Open Collaboration for African Techies
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 [...]
Just when we thought our enthusiasm for promoting Cameroon’s tech community couldn’t get any higher, the Indigo Trust has succeeded in taking us to the next level. Recently, Loren Treisman came across our work online and found ActivSpaces to be a good potential fit for the Trust’s commitment to supporting interventions such as tech hubs, [...]
May 14th marked the first official Google Android Developer Challenge Sub-Saharan Africa event in Cameroon. The week prior, a Google delegation arrived in Douala to plan next month’s inaugural G-Cameroon event, discuss the latest happenings at ActivSpaces and rub elbows with local entrepreneurs at the first VC4Africa Cameroon meetup in Douala. With a short timeframe [...]
Are you working on a mobile application you think can change the way the world works? Do you have a web based service that could revolutionize the industry? If you have a promising idea we invite you to join us with inaugural visiting fellow Ben White for an intensive afternoon workshop. We are looking for [...]
Today we spotlight Ebot Tabi, a startup pioneer who joins us this month. Ebot is the founder of a location-based service called Geofeed.me which allows people to connect and share information about places they visit (think Foursquare for Africa). Ebot took time from his schedule to give us his thoughts on startups, mobile app development [...]
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.