Realmdigital has done extensive work on mobile; we have done some pretty awesome mobile development in multiple industries, including eCommerce, travel, publishing, retail, booking systems and more. Businesses of all sizes need a strong online presence if they are to keep up with the mobile-ready generation of consumers; so Realmdigital has endeavoured to offer extensive…Continue
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CAPE TOWN, 19 February 2014 - 4Di Capital today announced that Convergence Partners will join as the newest investor in 4Di Capital Fund 1,as an equal limited partner alongside Reinet Fund S.C.A., F.I.S., and E. Oppenheimer & Son.
“We are delighted to welcome the addition of Convergence Partners to our investor base. We both believe in the opportunity offered by the emerging South African technology start-up ecosystem. Leveraging the accomplished…Continue
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We mainly use WordPress for site design as it is a full content management system. This allows the owner of the site to manage the site without having to call upon a web designer / developer to do it. This is beneficial as it saves costs. WordPress also allows multiple add-ons to make your site interactive, such as e-commerce, forums, adverts etc.
There is also a huge selection of templates that can be used to make your site look exactly the way you would like it to appear.We do not…Continue
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The Microsoft YouthSpark Live Event is taking place in Cape Town on the 22nd of Feb!
Microsoft South Africa is embarking on nationwide roadshow to engage the youth and also assist them to start equipping themselves with 21st century world class business and technology skills through its…Continue
Any consumer business competing on the World Wide Web must be optimised for search, using tactics such as search engine optimisation (SEO) of its visible content – and, under the hood, an AdWords campaign on Google (or equivalent for other search engines).
This ensures that sites end up at the top (or thereabouts) in organic searches, or at least in a shaded box alongside or above search returns. Not doing it will mean all the money and effort of…
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Cape IT Initiative (CITi) in proud association with Oracle, The City of Cape Town and The Provincial Government of the Western Cape Celebrate the graduation of 46 Advanced JAVA Skills Training and Internship Programme
Today (Wednesday 19 Feb 2014) we celebrate the graduation of the CapaCITi JAVA programme candidates, a multi-stakeholder training and internship initiative which addresses a critical skills shortage in the Western Cape.
46 previously unemployed, predominantly black…
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Connect ZA is an arts programme from The British Council that aims to build cultural connections between young people in the UK and South Africa.
The Young Creative Entrepreneur Initiative is a year-long awards programme for leaders shaping our creative future.
The initiative forms part of the Young Creative Entrepreneur (YCE) series…Continue
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How do I protect my idea?
Regarding IP, we work with Derick Swart to protect Vulcan Labs internal products. Derick has given great advice around how to work with IP and patent laws, what measures to pursue and what not to pursue.
Derick will be speaking at the February Payday Talk, Friday the 28th of Feb from 3-5pm. Derick will be talking about his entrepreneurial venture starting Floor-Swart Inc, the law…Continue
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By Lauren Granger
It started with an ambitious idea to fix the bleeding music industry in an age of rampant piracy, and it ended with an email. Just after 5pm one Wednesday evening, South African tech entrepreneur and Airborne founder Justin Melville finished composing his letter of thanks and farewell and hit ‘send’ on the message informing his users that his startup was dead.
“We had a dream that one day we might help remake the music business,” he…Continue
We look forward to meeting you at the exciting CIO Challenge taking place on the 5th & 6th of March at Lagoon Beach Hotel in CT.
Top CIO's representing Engen, Pick & Pay, City of Cape Town,Dept of the Premier WC,Olrac SPS, Francis Cronje, Novation Consulting and more will offer you insights into the latest developments for enterprise in BYOD, Enterprise Mobility,Big Data & POPI implications for the year ahead.
Key solution providers BCX & Ienter are presenting…Continue
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Silicon Cape is giving girls between the ages of 10-23 the opportunity to take part in the Technovation Challenge. …
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New initiative will seek to replicate the success of South African organisations that are making a positive social impact, in order to benefit greater numbers of those in need.
The world’s first Social Franchising Accelerator has been established at the UCT Graduate School of Business Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in partnership with the International Centre for Social Franchising (ICSF) and Franchising Plus.
With funding from the Rockerfeller…Continue
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We've opened up our studio space for individuals and small teams working in tech, design, media and business. We're taking applications to fill 20 to 30 spots, with the goal of building a diverse community of permanent members working in intersecting disciplines. Existing members include…Continue
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When thinking about tech in objects that touches our daily lives, we think about cell phones, cameras, laptops and perhaps even watches. But have you considered the tech used in closed circuit television systems?
You might think that CCTV systems only catch you whenever you walk into a bank or shopping centre, but more…Continue
Added by Terrence Stoker on February 12, 2014 at 15:14 — No Comments
Business intelligence (BI) is the processing of raw data into meaningful and useful information for business purposes. This includes many aspects from analytics and reporting, to process mining and business performance management.
With all the terms related to analysis and processing, it can seem a bit incongruous to talk about…Continue
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This article was first published on Ventureburn
Brendan McNulty, co-founder of Now Novel, had this to say of the experience:
The fascinating thing about CRO (conversion rate optimization) is that it sits between art and science: a grasp of analytics allows you to…
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"I have already made this paper too long, for which I must crave pardon, not having now time to make it shorter" - Benjamin Franklin
One of the core themes coming through the clutter at the moment is the power of simplicity... Information overload has resulted in those communicating the clearest rising above those shouting the loudest. Twitter's 140 character limit has done wonders for refinement of complex messages.
This is especially relevant for (South African) entrepreneurs…Continue
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Although there has been a significant increase in awareness of environmental issues in the workplace over recent years, businesses can still be slow in taking up the mantle in reducing their carbon emissions. Often this is because many businesses just don’t know where to start.
Every business has the opportunity to reduce their emissions, the real trick is to focus on and identify the low hanging fruit. By just focusing on one area this year, you can make a massive impact on…Continue
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