WHO and WHAT exactly are we looking for?
Well...you! The employee, the college student or graduate (even the talented drop out), the startup entrepreneur or established businessman. However, we are also looking for something more: you're that guy - or girl- who feels slightly out of place where you are right now. You're discontented, you want more and you KNOW you can have more because you have this crazy idea for a business or an app!…Continue
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We are delighted to announce the AfricaCom Awards 2013 shortlist following a really exciting campaign this year. With entries received from all across Africa – the…Continue
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by Richard Cutcher
Every week HumanIPO touches base with Africa’s tech hubs – from Cape Town to Cairo, Nairobi to Lagos. This week’s whistle-stop roundup features startup and incubator news from, among other places, Tanzania, Cameroon and Rwanda.
M-Farm, which already aids 8,000 Kenyan farmers by providing…Continue
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MySmartFarm grabs the opportunity to compete in IBM’s Global Entrepreneur SmartCamp Competition
Tech Startup steps up with a cloud based analytics solution
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Ever wondered if you're focusing on the wrong thing?
In this week's KoiTip I look at shifting your focus from your product or services to the role you play in the overall…
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'The next google or facebook will come from somewhere other than Silicon Valley'
For those of you who don't know Niklas Zennstrom, he is a software developer and co-founder of Skype.
For me Silicon Valley is equivalent to boundless creativity, technological progress and change.Changing the way you talk to people via Skype, changing the way you keep in touch via Facebook or changing the way you find information via…Continue
By Jacques Coetzee
Mountains, wine and more wine. These are the three things the small Western Cape student townStellenbosch is probably most well-known for. Those, and the university of course, are responsible for creating an environment that inspires and stimulates innovation. Needles to say, the town has seen its share of startups. Below is a list of some interesting…Continue
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Johannesburg, South Africa. 11 October 2013. IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced the winner of its second South Africa SmartCamp at Tech4Africa Conference yesterday. MySmartFarm, a Cape Town based company took the honours for their high tech innovative cloud based analytics solution to empower the agricultural…Continue
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Big Data is potentially worth millions of dollars in profit for companies that know how to use it. It takes someone with a special talent and knowledge to navigate these murky waters. Hence, the growing need for data scientists. They are able to formulate the right types of questions that will produce information from huge amounts of data. They are pros at data mining and analysis. What they learn from these data sets can be used to help businesses gain a competitive edge.
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The internet is “a giant machine designed to give people what they want.” It’s not a utopia. It’s not magical. It’s simply an engine of convenience. Those who can tune that engine well — who solve basic human problems with greater speed and simplicity than those who came before — will profit immensely. Those who lose sight of basic human needs — who want to give people the next great idea — will have problems. The real trick is to find something that’s tried and true — and to do it…Continue
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Brandtribe eCRM officially launched in South Africa last month and has appointed Techsys Digital as its Cape Town reseller.
Brandtribe is a cutting edge eCRM platform which allows brands to execute and measure digital marketing campaigns across multiple channels. It caters specifically for POPI and is fully compliant with South African legislation.
In the short time since its launch, it has already signed up a world class portfolio of clients which include…Continue
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by Richard Cutcher
FindMyWay, a South African transport information portal, is rolling out to other major cities after a successful beta programme in Cape Town.
The service aims to make commuters’ lives easier by providing public transport information to their mobile phones and its beta mobi site has been active since October 2012.
Fifteen transport providers have been integrated to the…Continue
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Paperight is thrilled to announce that we have taken first place in the Contec FrankfurtStartup Showcase, held yesterday at the 56th Frankfurt Book Fair.
Contec Frankfurt is a precursor to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest book and media fair in the world, with keynote speeches and presentations that encourage…Continue
Working from a coffee shop has never been my idea of fun and having had my fair share of unproductive coffee shop meetings, I am grateful to finally have a professional place to meet with my clients at Growth Space.
Unfortunately, many still soldier on battling the useless wifi connections and hovering waitresses in an attempt to escape their home office and find some much-needed human interaction. Coworking now provides an…Continue
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Thomas Edison once said, "I have not failed, I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
We've come to recognise failure as an important part of creativity and innovation, yet we seldom talk about it. The people and companies we praise are those with the tenacity to learn from failure and keep trying. Failure is at the core of…Continue
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By Ronan Steyn
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