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Added by Silicon Cape Initiative on July 23, 2015 at 8:10 — No Comments
Barclays Africa is looking for early and growth stage companies with the potential to scale globally to join its 13-week Tech Lab Africa programme in Cape Town (located at the Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange). Tech Lab Africa is a RISE Africa initiative, in partnership with Barclays, designed to discover, nurture and empower the next generation of technology innovators.
Applications opened on…Continue
Added by Zachariah George on July 23, 2015 at 1:10 — No Comments
For the past two decades, there have been growing calls within the United Nations to develop robust, accurate, and effective early warning systems for conflict prevention. Indeed, as recently…Continue
Added by iAfrikan on July 22, 2015 at 20:50 — No Comments
Confession: I used to be an architect (possibly still am!), and then I started tinkering with things.…Continue
Added by iAfrikan on July 22, 2015 at 20:45 — No Comments
By her own admission, Matsi Modise, does not look a day over 25. But you would do well not to underestimate this 30-year-old executive who has recently been appointed …Continue
Added by iAfrikan on July 22, 2015 at 19:30 — No Comments
The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) has launched InnoTech, an incubator programme that will give ICT entrepreneurs and developers robust support as they take their innovative concepts to market.
Are you a Future Maker?
Are you developing a game for improving…Continue
Added by CiTi and Bandwidth Barn on July 22, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments
The 2015 Filing season will start 1 July 2015 and will close on 27 November 2015 (for e-filing clients).
Information required when completing your income tax return! Income Tax Return information is for the tax year 1 March 2014 to 28 February…Continue
Added by Tyronne Nel on July 22, 2015 at 11:16 — No Comments
Sheffield Smart Lab (UK) invites entrepreneurs and start-ups from all over the world to develop and demonstrate their pioneering solutions helping promote Sheffield as a city of innovation.
Working together, Sheffield City Council, Ferrovial Services and Amey are keen to position…Continue
Added by Natalia Gozdur on July 21, 2015 at 17:56 — No Comments
Small businesses are vital to grow the economy and create jobs. Payment companies, including Square and Paypal, have realised this and are helping these companies grow. They are moving beyond their core payment market into lending, filling the space where banks used to dominate.
Business Insider’s research arm,…Continue
Added by Terrence Stoker on July 21, 2015 at 16:43 — No Comments
Join our monthly Social Meetup...
Connect with interesting people, enjoy a great vibe and hopefully do some business or learn something new.
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Added by Entrepreneur Traction on July 21, 2015 at 13:58 — No Comments
An entrepreneur needs to consider different types of insurance policies to invest in. Insurance will protect your business from the financial impact of losses that occur from a variety of reasons. This protection can save your business from extensive financial losses and keep it operational.…Continue
Added by Jack Dowson on July 20, 2015 at 15:58 — No Comments
By Bruce von Maltitz, Director, 1Stream
Customers are increasingly taking to social media to look for support or lodge complaints. Most businesses today understand this about customer behaviour, but many take a siloed approach to managing social media enquiries, giving the job to a community or social media manager who sits in the marketing department. This makes perfect sense if you’re using social media as a marketing tool. But as more complicated…Continue
Added by Jed Hewson on July 20, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments
This is a book for every hacker, creative type and up and coming tech entrepreneur. Paul Graham, goes into detail explaining his musings about the computer age and life lessons from his entrepreneurship journey. The beauty of it all is that each Chapter is independent from the other, meaning you can read the book in whatever order you want to and it will still make sense.…
Added by Emmanuel Sibanda on July 20, 2015 at 12:14 — No Comments
Auto insurance is an important investment for anyone who sets up or runs a business. Proper auto insurance will give your business protection from financial losses that can result from accidents involving your vehicles. This type of protection will enable you to keep on running your business without exposure to financial challenges that arise from legal action or damage.
It is essential for business owners to be aware of the insurance…Continue
Added by Jack Dowson on July 20, 2015 at 10:53 — No Comments
Many people are conflicted about the need…Continue
Added by iAfrikan on July 20, 2015 at 7:00 — No Comments
Studying and running your own business – What’s needed to remain relevant?
Most small business owners have very busy lives due to the fact that they are often doing the jobs of several people in order to keep their start up costs down. This “busyness” is what leads them to look for quick…Continue
Added by Tyronne Nel on July 16, 2015 at 13:32 — No Comments
As an employee of IBM, staying on top of the latest technology and market innovations is a pre-requisite of fitting in with “The Big Blue”. As a marketer, this is especially vital in order to remain informed about the market we compete in. We need to know what competitors are up to, what customers need, and how to remain one of the world’s most recognised brands.
“Bluemix” is one of the buzzwords currently finding its way around IBM employees on a worldwide scale,…Continue
Added by Michael Marinier on July 16, 2015 at 13:28 — No Comments
What would your online startup look like after two months without internet access? For many South Africans,…Continue
Added by Wessel Badenhorst on July 16, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments
By Bruce von Maltitz, Director, 1Stream
Have you ever thought about what kind of person your business would be if it was human? Or what kind of car? Are you an entry-level Honda, a reliable Toyota, or flashy Jaguar? And what about restaurants? Are you a drive-through take away that focuses on efficiency and takes a no-frills approach? Or do you pride yourself on offering a five-star, fine-dining experience?
It doesn’t really matter whether…Continue
Added by Jed Hewson on July 16, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments
Women In Engineering (WomEng) recently held their Fellowship Week in Cape Town during 6-10 July.
The top sixty female engineering students were chosen from universities around South Africa to participate in a week of accelerated learning, high-level mentorship and networking.
The WomEng Fellowship Week Technovation Challenge was based on Engineering Technology for the Green Economy and was won by Green…Continue
Added by Bettina Moss on July 15, 2015 at 17:09 — No Comments