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3 tips to inculcate a connected tech start-up culture

By Eric Edelstein, co-founder of Entrepreneur Traction

Mind-set, connectedness and government support are everything when it comes to building and sustaining a far reaching tech culture set to breed innovations across the globe.

If it is a key imperative for tech businesses to replicate their business models and product innovations on an international scale, some key insights and lessons can be learnt from…

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Added by Ariel Navarro on September 28, 2014 at 9:06 — No Comments

Career Online High School launches in South Africa

SOUTHERN AFRICAN VIRTUAL SCHOOL becomes FIRST MAJOR INTERNATIONAL PARTNER to offer CAREER ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL

SOUTHERN AFRICAN VIRTUAL SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH CENGAGE LEARNING’S ED2GO AND SMART HORIZONS CAREER ONLINE EDUCATION TO DELIVER AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS…

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Added by Keith Maree on September 27, 2014 at 10:47 — No Comments

Start-Up South Africa 10-10-14 | CTICC - 15% "Silicon Cape" Discount

SILICON CAPE COMMUNITY DISCOUNT

We are pleased to announce that as a member the Silicon Cape community you will receive a 15% Discount on our Early Bird delegate price, should you be interested in attending the…
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Added by SiMODiSA on September 26, 2014 at 13:03 — No Comments

Lean Jo'burg Powered by Standard Bank - General Admission Tickets on Sale!

Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg is now "Powered by Standard Bank of South Africa".



As a Platinum Sponsor, Standard Bank will also be offering a sponsored prize to the winning team at the Lean Jo'burg workshop.

Insider Sale and Early Bird…

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Added by iAfrikan on September 25, 2014 at 11:10 — No Comments

Is UX the Internet's holy grail?

The greater a site's experience, the more it entices the visitor.  And by experience i don't refer to only the graphical interface - that's just part of the bigger picture.

UX professionals are able to offer great marketability, branding and usability through the various tools & techniques they use (e.g. expert evaluation, RESEARCH, usability analysis, wireframes, etc. etc. etc.).  Using UCD (user centered design) methods to ensure the usability of a site is tuned for…

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Added by Alan Williams on September 25, 2014 at 10:47 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Initiative Startup Profile: PHP South Africa

Silicon Cape will be featuring a business from our Startup community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form here.



Company Name

PHP South Africa



Website Name

www.phpsouthafrica.com

Who are you and…

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Added by Deidre Luzmore on September 24, 2014 at 21:14 — No Comments

MzansiStore.com is making 2014 count!

A lot of exciting things have been happening at MzansiStore.com #HandmadeInSA world. From hosting their first Pop up Shop in July 2014 to being named one of the Top 30 SA eCommerce sites by uAfrica.com in…

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Added by Adele Bezuidenhout on September 24, 2014 at 21:00 — No Comments

Smart-IT Accounting Software - Inventory Control, Stock & Workshop Management System with integrated Online Shop, POS & CRM Systems

Smart-IT Accounting Software is a very affordable, fully comprehensive, highly advanced, easy to use, powerful, user friendly accounting management system.

Smart-IT Accounting Software has an excellent workshop management system with very comprehensive & fully automated job cards. Our workshop management system will manage your workshop with 100% efficiency with regards to inventory control, stock control, stock management & time management of your mechanics &…

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Added by Mark John Waite on September 24, 2014 at 5:55 — No Comments

Mammoth BI 'Big Data in Action' Conference set to bolster SA's Business Intelligence Community

Mammoth BI is a myth-busting ‘big data in action’ event set to bolster SA’s business intelligence community and revolutionise the IT conferencing model.

17 and 18 November 2014 will be key days for not only South Africa’s Business…

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Added by Mieneke van der Merwe on September 23, 2014 at 13:27 — No Comments

Interview with Josephine Buys, IAB South Africa

This month AdMarula chats to Josephine Buys, recently appointed Country Manager for IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) South Africa, which currently represents over 200 members. She shares some of her views and insights on the South African digital…

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Added by Lico Gross on September 23, 2014 at 12:51 — No Comments

Voucher Codes & Performance Marketing

Voucher code sites have been around for quite some time in Europe and the UK in particular, and the trend is catching up in South Africa with new voucher websites and mobile apps emerging regularly in the online landscape. People are getting savvier and browse the web to find the best…

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Added by Lico Gross on September 23, 2014 at 12:48 — No Comments

Surviving the start-up jungle

Statistics show that most new businesses destined for failure will meet their end within the first three years. According to a recent article published by the Wall Street Journal, three out of four…

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Added by Lico Gross on September 23, 2014 at 12:46 — No Comments

FREE Messaging App for All Businesses in South Africa

Brand NEW in South Africa! FREE Messaging App for Businesses, Agencies, Churches, Clubs, Distributors, Schools, Shops, Technikons, Universities & Wholesalers in South Africa.



With this Totally FREE Messaging App you will be able to send messages to all your branches, salespeople, staff & customers for FREE.



It's like WhatsApp on Steroids!!!



Businesses can use the app to send bulk messages to al…

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Added by Mark John Waite on September 22, 2014 at 5:08 — No Comments

Celebrating innovation and Entrepreneurial success at PwC Vision to Reality Awards

We’d like to congratulate wiGroup on winning the PwC Vision to Reality Awards programme 2014. 

wiGroup, along with Entersekt (2nd place), and IT School Innovation and Triggerfish Animation studios (joint 3rd place) and the other Top 10 finalists, was selected by our independent panel of judges during a first round of judging in July.

The Top 10 finalists each underwent a mentorship programme, customised around each finalist’s needs, after which they made a…

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Added by Berlise Louwrens on September 18, 2014 at 13:45 — No Comments

RFI - Digital content creation in the Province of the Western Cape

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)

Digital content creation in the Province of the Western Cape.

Posted By Silicon Cape Coordinator on behalf of :

Marc Cloete

Portfolio Manager: Broadband…

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Added by Deidre Luzmore on September 18, 2014 at 10:52 — No Comments

Windows Phone users can now purchase electricity, airtime and pay municipal bills with the Powertime App.

Powertime is the only platform enabling more than 11 million South Africans to purchase prepaid electricity and track their power usage on mobile Apps.

Windows Phone users can now buy prepaid electricity from the Windows Phone 8 Powertime app. The app supports more than 50 municipalities in South Africa and offers other services such as airtime and bill payment.

Powertime, a creator of innovative mobile systems, launches a Windows Phone version of its popular…

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Added by Christophe Challe on September 17, 2014 at 18:00 — No Comments

The CIO Challenge JHB welcomes Commvault on Board!

Commvault will be presenting their Big Data solutions at the challenge.



Protect, Manage, Search and Access Data Across the Enterprise



Modernize your data protection and management operations without the complexity of multiple point products and silos, and discover the unparalleled advantages of Singular Information Management.



Single-platform Simpana software takes a holistic approach to data management with a flexible and extensible architecture that helps…

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Added by Juliano Velacci on September 17, 2014 at 11:50 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Initiative Startup Profile: WumDrop

Silicon Cape features businesses from our Startup community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form here.

Company Name

WumDrop

Website Name

www.wumdrop.com

Who are you and what do you do?

WumDrop is…

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Added by Deidre Luzmore on September 17, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

Start-Up South Africa 10-10-14 | CTICC Early Bird till 26 September 2014

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Added by SiMODiSA on September 17, 2014 at 10:56 — No Comments

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