Open Collaboration for African Techies
“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” -Anne Frank When I first came to Buea to join ActivSpaces, a night walk through the suburban residential areas revealed one outstanding insight: the paths stretched out into total darkness. It was only a matter of time before I heard the accounts [...]
Welcome to the Digital Storytelling Workshop delivered by Niels Jansen from the 1% Club in the Netherlands and hosted today at ActivSpaces Buea in Cameroon. We’re going to be using Cover It Live to give you real-time updates during the next two days. Stay tuned and follow Niels as he explains the power behind social [...]
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 [...]
Welcome to ActivSpaces‘ premier Activ Insights session. Tonight we’re going to be talking to Dariu Trueb, a representative from one of Europe’s leading media corporations, Ringier AG. Dariu will be expounding on Ringier’s plans for Africa and their goals for Cameroon. Dariu will also be presenting Kitendo Capital, a venture capital firm, and outlining impact investments. [...]
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.