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Ivo Vegter is now friends with Ernst Kuschke, Elodie Kleynhans, DChetty and Kerry-Anne Gilowey
Nov 19, 2009
Imel Rautenbach left a comment for Ivo Vegter
"Hi Ivo, check out the SiliconCape GardenRoute group. We are getting together on Friday morning in George, hope you will be able to make it. http://www.siliconcape.com/group/gardenroute Regards Imel"
Nov 18, 2009
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Oct 27, 2009
Karin Chisholm commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"We ABSOLUTELY can!!! Passion and committment are contagious, and South Africans are up to the challenge!! Thanks for this great reporting. Wish I could have been there. Looking forward to seeing this huge, wonderful dream become a reality -…"
Oct 10, 2009
Candice Holgate commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"Great coverage!"
Oct 8, 2009
Ivo Vegter is now friends with Yusuf Mahomedy, Justin Beswick, Justin Arenstein and Gregor Rohrig
Oct 8, 2009
Andrew Thomas-Woolf commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"Ivo, this was awesome. Thanks so much for your work to allow many others to at least participate in some way with what was going on in that not-so-little auditorium."
Oct 8, 2009
Richard Wooding commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"What an event!!"
Oct 8, 2009
Riaan Conradie commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"What a privilege it was to be at the Silicon Cape launch event. Inspired. Left without words. Energized. Yes we can... Afri-can!"
Oct 8, 2009
Geoffrey Chisnall commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"perfect so far Ivo :D"
Oct 8, 2009
Ivo Vegter commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"I'm just taking notes, but hitting the post button every once in a while. Updating twitter feed takes me out of the note-taking mode... Let me know if I update too often; whether you guys want more or less detail, more or less comment, and so…"
Oct 8, 2009
Rob Forsyth commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"Nah, too much overhead, so never mind :-)"
Oct 8, 2009
Rob Forsyth commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"So how much multitasking can you do? Possible to update @SiliconCape Twitter feed when you post? Perhaps let Pam know when you post?"
Oct 8, 2009
Ivo Vegter commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"We'll see about the multitasking... I'm filled with trepidation :-)"
Oct 8, 2009
Justin Beswick commented on Ivo Vegter's blog post The Spike at #SiliconCape
"Thanks Ivo...And they say men can't multi-task.. Enjoy the event, looking forward to following it from here.."
Oct 8, 2009
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The Spike at #SiliconCape

Signing off. Been a fascinating day, and an interesting way to cover it.#SiliconCape, as I'll always call it, has been a tremendous day. Important. We'll remember 8 October 2009. I'm a born cynic, but I now have goosebumps. Justin Standford and Vinnie Lingham have started a very big thing here.Nominations for 10-member steering committee for the Silicon Cape Initiative being solicited, and the community will vote on its membership. They will drive the discussion, and the issues and proposals…See More
Oct 8, 2009

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The Spike at #SiliconCape

Signing off. Been a fascinating day, and an interesting way to cover it.



#SiliconCape, as I'll always call it, has been a tremendous day. Important. We'll remember 8 October 2009. I'm a born cynic, but I now have goosebumps. Justin Standford and Vinnie Lingham have started a very big thing here.



Nominations for 10-member steering committee for the Silicon Cape Initiative being solicited, and the community will vote on its membership. They will drive the discussion, and the… Continue

Posted on October 8, 2009 at 12:30 — 12 Comments

Impressive sponsors answer cynics

One of the key indicators of the potential success of an initiative is the quality of the sponsors and speakers it attracts. Western Cape premier Helen Zille has been tweeting about #SiliconCape, so that's not bad going, and the lineup of sponsor logos on the right is pretty impressive too.



I fully understand cynicism about ideas that set out to replicate the success of Silicon Valley. Not only is it hard to replicate something that happened, apparently spontaneously, at a particular… Continue

Posted on October 5, 2009 at 10:42 — 5 Comments

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At 13:27 on November 18, 2009, Imel Rautenbach said…
Hi Ivo, check out the SiliconCape GardenRoute group.
We are getting together on Friday morning in George, hope you will be able to make it.
http://www.siliconcape.com/group/gardenroute

Regards
Imel
At 14:33 on September 9, 2009, Justin Stanford said…
Welcome Ivo, thanks for joining us! :)
 
 
 

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