Posts Tagged ‘startups’

A Visit to the Future Home of icecairo

{ Posted on Nov 25 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
ice (short for innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship) is a growing network of physical workplaces where people can come together to share what they can do to solve problems themselves, in a way that has a positive—or at least neutral—impact on ...Read More »

Djoss.tv Takes Top Prize at the 2012 Cameroon Startup Challenge

{ Posted on Oct 05 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
The 2012 Cameroon Startup Challenge was the first competition of its kind to recognize the achievements of technology entrepreneurs in the country. The awards ceremony, held on September 20th at the Foyer du Marin in Douala, brought together Cameroon’s leading ...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 »

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 »