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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…


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

Office Furniture Ideas

Office furniture is objects that are intended to support various office activities of humans to accomplish business works. Also, furniture is also used to hold objects at a convenient height for work such as horizontal surfaces above the ground like tables and desks or to store things like cabinets and shelves. In addition, it can be made from many materials including metal, plastic and wood. Furniture can be made using a variety of…


Added by Abby Saw on October 23, 2014 at 6:43 — 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

Two young entrepreneurs help high schoolers bridge the gap to varsity

Just one year since they themselves finished Matric exams, Luthando Dyasi and Sinethemba Makoma have released GoVarsity (, an app that helps high school learners better understand how to access university and thrive once they’re there.…


Added by Emma Dicks on October 22, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments

Startup Knight Final Call to Enter

Tech entrepreneurs and visionaries: have you submitted your entries in for the Startup Knight competition yet? The closing date is approaching fast and with half a million rand in cash, software development and PR prizes you can’t afford to miss out.

Startup Knight is a competition for startup tech entrepreneurs, innovators and creators in South Africa. The third iteration of the competition was…


Added by Martin Ras on October 22, 2014 at 15:48 — No Comments


Smart innovation for people-centred futures

Join us at the 2nd SID Stellenbosch Innovation Conference to take part in this annual…


Added by Kelly Wykerd on October 22, 2014 at 11:29 — No Comments

Choosing your business

Phezulu is about assisting small and medium businesses, therefore we feel the articles we produce for this blog should be based on the business life cycle of a typical entrepreneur. Now you might be thinking, “what is a typical entrepreneur?”, well to put your mind at easy there is no such thing, entrepreneurs come in all different shapes of ideas. The one thing we do all have in common though, is the legislative hurdles that we all need to clear to legally remain in business. I have…


Added by Tyronne Nel on October 21, 2014 at 2:01 — No Comments

Startup Capital & 6-month incubation for winning team at Lean Joburg


Added by iAFRIKAN on October 20, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

Refresh my memory


Adding sketching to the design process is a great way to amplify software and hardware tools. Sketching provides a unique space that can help you think differently, generate a variety of ideas quickly, explore alternatives with less risk, and encourage constructive discussions with colleagues and clients. - Mike Rohde


Once wireframes are created using information design as a technique rather than just a visual conceit, they can be used to explain how a…


Added by Alan Williams on October 17, 2014 at 13:55 — No Comments

Not another rubbish SharePoint Convention!

It landed in my inbox with all the appeal of a dead cod delivered through the letterbox – an invitation to sign up for yet another SharePoint fan boy convention. What, I asked myself, would ever persuade me to tag along to that Trekkie convention for software?  Telling my connections that I like SharePoint is the equivalent of wearing a chicken suit at a dinner party. I could only get away with such an association by saying that company policy forced me to use it (and how often do I hear…


Added by Dele Sikuade on October 17, 2014 at 13:08 — No Comments

How to get and keep a mentor: why nobody wants your coffee offer

I can’t recall how many times but I did propose to buy coffee to people I wanted mentorship from.

A mentor is someone more prominent than me, right? How the h*** do I suppose I will attract Brian Joffe to meet me all because I offered to buy him coffee.

He can afford way more than his own coffee and can only drink so much. I am sure he has coffee invites from Zimbabwe to Zanzibar.

Had inviting people out for coffee been that intriguing, I would have invited Azania many…


Added by Tiisetso Maloma on October 16, 2014 at 20:24 — No Comments

We do have 1 final opportunity to present your solutions at The CIO Challenge JHB!

Join us at the CIO Conference on 29 and 30 October in Sandton, Johannesburg, for insights on BYOD, Mobility, Big Data, Enterprise Security and POPI compliance.

Register today for the CIO Challenge!


Francis Cronje - - (How POPI is going to impact your Enterprise)

Gareth James - BT (MC and Thought Leadership)

Ina Meiring & Ahmore Burger Smidt - Directors - Werksmans Attorneys - (POPI insights for Data…


Added by Juliano Velacci on October 16, 2014 at 13:53 — No Comments

This is how we get girls to code

The Code4CT Maker Party video is here! Don't know how to Hack the Happy Dance? Have a look! 

It seems Code4CT was the start of a journey for many young women! I have been quite astonished at the enthusiasm the girls have shown to keep coding and problem solving since the 3 week Code4CT program in July. You can read about the impact the program had on these…


Added by Emma Dicks on October 16, 2014 at 13:34 — No Comments

SID Conference- Smart innovation for people-centred futures

Smart innovation for people-centred futures…


Added by Kelly Wykerd on October 16, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments

FNB and Silicon Cape announce strategic partnership to boost tech businesses

FNB and Silicon Cape announce strategic partnership to boost tech businesses

Bank provides funding and resource support


Johannesburg, 15 October 2014 – First National Bank (FNB) and Silicon Cape have announced a 3 year strategic partnership worth R1 million per annum in funding and resource support to boost business activity in South Africa.

The Silicon Cape initiative is a…


Added by Deidre Luzmore on October 16, 2014 at 9:35 — No Comments

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