Unfortunately the President has published an amendment to the Exchange Control Regulations this month to provide for an expansive new definition of "capital" to include all forms of intellectual property. This means that Reserve Bank approval is again required before you can sell IP ownership to a foreign person or corporation.
However, for those interested in democracy and law, there is a question mark over the validity of the amendment to the regulation...
In terms of…Continue
Added by Tefo Mohapi on June 29, 2012 at 10:46 — No Comments
What is it?
Google drive acts like an external drive where folders of all documents and media can be kept on the web and on your computer or any mobile device. You can access Google Drive and edit presentations, documents, set up events and share this information and have others comment on it while you’re busy. You can include media such as videos, photos,…Continue
By creating effective call-to-action in your internet marketing you can drive your business to get every potential client clicking on your page! Telling people what to do seems easy enough. If someone is sick tell them “Go to Doctor Swindon”! If someone’s hungry you tell them “Go eat a burger!” This becomes…Continue
I had a chat to Jess Green about being a tech entrepreneur in SA, whoc certainly has the pedigree after starting and selling off http://www.ubuntudeal.co.za/. Jess shared some great insights.
See other interviews on No Picket Fence…Continue
Added by Michael Cowen on June 27, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments
That’s what we spoke to Brett Commaille, CEO of AngleHub about. We explored the world of Angel…Continue
Added by Michael Bouchier on June 26, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments
Read this article : http://www.fanews.co.za/article.asp?Healthcare~6
Its seems that the planning is going ahead strong. Note the quote "A future healthcare environment could therefore exist with medical schemes as “top up” for services not readily available on NHI."
The question is WHAT will be available in the NHI and what not.
Biologics ? Nope…Continue
Added by William Kleynhans on June 25, 2012 at 23:35 — No Comments
Launched on October 8, 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa, by two South African tech entrepreneurs, Justin Stanford and Vinny Lingham, Founder and CEO of Yola, the Silicon Cape Initiative (Silicon Cape) has grown to become a champion for technology startups not only in the Western Cape but also in the whole of South Africa.
Representatives from educational institutions, technology start-ups, established businesses, local and national government, Non Profit…
Added by Tefo Mohapi on June 22, 2012 at 16:41 — No Comments
You have a great idea, all your friends and family say you're brilliant. You take the decision that you're going to go for it. Now comes the hard part. You have no funds and you don't know how access funds. This is the greatest challenge facing entrepeneurs.
Go to facebook page at tblcapital or website at www.tblcapital.co.za
For some free advice, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Dave Romero on June 19, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments
Struto is proud to announce that we are entering the South African market. We have identified that Inbound Marketing opportunities for South African businesses is somewhat limited and as such we feel that in these tough economic times, businesses need all the help they can get.
As HubSpot Certified…Continue
Added by Grant Wiltshire on June 18, 2012 at 21:32 — No Comments
We often get asked by some about who could provide them web hosting services.
In response to those inquiries, I have compiled a table of South African web hosts.
This list includes suppliers who are able to accommodate needs for web hosting, which range from those of the small home-based users to those of the big corporations.
Our community will be able to refer back in future to…
A report which just came from "Newvem" claims that an alarmingly high number of Amazon's Cloud users follow shocking implementation practices.
The mistakes which are mostly caused by confusion when making changes and scaling up AWS, leaves those users' data and systems highly vulnerable to compromise.
For more details of their 5 biggest mistakes, read this report.
Added by George Gombay on June 14, 2012 at 12:34 — No Comments
evly's looking for a couple people to join our Cape Town team.
* Junior / Mid level .net developer (apply on our linkedin posting, or email eric - details below)
* design / css intern (for details of the intern position, email eric AT evly DOT com)
here's a few details of the dev position - http://lnkd.in/_yMsKf
We're a Cape Town based internet startup looking to expand our team with a competent…Continue
Added by Eric Edelstein on June 13, 2012 at 22:34 — No Comments
For those who were not able to attend please find the slide show that was presented.
Added by Lianne du Toit on June 11, 2012 at 16:33 — No Comments
Sorry about the signage pun .........
We are happy to see our signage going up on the wall of our new offices at !WaytagHQ (our…Continue
Mobiflock, the mobile safety and security company, announced the commercial launch of its parental control service for smartphonesand tablets. In addition, Mobiflock released a raft of new features and services for its customers:
Added by Vanessa Clark on June 7, 2012 at 10:09 — No Comments
COMPETITION TO BOOST SA ENTREPRENEURS
In an effort to boost the level of entrepreneurship in South Africa, Sanlam and Business Partners have announced the launch of the 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition.
This initiative, widely considered to be the pre-eminent competition of its kind in South Africa, has served as a springboard for past finalists and winners. “Besides the chance to win prizes worth a total value of R1 345 000, which includes…Continue
Those of you who do not subscribe to the Google Africa Blog may have missed a post in it which reports on the results of a study, that shows among other conclusions that the Internet sector contributes up to 2% (or $7.1 billion/R59-billion) of the South Afica’s GDP and is predicted to grow dramatically.
Because of that article's pertinence and likely interest to our community, I reproduce it below here in full with thankful acknowledgement to Google Africa…Continue
Added by George Gombay on June 4, 2012 at 12:18 — No Comments
No Picket Fence - www.nopicketfence.co.za is an information network for entrepreneurs in South Africa to Ask, Share & Connect.
Just added - Story Boards
I'm sure this will be of interest to you:…
Added by Michael Bouchier on June 2, 2012 at 9:55 — No Comments