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Fourth Wired Women Conference set to provide crucial platform for aspiring tech leaders

“Companies across Africa are experiencing the innovation and collaboration that talented female leaders are bringing to the workplace. We are currently in an exciting phase as the business world adapts to the impact that these tech leaders bring to a range of industries. It’s time to come together to explore new…


Added by Dunne Edelstein on October 30, 2014 at 11:20 — No Comments

Despite encouraging progress in the ‘women in tech’ conversation, much work is still left to be done

Two important events in the tech industry over the last few weeks have highlighted the need for raising the bar around the women in tech conversation, says Debby Edelstein founder of the fourth annual WiredWomen conference which takes place in Johannesburg later this month.


“The first was the now…


Added by Dunne Edelstein on October 30, 2014 at 11:15 — No Comments

How Hip Hop Uses Lean Startup Principles

By Tefo Mohapi on Opinion and Analysis

It all started in the Bronx in New York City, during the 1970's where DJ Kool…


Added by iAFRIKAN on October 30, 2014 at 11:04 — No Comments takes the International stage


The Team have been hard at work on some very exciting new things in preparation to end 2014 off with a bang and to start 2015 off on the right foot. Two standout highlights for the team this year has been to be listed as…


Added by Adele Bezuidenhout on October 29, 2014 at 21:23 — No Comments

Job -Developer required for COPCAST in Cape Town

Attention software developers looking for a great gig in Cape Town: The team at CopCast is hiring! This looks like a fun job, and a chance to have a positive impact on the future of policing in South Africa and beyond:

The Igarapé Institute and the African Policing and Civilian Oversight Forum are building tools to improve police accountability and public safety,…


Added by Deidre Luzmore on October 29, 2014 at 21:11 — No Comments

NEW: Stellenbosch FREE #CapeMarketing Workshops for Small Businesses

A hearty welcome to the NEW Stellenbosch #CapeMarketing Team, hosted by The Launch Lab.

What are #CapeMarketing Workshops? 

FREE #CapeMarketing Group…


Added by Adele Bezuidenhout on October 29, 2014 at 21:00 — No Comments

South African tech fights Ebola in Liberia

Malan Joubert and Philip Joubert from Journey Apps, a South African tech startup, developed a mobile solution to aid in the fight against Ebola in West-Africa. The app is currently being deployed by Non-Profit More Than Me in Monrovia, Liberia. According to Sam Herring, More Than Me’s data manager, “the Ebola Care App allows us to respond in an efficient manner. Efficiency stops the spread, and stopping the spread saves lives.”

The two brothers had recently arrived in America to…


Added by Philip Joubert on October 29, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments

Final Call: Grindstone Accelerator 2015 Applications


Grindstone is Knife Capital's year-long entrepreneurial development programme to assist post-revenue scalable innovation-driven businesses in accelerating strategy execution.

Grindstone supplies 10 companies annually with knowledge, networks and funding readiness…


Added by Keet van Zyl on October 29, 2014 at 7:58 — No Comments

Applications Closing: W/Cape Investment Readiness Programme (Phase 2)

Phase 2 of our 2014 Investment Readiness Programme with the Western Cape Government (Economic Development and Tourism) to up-skill and connect Cape-based SMEs, is under way!

Phase 1 took place in Aug/Sep, where 30 SMEs attended the UCT GSB Investment Readiness Course. After presenting a Pitch Deck, the Top 10 companies were selected for investment interaction.

Because early-stage investment requires access to knowledge, networks and funding, the programme brings together these…


Added by Vasilios Kottas Bonel on October 28, 2014 at 18:16 — No Comments

How to Ensure Your Remote Workers Don’t Put Your Company at Risk

Companies that handle sensitive information are always vulnerable to security threats. Besides doing everything you can to ensure your workstations are safe, you should also keep a close eye on your remote workers. Check out this article to find out how to lower the chance of being harmed by…


Added by Nickolas Callahan on October 28, 2014 at 0:23 — No Comments



Added by Kelly Wykerd on October 27, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

eCommerce Africa Confex - CTICC - Claim your Free Expo ticket

eCommerce Africa Confex Description

3-4 February 2015

CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa

The eCommerce Africa Confex will be held at the CTICC on the 3rd – 4th February 2015 and will feature compelling and interactive conference sessions combined with an exhibition showcase. This exciting event has been put together by Kinetic events together with an advisory panel that…


Added by Deidre Luzmore on October 27, 2014 at 13:30 — 1 Comment

Why your start up needs a smart number

You’re starting a business. You have the office space, the staff and the capital to pay for all of those. Now you need to set up your office’s connectivity.

You want something cost effective, professional and easy…


Added by Alex Isaacs on October 27, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

Win R100,000 Web or Mobile Development Subsidies with the Methys Labs Innovation Challenge!

Are you an entrepreneur or a young start-up with an innovative project? Are you looking for a technical funding to take the plunge? The Methys Labs Innovation Challenge will provide Western Cape entrepreneurs with an opportunity to pitch an innovative project and receive a total of R100,000 subsidies in development value for a website or a mobile application (Android, BlackBerry, iOS or Windows). Submissions will close on…


Added by Christophe Challe on October 24, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

Writing content for a mobile audience

This one goes out to all my fellow marketing copywriters out there - this is a skill you're going to want to develop if you want to be gainfully employed in the coming years. …


Added by Linda Jooste on October 24, 2014 at 9:59 — No Comments

WIN a ticket worth R1,800 to Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg

WIN a ticket worth R1,800 to Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg at JoziHub.

Competition closes in a few hours (12pm GMT+2) TODAY! 

Enter here: …


Added by iAFRIKAN on October 24, 2014 at 9:10 — No Comments

SiMODiSA featured on the Tech Report - Thurs 23 Oct 9h30pm

Learn more about SiMODiSA and the Start-Up South Africa initiative on eNCA's The Tech Report, 21h30 on Thursday 23 October 2014, Channel 403 on DSTV | @SiMODi_SA

Added by SiMODiSA on October 23, 2014 at 18:31 — No Comments

Secure Logistics Investment Opportunity

Good Day

If logistics and secure delivery interests you or maybe you are starting a courier company please have a look at the below link;

Secure Logistics Investment Opportunity…


Added by Mike Shraga on October 23, 2014 at 9:40 — No Comments

2015 Spark* South Africa Changemaker Program - Entrepreneur Opportunity

We are looking for South Africa’s best early stage social entrepreneurs.

Are you the founder of a social business or organisation that exists to help South Africans living in poverty? Is your social business or organisation in its early years and already making a difference for people?

Get information at:…


Added by Will Lutwyche on October 23, 2014 at 0:31 — No Comments


30th October 2014 at Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

31st October 2014 at Protea Hotel, Technopark, Stellenbosch



Added by Kelly Wykerd on October 22, 2014 at 16:04 — No Comments

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