Posts Tagged ‘tech’

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 }
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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 }
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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 »

Why Open Collaboration Spaces like the *iHub_ Matter

{ Posted on Mar 14 2010 by Bill Zimmerman }
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Last week I attended the much anticipated iHub Nairobi launch, as well as participated in a pre-launch gathering of African tech hub pioneers (more on the latter in a follow-up post). A number of bloggers in Kenya and elsewhere ...Read More »

‘Bamboo Magic’ Mobile Phone & Laptop Case

{ Posted on Dec 17 2009 by Bill Zimmerman }
I had an opportunity to stop by the 2009 South West Regional Agro-Pastoral Show, an annual exhibition for local farmers and craftsmen, here in Limbe this afternoon. The event was held on a community field ringed by exhibition booths overflowing ...Read More »