Posted on :
6 Jun, 2012
6 Jun, 2012
Memeburn (pronounced “meem”) is an award-winning site that tracks emerging technologies primarily in emerging markets, which include the BRICs* countries. Innovation, mobile technology, the start-up scene, and general tech culture and online business are all subjects Memeburn covers. Via sister siteGearburn, the site looks at the latest gadget reviews and news from around the world, including video reviews.
Memeburn plays particular attention to the web, mobile, social media, online media and social networking fields. A mixture of the site’s own journalists, contributors, columnists and key opinion leaders world-wide write for Memeburn, providing their insights on the online world.
Via MemeJobs the site serves as a resource for companies and job seekers in the tech sector in broader emerging markets regions. There’s a particular focus on that hard-to-find web-savvy, entrepreneurial talent — ranging from social media specialists, developers, product managers to designers, writers and bloggers.
Memeburn is particularly focused on telling the world startup news and tech entrepreneurs’ stories from the emerging market sector. It’s aimed at the tech savvy and those who like to keep abreast of the latest online trends.
Although Memeburn has a particular focus on emerging markets, it tracks innovation world-wide.
The site was founded by South African web entrepreneur, Matthew Buckland who previously headed up the Mail & Guardian Online and worked as head of the innovation division at 24.com.
Memeburn hopes to cover the emerging market tech scene in increasing scope and detail. We are particularly interested in hearing from readers and contributors from this part of the world.