The Gender Summit Conference will be held on the 28th-30th April 205 at CTICC.
The first of its kind on African Soil, it is the 5th Gender Summit to happen in the world. Hosted at the CTICC, in South Africa it boasts international speakers from various countries that will…Continue
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Complete survey @ www.ventureburn.com/startupsurvey
Gadgets, prizes and startup goodie bag worth up to R170k on offer*
Cape Town -- South Africa’s startup scene is hotter than ever, and entrepreneurs are the new rockstars of the business world. From government to big business,…Continue
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Spark* South Africa launches Cape Town Accelerator & SHE By Spark*
Spark* South Africa is non-profit organization that is part of the wider Spark* International group. Spark* finds and supports local impact entrepreneurs who are in the start-up phase of launching great…Continue
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So, you have been operating for a while now and are considering bringing on a partner because you realise that you are unable to achieve your objectives on your own. The problem is, you don’t know where to start and after all the horror stories you have heard, you are a little hesitant to say the…Continue
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ROLE: OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR SILICON CAPE
Location: Cape Town, CBD
Education Level: Degree, preferably in Marketing, Communication or Management
Job Level: Senior Management
Experience: At least 5 years management experience
Travel Requirement: Sporadic local travel
Remuneration: Market related salary and benefits
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The burning question that any female in tech is being asked at the moment is “How have you managed to cope as a female in tech? “ After 17 challenging years in the technology industry, I am usually on the receiving end of this question about 20 times a year. However, recently the frequency of this question has shot up to about 20 times a month.
I made the choice to be in technology at a very early age, long before “geeks” were seen as cool. I was drawn to the tech space from the…Continue
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Hey Silicon Cape Initiative,
Andela has a vision of 100,000 world-class developers from Africa over the next 10 years. In its first year we've received over 12,000 applications and brought on more than 60 developers in Nigeria.
Now, your expression of interest can help bring Andela to South Africa and provide an opportunity for a paid 4-year fellowship that gives the training and mentorship needed to…Continue
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While eCommerce currently accounts for less than 1% of South Africa’s total retail revenue, a recent survey by PWC suggests that the online retail sector has a 15,9% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) and will be worth R9,5-billion by 2018. This is promising – despite the prevailing challenges facing new entrants - and likely the impetus behind many new online ventures. But hope isn’t a strategy and, to stay in business for the long-term, etailers need to change how they drive and convert…Continue
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The Western Cape Government invites Silicon Cape members to review the following tender information and submit tender bids accordingly, should your company meet the requirements outlined:
Pursuant to its objectives of driving demand and usage of Broadband Internet, the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism seeks to appoint a service provider to assist in the implementation of the Citizen Internet…Continue
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Please peruse our upcoming event ICT Africa taking place on the 15th & 16th July in Cape Town & 21 & 22 October in JHB!.
Given the current trends and developments within the ICT industry in Africa, a number of issues will be focused on at this year’s ICT Africa.
Enterprise will be looking at the most effective solutions in delivering IT projects and services that will enable business growth and innovation, while successfully leveraging existing resources…
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"Very first episode of the African Tech Round-up Podcast.
Africa's most noteworthy digital, tech and innovation highlights from the past week.
More importantly, discussion on the Tech-driven initiative called ReportXenophobia.co.za launched by iAfrikan-- in association…Continue
Report Xenophobia is iAfrikan’s contribution to Africa in the fight against xenophobia in South Africa.
It is powered by Ush…Continue
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By Ian Henderson, CTO at Rubric
Many companies are still getting burnt with translations for international markets because they’re not spending enough time on the strategy of why a translation is needed and what it should achieve.
The biggest problem is that companies aren’t always familiar with the elements of translation, which can affect the whole process. Because they don’t understand what they’re getting themselves into with quality and…Continue
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Last month we announced the new Siliconcape Executive Committee. One of the focus areas as an exco is to ensure diversity and inclusion in the Tech ecosystem. One of the ways we can achieve this is by focusing on improving women participation in tech by supporting women-led start-ups and female developers.
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There has never been a better time to be a woman in Siliconcape! So many opportunities! Here's one for you...
The Huawei-She Leads Africa Fellowship is the first program of its kind to provide female tech entrepreneurs from across Africa the opportunity to visit China to receive a behind the scenes experience at the technology giant, network with peer entrepreneurs and develop relationships with investors and companies interested in doing business in…Continue
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PwC, together with the Silicon Cape Initiative and Microsoft BizSpark, will be launching a publication and underlying survey titled Emerging Companies Insights to provide an in-depth…Continue
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With email, social media, blogs, content marketing and other ways of communicating with propsects, we've created a healthy buffer between us and having to actually speak directly to potential users and clients.
The problem is, there comes a point (sooner than you think) where you realise the returns of all these other marketing channels are severely limited. My gut says that if you're a bootstrapper,…Continue
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We are testing a new feature on M4JAM, when you register use the following promo code "ANDHUG.A" and then generate your own and share it with your friends. Each friend that signs up using your unique promo code will result in you being paid R1.
Try it by clicking on the link below:
Good luck and let me know your thoughts
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