November 2011 Blog Posts (12)

ExpenZa - FREE automated expense tracking on your phone

Most of us use (or wants to use) a budget for your personal finances. However, very few of us keep to it! We think the reason people don’t properly keep track of their personal finances and use a budget to control their spending is because it is just too much trouble to keep track of every expense. It simply takes too much time to keep track of all those slips, and then write them down or enter them into some software package on your PC. Even if they do, it usually…

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Added by Wim Morris on November 30, 2011 at 11:06 — No Comments

Iminsys launches its NextUp iOS app!

What is NextUp in the world of exciting events?



With NextUp you will always be in the loop with the latest upcoming sport, entertainment, political and worldwide events.



* The NextUp database is continually updated to bring you the newest event schedules.

* Add any of the events, sporting tournaments, film premieres, world-record attempts, and more directly to your phone's calendar with default reminders already set.

* Major event organizers, please send your…

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Added by Edrich Van Loggerenberg on November 29, 2011 at 22:36 — 1 Comment

Botswana's National Carrier Signs with ADSoftware

The aviation software company ADSoftware has signed an agreement with Air Botswana to implement AirPack Fleet Management System and Logistics Solutions, comprising Airtime (fleet management- CAMO), AirStock (inventory control logistic), AirDoc (documentation management), AirUser (security management) and Airstat (reliability and statistic reports).

Air Botswana was founded in 1972 and started commercial operations the same year. It is based at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport…

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Added by Alexandra Guillot on November 29, 2011 at 21:06 — No Comments

New Search Engine Running on Green Energy

A South Africa based company has a new search engine which is run purely on green energy. In addition, through a number of strategic partnerships, we will be planting 1 tree for every 500 searches which you conduct on this search engine. The search engine is linked to a fully-featured pay-per-click ad network and is fully mobile enabled.

Basically, when you search, the system will query both Google and Bing, present the results, alternate them and remove duplicates.

Why a new…

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Added by David Hounson on November 15, 2011 at 18:26 — 4 Comments

e-magination in the news

Hi

 

As a growing business in a very tough economic climate and an even tougher competitive market, we are very proud to have shown consistent growth over the last 4 years and have continued to not only create value for our clients but also create jobs within our economy. Today we have been recognised in the media in two separate articles, one in Destiny Man, and the other in IOL.

 

As partners, customers and friends, I encourage you to take a minute to read these…

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Added by Richard Bezuidenhout on November 10, 2011 at 6:31 — No Comments

Groupon's valued above $12.7 Billion after 1st day's trading in it shares.

The long awaited initial public offering of Groupon earlier this week was a resounding success, with its price at the close of its first day on the NASDAQ exceeding by 30% its opening price of $20.



If this buyers' enthusiasm for its shares is any indication of what we should expect in the next few months,…

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Added by George Gombay on November 7, 2011 at 21:30 — No Comments

World Design Capital 2014: what does it mean for Silicon Cape?

 

There has been a lot of fanfare around Cape Town receiving the award of World Design Capital for 2014. It's a great accolade for the city but what does it mean in Silicon Cape?



Cape Town's bid has gained widespread public and private sector support and provides the opportunity and…

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Added by Silicon Cape Newsletter on November 7, 2011 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

SA funding strikes Mzansi Gold

 

South African entrepreneurs often express the need for expansion of local funding options. Mzansi Gold is a new South African angel network that connects angel investors with high-potential entrepreneurs.

 

Mzansi Gold was…

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Added by Silicon Cape Newsletter on November 7, 2011 at 10:59 — 3 Comments

Global investors go BOS for Ice Tea

Cape Town-based organic ice tea brand BOS received a significant boost with major investment from Invenfin, the venture capital arm of local investment group Remgro, and Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

 

The name BOS is derived from the classic South African slang term "Bossies" -…

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Added by Silicon Cape Newsletter on November 7, 2011 at 10:39 — 1 Comment

Top tips for a tech start-up seeking an angel investor

By Wesley Lynch, Realmdigital CEO

Entrepreneurial ventures find it notoriously tough to get funding in South Africa. But is it really that hard? More and more commentators suggest that this is a misconception.



Though…

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Added by Silicon Cape Newsletter on November 7, 2011 at 10:30 — 6 Comments

An African digital publishing strategy

Umuntu Media are working on a strategy to make publishing succeed in the digital age. They recently received $1m in funding from Netherlands-based venture capital fund eVentures Africa to expand their coverage to nine additional African countries.

 

Umuntu specialises in country-specific…

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Added by Silicon Cape Newsletter on November 7, 2011 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

Girl Geek Dinners Cape Town announces new chairperson for 2012

At the last Girl Geek Dinners Cape Town (GGDCPT) event on Thursday, Suhaifa Naidoo, marketing manager for Realmdigital and SA Blog award nominee, was announced as the new chairperson for GGDCPT for 2012.

Suhaifa Naidoo, GGDCPT chairperson for…

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Added by Mariska du Preez on November 7, 2011 at 10:19 — 1 Comment

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