Open Collaboration for African Techies
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 [...]
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 [...]
Since the CPS Congress in July, ActivSpaces has been working hard to establish a venture capital mechanism for projects in the local tech community and beyond. A VC4Africa blog identified lack of access to venture capital as the biggest challenge facing innovative entrepreneurs on the continent. However, we’ve also seen there are quite a few [...]
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.