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Deadline Extension for CSC2012 Entries

{ Posted on Jul 06 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
As the deadline for the 2012 Cameroon Startup Challenge draws near, a number of entrepreneurs have stepped forward to request extensions. The quality of contestants is very high and we know that entrepreneurs are going to great lengths to perfect ...Read More »

Announcing the 2012 Cameroon Startup Challenge

{ Posted on May 07 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
Fostering the growth of the VC4Africa community is central to the daily work that Ben and I do. In our travels and interactions with entrepreneurs in all corners of the continent, we're also acutely aware of the need for early ...Read More »

Returning to One’s Roots

{ Posted on Nov 17 2010 by Bill Zimmerman }
Last month we soft launched ActivSpaces, a new open collaboration space, innovation hub and startup incubator in Cameroon. The comparison to Limbe Labs, an entity I co-founded last year, should immediately be apparent. It's essentially the same model transplanted to ...Read More »

A Mobile App Maker In The Extreme

{ Posted on Nov 23 2009 by Bill Zimmerman }
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The Extreme North of Cameroon is aptly named for a variety of reasons, apart from being the remote northern terminus of the country. It is, in many respects, a land of extremes with a vastly different character from the ...Read More »

Kenyans Collaborate to Map Kibera

{ Posted on Nov 03 2009 by Bill Zimmerman }
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With a population of around one million inhabitants, Kibera is widely known as Africa's largest slum and counted among the biggest on earth. It's also one of the most studied slums in Africa, given its close proximity to the center ...Read More »