cameroonians (and Africans at that) the term “Waka Waka” means something quite different from our new friend’s name. We would like to introduce you to WakaWaka Light, the coolest solar LED lamp on a mission to bring sustainable lighting to underprivileged communities worldwide. A Worthy Cause When we first met WakaWaka, we learned […]
Our outlook at the beginning of this year was to foster a true spirit of collaboration in Africa’s startup scene in order to see more successful projects blossom. We must have been downloading from the same cloud as HumanIPO, African tech news site and startup community that facilitates mentoring, team building and finance, and also […]
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.