The wait is…
Added by Rob Gilmour on May 17, 2013 at 14:08 — No Comments
At a recent StartupWeekend type event I mentored at, I noticed that many people don't know how to quickly test a business model. Plenty had an idea, but had no way of knowing what the next step is. All you need to ask is What? Who? How? Why? and then test every answer and update.
In one sentence, what problem are you solving? What is the pain point that you are relieving? Keep it super simple. It should describe what you do. "We help X do…
Korwe Software is proud to be associated with CT-SPIN and sponsored CT-SPIN #89 at the Bandwidth Barn, on Wednesday 15 May.
Many thanks to Ewald Horn for a great presentation on Android Live Wallpaper Development.
More pics from the event…
Added by Bettina Moss on May 16, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments
Net Prophet and Saratoga are happy to announce this year’s most promising startups selected to attend the 2013 Net Prophet Startup Workshop. The workshop is facilitated by renowned startup coach and business mentor, Permjot Valia.
We were overwhelmed by applications from across the country. Selection criteria was based on those companies who…Continue
Added by Rob Gilmour on May 16, 2013 at 11:41 — No Comments
If you were/are one of those unlucky teenagers, you should be very familiar with this phrase "nobody cares". You've probably experienced this feeling at one stage when everybody else's view was completely the opposite of how you view things.
Fortunately you aren't the only one. This is a familiar feeling among business people too, especially when you are at the stage where you have a great idea (at least according to you), and you really want to make business out of it. The…Continue
Added by David Seinker on May 15, 2013 at 16:02 — No Comments
Corculture compiled a list of the most important terms we feel entrepreneurs need to be mindful of when entering into VC or PE deals, http://www.corculture.com/blog/item/128-important-terms-of-agreement-for-private-equity-deals.
Added by David Seinker on May 13, 2013 at 20:24 — No Comments
Corculture's private investors are seeking investment opportunities in the ICT space in South Africa, read more about us here,http://www.corculture.com/press-1/item/119-corcultures-exciting-options-for-accessing-private-capital-funding.
I am happy to announce that the Cliquidity Beta is live and would like to invite the Silicon Cape community to join the public beta and share some feedback.
Looking for people you cliq with?
Discover interesting people using online personal…Continue
Added by Brigid Prinsloo on May 9, 2013 at 16:54 — No Comments
BLUEGRASS & SILICON CAPE TRADE MISSION TO GHANA
Service Sector: ICT / Advertising
Join Silicon Cape and Bluegrass Digital on a Trade mission to Ghana during the month of August 2013.
The trade mission is too encourage Trade and Partnership opportunities in Ghana in the ICT and Design Sector from South…Continue
Added by Lianne du Toit on May 8, 2013 at 17:44 — No Comments
by Dr David J. Hislop, Managing Director and founder of Korwe Software
I was recently looking at a review by Anthony Myers (Apr 29, 2013) of a Forrester report and was struck by his concluding remarks:
"Forrester recommends companies take advantage of the…Continue
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This month we meet Tobie Van Zyl, CEO of Moneysmart South Africa, an online platform that pulls together all your online financial banking accounts and ITC Credit Bureau report into a single…Continue
Added by Lico Gross on May 8, 2013 at 10:37 — No Comments
by Nanine Steenkamp
Online financing startup ApexPeak is planning to move into the Singaporean market after completing the 88mph startup programme in Cape Town.
ApexPeak was one of ten startups who pitched at the 88mph Demo Day as the conclusion to the 88mph startup programme on Thursday, April 25.
According to co-founder John Fearon, the business model was set up with Singaporean…Continue
Added by HumanIPO on May 8, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
New partnership will see rail commuters in South Africa enjoy free and legal music from over
40,000 music artists from across Africa.
Johannesburg, South Africa – May 07, 2013…Continue
Added by Tefo Mohapi on May 7, 2013 at 13:27 — No Comments
I've recently launched a new startup in Cape Town.
The app allows anyone to create good looking resumes for free and in minutes. This all started as I was getting a bit tired of managing my resume manually.
The site is over at www.curriculumvitae.co.za . It launched 2 weeks ago and I'm still ironing out some issues but it's starting to come into it's own. So please bare with me if you find any !
As you know, NetProphet is around the corner which will bring a host of international and local journalists to focus on tech and entrepreneurs in the Cape. We decided to use this opportunity to introduce them to some of the hottest Silicon Cape talent and to really showcase the awesome startups that we have here. …Continue
IS YOUR BUSINESS THE BEST IN AFRICA ?
Enter Now for the 2013 Africa SMME Awards
Your small, medium or micro enterprise (SMME) may be recognised as the Africa SMME of the Year.
Added by Dina Potgieter on May 6, 2013 at 10:51 — No Comments
I was born with the entrepreneurial flair. When I was much younger, I would sell soccer balls to friends; constantly looking for opportunities of what works and what doesn’t. And at the age of 13, whilst on a trip in the United States, I caught an episode of The Apprentice. The contestants were required to sell Trump Ice, which is Donald Trump’s water brand. Intrigued by this water, I set out to get its import rights. When I was 13 years old.
Added by I Am Youngpreneur on May 6, 2013 at 7:37 — No Comments
by Brandon Gregory
A Cape Town startup is hoping to revolutionise the way homeowners monitor their electricity consumption by feeding them easy to understand information.
Homebug also offers services in irrigation, hot water monitoring, swimming pool control and lighting control. Homebug’s full time team consists of Neil Rudden and Richard Davies as well as a part time engineer and computer…Continue
Added by HumanIPO on May 3, 2013 at 16:06 — No Comments