Lianne du Toit
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Lianne du Toit is now friends with Stefan Joubert, Kunal Roychoudhury, Coenraad Loubser and 2
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Aug 7
Lianne du Toit is now friends with Matt Pretorius and Vuyisa Qabaka
Jul 8
heather malcomess commented on Lianne du Toit's event 'Open Data Draft Policy - Public Submissions Requested'
"ok so much info has been sent out. please advise progress"
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"count me in"
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Alex Harrington-Griffin commented on Lianne du Toit's blog post How Startups Should Pitch Media if They Want to Get Covered
"Great advice Lianne & Matt, thanks for putting this interview together. Have known the diffuclty of trying to get PR with previous start ups and these is very logical steps. "
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"Thanks to the U-start team for bringing global VC to Cape Town! Looking forward to see what the top local entrepreneurs have to offer to the big guns."
Mar 6
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Jan 16
Zimkhita Buwa commented on Lianne du Toit's blog post Global Youth, Global Entrepreneurs, Global Startups = Global Neighbourhood
"Hi Lianne, Thank you so much for sharing your experience!"
Oct 31, 2013
Lianne du Toit and Rob Watt are now friends
Oct 30, 2013
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Oct 21, 2013
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Sep 2, 2013
Eric Edelstein commented on Lianne du Toit's blog post Interview with Vinny Lingham on #Tech and #SiliconCape
"Good 2 have u back in the country Vinster!!!!!"
Aug 22, 2013

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Who are you?
Originally from JHB, currently living in Cape Town. Owner of Talent Fusion (Recruitment Company) and avid photographer. Love connecting people and assisting in company start-ups.
Where can you be found on the web, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc?
Twitter: @TalentFusionSA
Twitter: @PinkLensSA
Facebook: TalentFusion

Lianne du Toit's Blog

Lessons and takeout’s from AfricApps 2014

Lessons and takeout’s from AfricApps 2014

The 2nd AfricApps track at AfricaCom had a dramatic increase with seasoned and new developers coming out to hear from international and local speakers from the inaugural previous ear.  

The importance of events like AfricApps is to showcase what talented and innovative solutions are currently making waves in the industry. This allows developers to engage and interact with leading figures in the developer…


Posted on November 19, 2014 at 15:30

How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting

"Every one of my books had killed me a little more," - this profound and highly personal quote by American author Norman Mailer has become one of my favorites since I started writing about startups funding. For with each new article, the more I would dig deep into research, the more I would realize how imbalanced the existing funding system is. 

On the bright side, whether working with clients via my company Metropole Capital…


Posted on November 5, 2014 at 10:43

South African Startup WINS Africa Battle for Get in the Ring!

BiD Network hosted Get in the Ring: the Investment Battle of Africa

Kigali, Rwanda – BiD Network hosted this year’s Regional Final of Africa of Get in the Ring: the Investment Battle. Entrepreneurs, investors and experts from all over Africa and beyond came together on the 18th of September in Kigali, Rwanda, to be part of the event. Ten promising African entrepreneurs were selected by BiD Network to compete against each other for one spot in the International Final…


Posted on September 30, 2014 at 20:24

Startup Weekend Education First time in Africa #Swedct

Africa’s First Ever Startup Weekend Education

This past weekend featured Africa’s first ever Startup Weekend Education focused event, held in Cape Town, South Africa. While Cape Town offers a committed, strong and tight knit community, and this being my 6th Startup Weekend and 4th SWedu event (albeit a new context coming from Boulder and San Francisco to South Africa) we weren’t sure how the weekend would unfold. However, all of the pre-event anxiety dissipated as soon as…


Posted on September 11, 2014 at 17:30

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At 0:59 on June 28, 2012, Nicole Wilcox said…

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