Added by Justin Coetzee on March 27, 2012 at 21:26 — No Comments
Seeking on behalf of a client - Senior Java developer with 5-10 years experience for established mobile transactions company based in Cape Town. Excellent chance to take responsibility and grow skills, good salary with bonuses, experienced management team. Please mail me in confidence - firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Added by Marnie Bull on March 27, 2012 at 14:11 — No Comments
The Minister of Health yesterday announce that the National Health Insurance (NHI) is a definite go, and that the pilot projects will be launched soon.
I thought it would be a good idea to put together some important points regarding the NHI and what I think the effect will be on Health Care Innovation and Technology also what direct effect it will have on your own medical care.
I've speciffically steered away from the ideological arguments for and against.…Continue
Cape-based startup Snapplify has done an amazing star turn on its very first international outing. The launch of the mobile app developer at the August publishers' event of the Frankfurt Book Fair was staged by CEO and founder Wesley Lynch. Not content with merely taking the world stage on debut, Snapplify proceeded to sign its first deal there and then.
“Snapplify is really very obvious value for publishers,” says Wesley. “It offers a full turnkey…Continue
Last month I was invited by the Executive Committee to present my thoughts regarding the direction of the Silicon Cape Initiative and its community. Shortly after that I found myself accepting a seat on the committee, and am now officially running the Communications portfolio.
Each of the 10 or so members of the committee takes on various portfolio responsibilities, but it seems much more significant that each of those members is there because of their own personal interest…Continue
"You have to be global to compete, even to compete locally," says Sean Riley CEO of internet advertising network Ad:Dynamo.
Sean and his partners had seen previous unsuccessful attempts to build an ad network to rival Google but they identified brands and agencies who were waiting for an alternative.
They started by identifying Google's ad network's shortcomings, primarily the lack of personal customer care, and made sure they satisfied those unmet…Continue
Added by Silicon Cape Newsletter on March 23, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments
My name is Yves Adler, I am a Cape Town based Electronic music producer.
You can have a listen here --> www.soundcloud.com/7ftsoundsystem
I am currently looking for a proficient developer with an interest in electronic music/music discovery.
I have a web start up that requires completion (70% coding already done) and am looking for a partner that sees value in…Continue
Added by Yves Adler on March 22, 2012 at 23:20 — No Comments
Today TomTom Corporate announced a four year agreement with SA Startup Waytag whereby TomTom will deliver maps and Points of Interest to power Waytag's unique location platform. Waytag launched in 2009 with a mission to make location sharing and search simple by reducing long and complex address systems to one simple word – a !waytag. By equipping Waytag with global maps and Points of Interest, TomTom is supporting the ability to easily locate people, businesses and places around…Continue
The exciting LaunchCapeTown event has cropped
up on us to mark one of the most interesting weeks of the year for the
Silicon Cape community.
The Bandwidth Barn have organized LaunchCapeTown, a 5 day event for
technology startups to compete with each other and receive an
invaluable round of exposure, mentorship and networking.
LaunchCapeTown consists of the annual CTEC (Cape Town Entrepreneurship
Added by Tim Lind on March 20, 2012 at 10:42 — No Comments
Added by Ntuthuko on March 18, 2012 at 11:31 — No Comments
The Department of Trade & Industry is doing a survey to identify enterprises in the ICT sector and their services. The information collected from the survey will be used to inform policy to be made and implemented to foster growth in the ICT sector.
The survey will assist in gathering baseline information on the industry’s structure (size, number of companies, levels of employment, competencies, export capacity, potential, etc.) so as to…Continue
Added by Tim Lind on March 15, 2012 at 8:29 — No Comments
The Garden Route is open for Business!
We are seeing this more and more, as the Garden Route evolves from a sleepy holiday destination into a serious player in the economy, manufacturing everything from aircraft to furniture to electronics, and everything in between.
Combining this with a serious skills base we have a highly credible business destination.
We are fortunate that the Garden Route has it’s own pool of talent, both in the …Continue
Added by Imel Rautenbach on March 10, 2012 at 19:52 — No Comments
Virtuvent.com is offering internships to front and back-end developers interested to grow their technical and user-experience skills.
Successful applicants will work directly with either our lead front-end or back-end developer on our SaaS product. This is a great opportunity to work alongside people with 15 years+ experience and get some strong portfolio behind you.
Front-end applicants should have knowledge of the…Continue
Zoe-X: A Brain Training Start-Up with South African Roots
Zoe-X founder and Cape Town resident Marco-Hans Van Der Willik began his foray into the world of brain training with a single goal in mind; to bring top quality brain training software to users around the world at an affordable price. What he managed to create is a world class brain training website based on cutting edge neuroscience that is…Continue
Added by Marco-Hans Van Der Willik on March 3, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments