Open Collaboration for African Techies
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 […]
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 […]
BarCamp is an international network of user-generated conferences (or unconferences) typically geared around technology, media, startups, open data, society and so on. They are open, participatory workshop events, the content of which is provided by participants. In keeping with tradition, there is no set speaker list before the day of the event and everyone is […]
When Richard Anderson (our most recent visiting fellow) introduced the kids at “Silicon Mountain” to Scratch, we knew we had a calling. For a long time we had focused our activities on a more mature age group, but Scratch reminds us that we need to get ICT4D leaders in the proper mindset from a tender […]
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.