Posts Tagged ‘mobile’

South African MC Sifiso Sudan selling mixtapes via Blackberry

{ Posted on Jul 25 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
From Africanhiphop.com: Sudan recently released his new mixtape ‘Rage against the machine’ directly through his Blackberry, cutting out any labels or middle men. He made a deal with airtime merchants that enables him to sell his latest mixtape from his BBM at ...Read More »

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 »

Cameroon Rallies for Android Developer Challenge

{ Posted on May 17 2011 by Bill Zimmerman }
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 ...Read More »

Twitter-MTN Partnership & Innovation in Cameroon

{ Posted on Dec 07 2010 by Bill Zimmerman }
Twitter and MTN Cameroon have announced a partnership that enables MTN subscribers in Cameroon to send and receive tweets from their mobile phones using SMS. Users access the service by texting "START" to 8711 on MTN's network. Standard messaging rates ...Read More »