Through e-readers, it is henceforth possible to have access to the digital book in Africa and at the modest price of 650 FCFA.
This, thanks to the application “Quick Do“, developed by the French-Cameroonian, Dominique Buendé.
Rewarded in 2013 through the “Orange Social Prize” for the same innovation, the developer has just been rewarded again in the “Social Business” category within the framework of the African Entrepreneur of France Prize.
The award ceremony took place on 19th June 2014 in the Marriott hotel of Paris at the Champs-Elysées.
By the way, the palm of the “Prize of the African entrepreneur of France 2014” went to Didier Acouetey, Chairman of the AfricSearch group, a cabinet specialized in the recruitment of human resources.
Organized by the Africangels association, this prize aims at, according to the promoters, “supporting the emergence of talents that participate in the dynamism of France and in the brilliance of Africa.”
The jury, chaired by Eric Mboma, Ceo of Standard Bank RDC and Cécile Barry, chairwoman of Action’Elles, also rewarded other entrepreneurs of France.
Here below the list of other prize-winners during the ceremony
African’Elles Category: Fati Niang, manager of the BLACK SPOON, the 1st African Food Truck
Emergence Category: Boris Mounet, Founder of the Meet My Designer, Le My Major Fashion Company
Special Prize Category: Evelyne Kitt Kitt, KITT FOOD Industry, Company specialized in the processing of deep-frozen precooked exotic products
Social Business Category: Dominique Buendé, Chairman of the QuickDo, Start-up specialized in the conception, development and exploitation of digital services for and towards the countries of South.
Honor Prize Category: Paul Derreumaux, Founder the Bank Of Africa group to praise the whole of their works at the African continent level
Original text by: Blaise AKAME