The PwC 2014 Vision to Reality Awards programme
PwC is looking for dynamic companies that have implemented innovative technology solutions. Our 2014 Vision to Reality Awards Programme (in collaboration with the City of Cape Town, Wesgro, UCT GSB, the CITi Bandwidth Barn initiative and World Design Capital Cape Town 2014) encourages the best companies to step forward as role models, and to inspire future technology start-ups.
So if you can demonstrate…Continue
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It's been 11 months since Growth Space opened its doors and though we've seen a lot of changes and improvements, mostly brought on by listening to what our clients want, our company culture has remained solid giving us stability and helping us create a sustainable business model through the ups and downs of our first year of business.
What's culture got to do with it?
Culture is the foundation of our company. It's a way of doing what we set out to do with…Continue
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Derick Swart of Floor Swart Incorporated recently spoke to entrepreneurs at Stellenbosch University's LaunchLab accelerator on the basics that entrepreneurs need to know regarding their brands.
The talk covered in broad strokes the entire process of value creation, from inception of a brand to exit considerations when selling a business.Continue
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A recent poll has shown that South Africans are still somewhat divided when it comes to meeting with online traders through classified sites, with about 51% of the close to 10,000 respondents saying that they do not transact online and 31% saying they prefer to browse online but transact face-to-face. While all of us should be aware of the possible dangers of online transacting, it shouldn’t be a deterrent.
As with any other e-tailing…Continue
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Based on its current trajectory, digital media is set to overtake television’s advertising revenue by 2018. Television has enjoyed a lengthy and dominating lead over radio, print and other directories for almost a decade, but the onset of social media and mobile internet has put online advertising at the forefront for necessary brand presence.
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#TheBarn and Bowman Gilfillan are hosting a legal clinic on Thursday 15 May 2014 - come ask all your legal questions :: Session 1 (9h30 - 12pm) and Session 2 (3h30pm - 6pm) :: RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org | 021 409 7000
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To Gap or Not to Gap?
by Angelique Robbertse, product and marketing manager at JobMail
Very little can compare to the excitement of seeing your positive matric results online or posted on the noticeboard at your school. Of course, answering the question, “What’s next?” is perhaps as hard as passing those final exams. Many matrics (or even graduating university students) are eager to take a year off from studying to work locally or abroad, but is this a good or a…Continue
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By Vukosi Marivate
This post first appeared on www.iafrikan.com
I was attending HackRU Spring…Continue
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Successful SMEs that are ready to expand should apply to take part in Standard Bank’s new business show, Think Big. Not only does the show provide a rare opportunity for national TV exposure, but the most inspiring – and realistic – dream for growth will receive a R1million,…Continue
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By Mike Butcher
This post first appeared on www.iafrikan.com
Editor's Note: Yesterday we ran two articles (…Continue
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StartupGO announces a 3 week immersive Silicon Valley acceleration program where a group of global entrepreneurs will live, work and learn together in one shared space. Our unique content provides insights on what it takes for startups to succeed from some of the most well known industry leaders, such as:
Tim Draper - Founder D…Continue
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By Jeff Beatty, Mozilla Firefox localisation manager, and Ian Henderson, CTO at Rubric
Open source software (OSS) has had a huge impact on the development of technology today. From apps and web browsers to content management platforms and operating systems, there’s no doubt that open source projects have influenced the way that we create and access information.
Research shows that the open source trend is growing beyond the traditionally tech-focused market, too. A…Continue
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Classifieds are sometimes seen as the clumsy cousins of ecommerce, but in reality they are cleverly designed, well-planned, and developed with sophistication.
People are shopping for cars, clothes and services in different ways than they did even five years ago. Fundamental shifts in consumer and advertiser behaviour in major verticals have forced businesses to re-examine how they approach customers, particularly for community businesses – and classifieds are particularly well-suited…Continue
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Send Cape Town startup founder and CEO to Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro with the world's leading technology entrepreneurs.
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Hopefully you've been following our Technovation Challenge Adventure!
Incase you haven't, let's get you up to speed...What is the Technovation Challenge? It's a program dedicated to inspiring girls in technology and entrepreneurship. In the program, girls work in teams to develop mobile apps that solves problems in their lives…Continue
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Many company owners enjoy the idea of knowing exactly what is happening in their businesses. Surveillance and CCTV systems have aided many a company owner in achieving just that. Here are a few factors ensuring that your control room is as safe and as effective as it can be.
Know the risks
Firstly, it is recommended that you do a risk assessment as well as a needs assessment before deciding on a particular system. This will allow you to identify possible risk factors…Continue
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Mobile Services Provider Gains Real-time Insight into Business-critical Systems
South Africa – 10 April 2014 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, announced that Clickatell, a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, has improved its customer service solutions with Splunk…Continue
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