Hi there clever and beautiful people of the Silicon Cape.You are called upon to attend the second Silicon Cape Networking Event.We have an extremely exciting line-up of informative entertainment planned for the evening.* To keep things light hearted and hilarious, we have roped in one of South Africa's Most Amazing entertainers, Rob van Vuuren (from Corne and Twakkie fame), as the MC;* Justin Stanford will give us a short and sweet update on what's been happening in the Silicon Cape;* One of…See More
Come and join fellow Silicon Cape community members for the first regular networking evening, aimed at promoting interaction between all participants, from entrepreneurs and service providers through to investors.The keynote speaker for the evening will be Mark Levitt, CEO of Chesscube, who recently raised R10m from local venture capital firm InVenFin. Mark will be talking about how he built a global-facing online company from Cape Town, with a worldwide revenue and user base.Comedian Mark…See More
I'm the head of Computer Science at Stellenbosch University and before that spent 11 years in Silicon Valley working for NASA (Ames Research Center) and SEVEN Networks (a startup doing email for mobile phones).
Besides thinking the Western Cape has the potential for being a mini-SiliconValley, I love wine and these are the main 2 reasons I moved back from the US.
Hopefully the Universities around here can band together and solve the skills shortage we have to enable a SiliconCape to become a reality.
Where can you be found on the web, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc?