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StartUp South Africa Conference (10 October | CTICC)

The inaugural StartUp South African Conference is here:

10 October 2014

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

More information: | Follow @Start_UpSA…


Added by SiMODiSA on September 8, 2014 at 9:38 — 1 Comment

NXTGEN Coders Conference to help build future ICT Community

Silicon Cape Initiative community members are invited to help grow Cape Town's future ICT community by motivating grade 9 -11 learners to apply for a seat at the first NxtGen Coders Conference.

The inaugural NxtGen Coders Conference will be hosted from 3-4 October at The Cape Town Stadium and will run concurrently with the second PHP Craft Cape Town and the first…


Added by Stefan Joubert on September 7, 2014 at 20:00 — No Comments

The 7th Innovation Summit

The clock is ticking with only 3 weeks left to the 7th annual SAInnovation Summit!

Be prepared to be transformed into an innovative thinker with the Innovation Summittaking place at the Cape Town Stadium from 16 to 18 September 2014. The foremostinnovation event, which forms part of World Design Capital Cape Town 2014, will share local innovation legends' secrets to success! The Innovation Summit is the perfect platform for all innovators to participate and grow their know-how and…


Added by Deidre Luzmore on September 5, 2014 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

The Clockwork Acorn story

In 2013 Clockwork Acorn was born when three gaming researchers, at Stellenbosch University’s Media Lab, finished their studies and pursued their passion for game development. Francois van Niekerk, Hilgard Bell and Leon van Niekerk joined the LaunchLab in the beginning of 2014 with a plan to generate at least three…


Added by Avelino Rodrigues on September 5, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

Gumtree officially biggest website in South Africa

Effective Measure, the official online audience measurement supplier of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (formerly the DMMA), has announced that Gumtree is the most trafficked South African website based on unique browsers received.

“Gumtree is now officially the largest Effective Measure tagged IAB member site in South Africa for South African users,” says Effective Measures MD, Alan Morrissey. “It shows South African users are in the market to buy and sell…


Added by Claire Cobbledick on September 4, 2014 at 8:23 — No Comments makes it to the Top 30 of the eCommerce Awards 2014

Not only will September be bringing Spring to the cold South African soil, but it will also be bringing the 2014 SA eCommerce Awards to recognise some of South Africa's favourite online shopping websites. hosts this annual eCommerce Awards and Conference on 3-4 September 2014 at the Gallagher Convention Centre,…


Added by Adele Bezuidenhout on September 3, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments

Soarsoft International focuses on controlling information governance and data storage costs at 2014 CIO Challenge JHB!

Information volumes continue to grow at an unprecedented rate, particularly randomly generated and unstructured data belonging to the modern information worker. This is also a result of the way we interact and transact with the many new business and electronic platforms on mobile devices, cloud-based infrastructure and services. This increases complexity with regards to managing information and risk as well as gaining control of the retentions and disposition in accordance with legislation…


Added by Juliano Velacci on September 2, 2014 at 19:20 — No Comments

User Experience(UX) landscape for Startups

Lean UX for Startups and Enterprise: 

Excellent old talk.


Added by UX South Africa on September 2, 2014 at 13:08 — No Comments

Apply now for Design Innovation Seed Fund grants

Designers, inventors, entrepreneurs and product developers can now apply for grants of up to R500 000 each from a new Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF). Find out if you…


Added by Adrian Solomons on September 2, 2014 at 10:55 — No Comments

A Nifty Design Idea for A Visual - Interactive Bar Counter Surface

There is a nifty design idea for a visual, interactive bar counter surface. RichTech interactive bar – an “intelligent” surface system lights up and connects objects together in a pretty cool visual effect.



Added by RichDing on September 2, 2014 at 5:04 — 1 Comment

Social Media Week Johannesburg: Registration Now Open!


Featuring Over 50 Speakers Including Alan Knott Craig Jr, Digital Advertising Mavens John Montgomery and Quentin George, Pioneering Muso Okmalumkoolkat, Mark Kaigwa and More

Social Media Week  (SMW) Johannesburg makes its anticipated debut in the heart of Braamfontein from September 22 to 26. Registration for this trailblazing tech savvy conference is now open.

Over the course of five…


Added by Sherry Bitting on August 31, 2014 at 23:30 — No Comments

Do Action: WordPress Charity Hackathon Report Back

WordPress Cape Town



Contact: Hugh Lashbrooke

Mobile: 074 164 8506

Cape Town NGOs receive a fresh online look from local tech geeks

On the 23rd of August…


Added by Matt Cohen on August 28, 2014 at 12:23 — No Comments

How new businesses can find a penetrative advantage inspite of limited resources: What business plans don’t teach

The other day I was consulting a lady who wants to start a sort of high end clothing label for preteens, but as everyone – she doesn’t have funds and is demoralized at the thought that it might be tough to get funding for her awesome business idea.

The reality is money isn’t cheap. It is only smart for investors to backup projects which have some traction or leverage: Either the venture has produced some directional progress or the entrepreneur has some entrepreneurial…


Added by Tiisetso Maloma on August 28, 2014 at 10:29 — No Comments

Why Free Wi-Fi is part our business strategy

Articles advising companies to offer free wi-fi to customers as a strategy are usually referring to the hospitality or retail industry, or mobile operator offloading...not ecommerce and certainly not online classifieds. However, the two should go hand-in-hand. Not just in the commercial sense, but also as part of the greater landscape of corporate social responsibility that all companies should adhere to.

Alan Knott-Craig Junior has said that access to the internet should be a basic…


Added by Claire Cobbledick on August 28, 2014 at 10:20 — No Comments

Are you facing challenges with BYOD,Mobility,Big Data & POPI Compliance?

Join us as top speakers discuss the key challenges facing CIO's & IT Heads today on the 29th & 30th of October in Sandton. Top speakers are representing Aon SA, Prodevolve,Smatmass,Centre for Information Security,Werksmans Attorneys, Francis Cronje and more. Konica Minolta & Soarsoft Africa are presenting their solutions. We are discussing key topics dealing with challenges around BYOD, Mobility, Big Data, Security and POPI compliance. For more info contact…


Added by Juliano Velacci on August 28, 2014 at 9:01 — No Comments

1Stream releases white paper highlighting the potential for gamification technologies in SA contact centres

Gartner predicts that 40% of Global 1000 organisations will use gamification as their primary mechanism to perform business operations by 2015. It also predicts that 80% of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives.…


Added by Jed Hewson on August 27, 2014 at 10:13 — No Comments

Interview with Jonathan Farrell, Digital Strategist at MEC Group

Meet Jonathan Farrell, young and upcoming Digital Strategist at the MEC Group in Cape Town. Having spent the last 6 years driving online acquisition across various digital platforms such as Paid Search and Social Media, he…


Added by Lico Gross on August 26, 2014 at 12:16 — No Comments

Impress Me - A video introduction mobile application that simplifies recruitment

Get Hired. Get into the boardroom before your résumé

Introducing a new mobile application that will revolutionise the face of recruitment

Impress Me is a video based mobile application that will revolutionise the recruitment process as we know it. Visually impress potential employers,…


Added by Martin Ras on August 25, 2014 at 11:49 — No Comments

Limited amount of Lean Startup Machine Joburg Early Bird Tickets available at R300 discount

Did you miss the Insider Sale for Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg?

No worries.

Take advantage of the Early Bird Sale. Tickets are limited, get them before they sell out.

Buy Tickets Now

The Event will start on October 31, 2014…


Added by iAFRIKAN on August 25, 2014 at 10:36 — No Comments

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