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Is a conventional approach off-putting to investors?
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The Google Umbono initiative is a very exciting opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to start following their dreams.While preparing our submission I realised that we actually have two ideas that…Continue

Tags: startups, google, umbono, entrepreneurship

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrea Bohmert Apr 13, 2011.


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Who are you?
I'm a passionate young software developer looking to design and develop cutting edge software solving the most interesting problems using the most appropriate tools for the job!
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Skype: xcal55
Twitter: @robertfall

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Today Microsoft, Tomorrow?

If you follow the Buzz Out Loud podcast you might have heard them referring to Microsoft living “product to product” or “paycheck to paycheck” after the Kinnect was responsible for boosting Microsoft earnings in their last quarter, and saying that Microsoft would need a new great product to remain competitive.

This left me, as a .NET developer, wondering about what would happen if Microsoft doesn’t remain competitive in the consumer market. Will that have an impact on the… Continue

Posted on February 1, 2011 at 11:26

Where's the train?

I think we can all agree that growing and supporting the fledgling start-up community in South Africa is something to strive for, and indeed progress is being made, with start-up weekends and collaboration events

popping up.

We need to do more though.

Recently I attended a start-up weekend type event up in JHB and was surprised by how few people showed any interest. I’d built up a romanticised idea of what…


Posted on October 6, 2010 at 13:35 — 1 Comment

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At 16:03 on September 27, 2011, Mikkel Søgaard Christiansen said…

Came across this blog post and remembered your idea from our first startup session. You were at the forefront :-)


At 21:39 on April 18, 2011, Leonie Pentz said…
Right - which is why its a little difficult to find someone who is expert on both sides..but they do exist...or so they tell me :)!
At 15:32 on April 18, 2011, Leonie Pentz said…
Yup, I need knowledge in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, front end optimisation, etc.  Can send you detail via email if you wish!
At 9:25 on October 26, 2010, Marnie Bull said…
Hi Robert - Thanks for adding me :)

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