The key to a successful business can’t be captured easily, but it does rely on certain skills we all may need. The most important may be the ability to engage, communicate and generally interact with others in an amicable, professional and welcoming way. We cannot underestimate how important this is; consider that careers have been broken or made based almost entirely on how we conduct ourselves.
This is particularly the case now, in the age of…Continue
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Property Point, a Growthpoint Properties initiative, has opened its next application window for entrepreneurs working in the property industry to join its business incubation programme.Continue
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Techstars is a world leading accelerator of technology start-ups. At its essence, Techstars is a network -- of programs that span 12 cities, 600 companies, thousands of mentors, and a host of corporate partners. We are coming to Tech4Africa to talk about our plans for the continent as Africa is becoming key to our growing network.
Greg will be speaking at Tech4Africa covering the history of Techstars and more specifically the most important themes we see coming…Continue
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Reaching out to fintech and insuretech innovators around the world, Liberty has launched a global InsuranceTech Innovation Challenge in partnership with Matchi.biz
The challenge closes on Sunday 11 October 2015
Innovators can enter solutions across 2 categories as below:
• Customer Service Experience
• Client Advice Payment Management…Continue
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FinTech Africa is back, with an event that promises to be bigger, better and even more inspiring than the July event in Johannesburg. Hosted by the Stellenbosch Business School at their…Continue
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As far as odd couples go, the Pope and Shakira is one of my new favourites. You wouldn’t necessarily think of putting them on the same stage, but that’s just what the UN did when they adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) last week. The SDGs are the successors to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and largely dictate the…Continue
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Cash Prizes, a week long accelerated incubator and the chance of a national contract up for grabs - Applications to all Tech Start-Ups now open!
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The ongoing popularity of credit cards is attributed to how easy they are to use when making purchases. This convenience increases the possibility of customers making more purchases than usual and subsequently increases business sales. Businesses that process credit cards provide their customers with a worthwhile payment alternative.
More Payment Options
With more businesses choosing to offer the credit card payment option, you risk losing customers if you do…Continue
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Indian prime minister Narendra Modi may be on a high after last weekend's Silicon Valley visit, but if he is to transform India into the next great start-up nation he has a long way to go. Here's why..…Continue
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Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact email@example.com
The Global Movement Summit …Continue
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By Bill Zimmerman on September 28, 2015
VC4Africa launches an API (application programming interface) to embed public venture data from the startup funding platform on external websites, display subsets of venture data and more.
VC4A is often thought of as a startup finance platform, but at our core we’re really an organization that’s using…Continue
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Its been a while since I posted online about stuff I'm building. Almost 2 years if not 3.
So I thought I should really get into re-building and publishing all the Android Apps I have been prototyping and sketching over the years, rebuilding all the old ones in the process.
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We're so pleased to announce that we have been accepted into one of the top hardware accelerators, Highway1!
Our press release has all the key info, and I've added it below.
But first, a pic of the team—the most important part of any startup. Proud of you guys.…Continue
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The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is the umbrella organisation of the Bandwidth Barn, Africa’s oldest tech incubator and in 2011 initiated Africa’s most successful tech skills and job readiness programme, CapaCiTi. Through the CapaCiTi programme we have successfully skilled 500 previously unemployed youth in tech…Continue
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The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is the umbrella organisation of the Bandwidth…Continue
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For many it might be hard to believe we can purchase all manner of items from the comfort of home. We can inspect, examine and decide on specific items with a click of a button - and promptly have it delivered, often for free, ride to our front door. But this is how shopping - and society - has evolved. It’s important then, for retailers, to consider what the future will bring.
Not keeping up can mean the end of any business. After all, relevancy…Continue
Added by Terrence Stoker on September 29, 2015 at 9:32 — No Comments
It is no secret, that education is an incredibly hot area across the continent with a number of initiatives tackling education from a variety of angles. The most interesting thing in education this week was the announcement of the BRCK education initiative. For $5000…Continue
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