Another emerging hub for startups is Cape Town, South Africa.…
Its been a while since I posted online about stuff I'm building. Almost 2 years if not 3.
So I thought I should really get into re-building and publishing all the Android Apps I have been prototyping and sketching over the years, rebuilding all the old ones in the process.
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We're so pleased to announce that we have been accepted into one of the top hardware accelerators, Highway1!
Our press release has all the key info, and I've added it below.
But first, a pic of the team—the most important part of any startup. Proud of you guys.…Continue
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The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is the umbrella organisation of the Bandwidth Barn, Africa’s oldest tech incubator and in 2011 initiated Africa’s most successful tech skills and job readiness programme, CapaCiTi. Through the CapaCiTi programme we have successfully skilled 500 previously unemployed youth in tech…Continue
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The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is the umbrella organisation of the Bandwidth…Continue
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For many it might be hard to believe we can purchase all manner of items from the comfort of home. We can inspect, examine and decide on specific items with a click of a button - and promptly have it delivered, often for free, ride to our front door. But this is how shopping - and society - has evolved. It’s important then, for retailers, to consider what the future will bring.
Not keeping up can mean the end of any business. After all, relevancy…Continue
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It is no secret, that education is an incredibly hot area across the continent with a number of initiatives tackling education from a variety of angles. The most interesting thing in education this week was the announcement of the BRCK education initiative. For $5000…Continue
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A total of R1-million is on offer to Gauteng’s best township entrepreneurs. The inaugural Township Entrepreneur Awards — which includes 50 000 entrepreneurs in the South African province — hopes to showcase, recognise and reward forward-thinking township businesses in the region.
Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile, who is currently calling for…Continue
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NewGenAngels, a network of Angel investors is putting together a $1 million fund, composed of up to 100 investors committing $10k as well as syndicates of 10 investors committing $1k each. The purpose is to invest in up to 10 startups across the continent over the next 18 months. At the same time, …Continue
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DEMO Africa took place in Lagos last week. The multi day event brought together investors, startups, governments and a large number of industry leaders. For those like me who couldn't be there, you can read a roundup of the investor focused event, …Continue
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The vehicle industry is one of the most lucrative and heavily focused in the world. Only recently, major industry player, Volkswagen, came under heated scrutiny for its own failure. As the world recently discovered, the car manufacturer “cheated on US car exhaust tests on its diesel cars to make them appear more environmentally friendly than they…Continue
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Another emerging hub for startups is Cape Town, South Africa.…
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The South African government has quietly been piloting a new seed-funding programme and has wisely teamed up with universities to do so. A new call closes on October 2. It can well learn…
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It’s hard to grasp the importance of safety until you’ve lost. Businesses, above many others, need to have a tight hold on security due to the fact they produce or maintain items worth wanting by thieves and criminals. Security, of all kinds matters and we need to start keeping up with what that means - we should be leading in terms of knowing security, not those who would steal from us.
One of the most often overlooked aspects of security is…Continue
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The Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2015 have attracted over 200 entries from 21 countries, across 3 continents who are battling it out for places in the final.…Continue
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Tracking the Wild
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After 5 years of authentic content, Tech4Africa returns to Johannesburg on the 7th & 8th October for two days of inspiring and engaging talks at the iconic Kalabash. Widely recognised as the SxSW of Africa, Tech4Africa has leveraged its community speaker submission platform to uncover and profile local stories, successes and learnings.
Over the two full days, Tech4Africa will be featuring 55 speakers over 12 speaker tracks, a Hackathon for two days before…Continue
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This year Tech4Africa is running a Hackathon on the two days prior to the main event. The Hackathon is aimed at imparting workplace skills around collaboration, and instilling the notion that a simple utility value product can be shipped in two days when a team pulls together.
And he’s the rub: Tech4Africa is challenging all tech teams from established companies to send at least one person to the Hackathon, to share their skills, even if for a few hours.
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Wits Commercial Enterprise (Pty) Ltd is a private company, wholly owned by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, which is mandated to perform the function of office of technology transfer of…
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An opportunity has presented itself where a female can win a bursary towards completing her studies as a student in the ICT or IT field. All you have to do is submit your motivation stating why you should receive the bursary.
The following must be included in the motivation
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