We’d like to congratulate wiGroup on winning the PwC Vision to Reality Awards programme 2014.
wiGroup, along with Entersekt (2nd place), and IT School Innovation and Triggerfish Animation studios (joint 3rd place) and the other Top 10 finalists, was selected by our independent panel of judges during a first round of judging in July.
The Top 10 finalists each underwent a mentorship programme, customised around each finalist’s needs, after which they made a…Continue
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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)
Digital content creation in the Province of the Western Cape.
Posted By Silicon Cape Coordinator on behalf of :
Portfolio Manager: Broadband…Continue
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Powertime is the only platform enabling more than 11 million South Africans to purchase prepaid electricity and track their power usage on mobile Apps.
Windows Phone users can now buy prepaid electricity from the Windows Phone 8 Powertime app. The app supports more than 50 municipalities in South Africa and offers other services such as airtime and bill payment.
Powertime, a creator of innovative mobile systems, launches a Windows Phone version of its popular…Continue
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Silicon Cape features businesses from our Startup community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form here.
Who are you and what do you do?
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Commvault will be presenting their Big Data solutions at the challenge.
Protect, Manage, Search and Access Data Across the Enterprise
Modernize your data protection and management operations without the complexity of multiple point products and silos, and discover the unparalleled advantages of Singular Information Management.
Single-platform Simpana software takes a holistic approach to data management with a flexible and extensible architecture that helps…
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Tech entrepreneurs and visionaries Startup Knight is here again. Byte Orbit has launched it’s annual startup competition - Startup Knight - for the third time and the 2014 event is set to be bigger and better than ever with more prizes, more time to enter and a more structured entry…Continue
Added by Martin Ras on September 16, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments
The VavaVox online platform has emerged from stealth and is live with version 2.1.
Exceptional customer service is the only true, sustainable competitive advantage.
People are talking about your business. Are you listening?
Added by Bettina Moss on September 16, 2014 at 9:52 — No Comments
Today was a big day in a whole bunch of lives...
For me, it marked the first sprout from the seed I planted a year ago, when I left my life in New York City and moved back to South Africa with an idea of something I might be able to help grow.
For our team at codeX, it was the realization of months of dreaming,…Continue
Added by SiMODiSA on September 15, 2014 at 23:46 — No Comments
When someone thinks about South Africa, it is not likely to conjure up thoughts about the banking industry and almost certainly not of South Africa taking a global lead in the industry. Read the full article at http://traderoot.weebly.com/
Added by Rob Meyer on September 15, 2014 at 9:29 — No Comments
What makes a good business? Is it the idea? Or perhaps the market gap? Maybe it is the business model or timing. There are many different elements that make a good business.
Every day in Africa a startup is launched or an idea is born. If there is a problem and it has a tech fix, someone in South Africa is working on it. We want to you to tell us why your business is great and why this idea could do with a cash injection.
Ventureburn is hosting a startup…Continue
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Silicon Cape will be featuring a business from our Startup community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form here.
Todays’ featured community startup is Cape Coffee Beans. A recent…Continue
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"You must invest in your developers education, or you can pay for their mistakes."
In today’s competitive global business climate, companies looking to improve their gross margins and increase productivity are increasingly looking for ways to boost employee performance and effectiveness. More than 60% of IT managers believe that the skill of their teams is…
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…Continue
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Multitouch touch screen displays happen to be emerging everywhere; join in with this groundbreaking touchscreen technology within a few minutes following receiving your touchscreen frame. You can easily purchase the multitouch touch screen frame that fits your Tv set and chose your preferred quantity of touch points (more about this below) and that's it.
Because your new multitouch touch screen…
Added by RichDing on September 11, 2014 at 11:18 — No Comments
Effective Measures announced that Gumtree was the biggest site in South Africa. Here are a few fast facts about the site:
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Many arguments for and against. One against is that not all the slides are available at first glance and that users (visitors to the site) will not see your messages. An advantage is the ability to show a lot of content in a confined space.
Important for those who are responsible for the content in carousels is to manage carousels correctly.
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African innovation applauded at Evernote’s annual app awards
Kenyan startup crowned African Innovation Award winner at
Evernote Platform Awards
ZURICH, September 4, 2014 – Evernote, the company that is helping the world remember everything, today announces Kenyan application, Chamasoft, as the winner of the African…Continue
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10 October 2014
Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
More information: www.simodisa.com | Follow @Start_UpSA…Continue