August 2011 Blog Posts (14)

The importance of sound tax advice

Taxation is one of those matters that can keep a business owner / director / manager awake at night.


The South African Revenue Service has set high collection targets to achieve over the next 3 years. This can only lead us to believe that they might employ more aggressive tactics to reach these targets. This was confirmed in a recent article by Gareth Stokes, FAnews Online Editor, posted on


A recent…


Added by Wessel Goosen on August 31, 2011 at 16:49 — No Comments

newcoza | because domain registration is a pain!

I've seen a lot of people complaining recently about what a pain it is to try and register a domain. is a web frontend that will take care of all the formatting and whatnot, before firing off the registration email to UniForum. Connect your Facebook account, and it'll remember your information for the next time you need to register a domain, too. 

Let me…


Added by Richard Oakley on August 31, 2011 at 9:30 — 7 Comments

Money Smart in Tech Central - Start Up's



Cape Town start-up Moneysmart, due to launch at the end of next month, aims to provide a platform where people can manage all their financial matters in one place, from banking and expenses to insurance and…


Added by Tobie van Zyl on August 27, 2011 at 9:20 — No Comments

Steve Job's Patents

Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO Apple today. It is interesting that the iconic leader was listed as inventor on 313 patents. The NY Times has a listing of the patents.Click:

Added by Vani Moodley on August 25, 2011 at 19:57 — 1 Comment

SkillPod Media launches more services and continues global expansion

Since SkillPod Media’s inking of an agreement to provide online casual games for RTL Group – the leading European entertainment network – momentum has gathered quickly.

Already established as one of the most prolific providers of online casual games internationally, the partnership with RTL Group has seen a number of European games platform deployments. The speed and success of these deployments is due in no small measure to the Rapid Development Framework (RDF) that SkillPod Media…


Added by Mark van Diggelen on August 25, 2011 at 10:55 — 1 Comment

Trade World

Access to Tenders and Request for Quotations, with our Leads and Tenders service.

Quadrem Africa (Incorporating TradeWorld) is Africa’s first BEE digital eMarketplace with a proud history dating back to 1906. TradeWorld's Sourcing Solutions, also known as the Leads and Tenders Bulletin is Africa's largest tender and enquiry-based…


Added by Aubrey Wheeler on August 24, 2011 at 12:46 — 2 Comments

Tech4Africa Ignite - calling all startups

Ignite is a new angel funding initiative launched by Tech4Africa, the mobile, web and emerging technology conference. It gives leading African startups the opportunity to pitch their products to a handpicked panel of angel investors, mentors and…


Added by James Gareth Smith on August 11, 2011 at 13:30 — No Comments

mLab fosters mobile innovation

Silicon Cape interviews mLab Southern Africa’s Steve Vosloo.

mLab Southern Africa has opened its application for membership. A new incubator for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the mobile space, mLab offers members…


Added by James Gareth Smith on August 8, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments keeps designers and clients on the same page

According to the founders of, the traditional method of sample board sharing and collaboration is broken. This is why they’ve digitised the whole process.

Digital sample boards and mood boards can be created in minutes, enabling designers to share visual ideas with…


Added by James Gareth Smith on August 8, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

First-of-its-kind savings for South African mothers

Gemgem is the first niche group-buying website in South Africa. The site is aimed at mothers; it allows them to shop from home, while giving them access to daily family deals.

With over 5.6 million mothers in South Africa, Gemgem aims to be the best and largest niche collective buying…


Added by James Gareth Smith on August 8, 2011 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Bridging SA's funding gap

It's no secret - one of the biggest issues that startups face is getting off those starting blocks. In South Africa this is exacerbated by a number of factors that seem to make the gap bigger and bigger. Luckily, there is hope on the horizon.

Early-stage funding is normally pretty hard to come…


Added by James Gareth Smith on August 8, 2011 at 13:30 — No Comments

Essential questions that every startup should consider

Following on from the last post where Steve Vosloo, Mobile Impact Evangelist at mLab Southern Africa (SA), interviewed Ryan Delk, here are a couple of questions that Ryan suggests every startup should be able answer:

  • What is your company’s target market for the product?
  • Are you aware of other…

Added by Steve Vosloo on August 4, 2011 at 14:11 — 1 Comment

Seeking partnership/help on European travel site



In June, 2006 I set up a website - - as a coding side-project while my work at the time was done mainly in Photoshop.

It was intended as a resource people could use for weekends away. A guide for things like 'where is the airport', '10 things to do', 'where to eat' and 'where to stay' etc. 

Recent Developments:

Recently - without me…


Added by Sigi Bessesen on August 4, 2011 at 11:29 — 2 Comments

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