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#DesignYourThinking @TEDxCapeTown 2014

TEDxCapeTown's 2014 headline event, Design Your Thinking will take place on 16-17 August at the Cape Town City Hall. Be sure to visit the website toapply for your tickets…

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Added by Ryno Lawson on July 23, 2014 at 13:24 — No Comments

Get in the Ring – South Africa will see Cape Town entrepreneur’s face-off in the ring on the 22nd of July 2014

Get in the Ring – South Africa will see Cape Town entrepreneur’s face-off in the ring on the 22nd of July 2014 in Cape Town.

The so-called ‘Olympics’ for start-ups, Get in the Ring: The Investment Battle has hit South African shores for the very first time this year with 100’s of budding entrepreneurs in South Africa entering the inaugural event in the hope of competing for an amount of up to R15 000 000 globally.

The Get in the Ring – South Africa challenge is aimed at…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on July 14, 2014 at 10:02 — No Comments

SiliconCape Startup Profile: Green Africa Directory

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

Company Name

Green Africa Directory

Website Name

www.greenafricadirectory.org/

Who are you and what do you do?

Kate Berrisford -Founder & Managing Director

The Green Africa…

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Added by Ryno Lawson on June 13, 2014 at 0:30 — No Comments

Open Data Draft Policy

The City of Cape Town is in the process of finalising its Open Data Draft Policy.

The policy will assist the City to establish and incrementally populate a single online open data portal for information and data generated by the organisation that is free and accessible to members of the public. The City generates a significant amount of…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on June 5, 2014 at 16:04 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Startup Profile: Muzak

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

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Muzak

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Added by Ryno Lawson on June 4, 2014 at 17:30 — No Comments

#LeanCapeTown2014 - Cape Town Launch

#LeanCapeTown2014 is absolutely rocking, and it's been a very intense 3 days thus far with some teams not sleeping last night... yes, we definitely need a coffee delivery service at 2am in Cape Town!



Well done to Arnaud (@ArnaudBlanchet) for winning the @PayFast competition on Friday due to reading his Startup Grind email on…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on June 2, 2014 at 12:34 — No Comments

Cape Town set for $20m broadband budget

Cape Town executive mayor Patricia de Lille has announced a proposed budget of ZAR216 million (US$20.6 million) for the continued deployment of broadband services in the city.

De Lille was speaking at a Special Council Meeting for the tabling of the city’s draft budget. She said in total the proposed operating expenditure budget is approximately ZAR28 billion (US$2.7 billion) while the capital expenditure budget would be just over ZAR6 billion (US$571 million).

The proposed…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on June 2, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Startup Profile: Myows

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

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Myows

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Added by Ryno Lawson on May 28, 2014 at 18:09 — No Comments

Coders, Techies and Geeks working with City of Cape Town Government Datasets to create novel community solutions

The #GovHackSA ran as part of an official World Design Capital Event in May 2014 at the offices of 22seven in Cape Town. It was a free, day-long coding marathon for novice and experienced developers and coders to create new and novel solutions to problems posed to #GovHackSA by the City of Cape Town.

The event took months of planning with City Ministers and Councilmen to open data and create usable data sets that the teams could intergrate and use in their applications. This is a…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on May 26, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Startup Profile:Mustard Seed

Silicon Cape Startup Profile: Mustard Seed

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

Company Name

Mustard Seed

Website Name …

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Added by Ryno Lawson on May 21, 2014 at 22:19 — 2 Comments

Ventureburn: WPP to acquire digital agency Quirk

WPP, the global advertising giant, is set to buy a controlling stake in Quirk, a leading South African digital agency with offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg, London, Durban and Kenya.

Quirk’s unaudited consolidated revenues for the year ended 28 February 2014 were approximately R140-million, with gross assets at the same date of approximately R68-million. It’s understood that the deal was made, at least in part, to aid in the…

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Added by Ryno Lawson on May 9, 2014 at 8:35 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Startup Profile: Nuzzle.co.za

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

Company Name

Nuzzle

Website Name …

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Added by Ryno Lawson on May 9, 2014 at 7:56 — No Comments

Get in the Ring! We are looking for the top South African Startups!

Get in the Ring is a worldwide movement to empower entrepreneurs by connecting them to investors, potential clients and partners worldwide. A multipurpose tool, Get in the Ring helps solve the investment paradox. A non-profit concept, initiated by the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, that has gone viral. Furthermore, it is a new podium that brings international startups and investors together in an internationally oriented environment.

Get in the Ring…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on May 5, 2014 at 13:03 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Startup Profile: Cape Coffee Beans

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

Company Name

Cape Coffee Beans

Website Name …

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Added by Ryno Lawson on April 24, 2014 at 6:50 — No Comments

:Amazon Donation Boosts Cape Town School’s Literacy Drive

Media Release

23rd April 2014



 

Amazon Donation Boosts Cape Town School’s Literacy Drive



Amazon’s Cape Town Customer Service Center donated 75 Kindle e-readers to Harold Cressy High School in Cape Town, as well as US $2,500 (over R25, 000) in  gift cards to purchase content, such as books for the Kindle e-readers.



The donation of Kindle e-readers to the school is in alignment with Harold Cressy’s vision to develop a love for literacy and…

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Added by Kay Danster on April 23, 2014 at 12:53 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Startup Profile: Whurq

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

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Whurq

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Added by Ryno Lawson on April 17, 2014 at 6:27 — No Comments

11 Key Findings from the Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2014

The Global Entrepreneurship Congress is an inter-disciplinary gathering of international start-up champions.  Held in Moscow from the 17th- 20th March, this year’s event saw entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, thought leaders and policymakers collaborate in order to generate ideas which will drive economic growth and accelerate the progression of an already thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Over the past five years, the…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on April 3, 2014 at 10:45 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Startup Profile: Time To Reply

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out the form below. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com

Company Name

Time To Reply

Website Name …

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Added by Ryno Lawson on April 3, 2014 at 7:07 — No Comments

Taking Exporting to the next level 22 May 2014

Taking Exporting to the next level 22 May 2014

 

This year the Chamber is hosting the Absa-Cape Chamber of Commerce Western Cape Exporter of the Year (EOY) Competition for the 24th consecutive year. Leading up to the awards ceremony, the Cape Chamber will celebrating its 210th birthday, and will be running a workshop for Companies who has been Exporting for 3 years adn…

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Added by Mary Jean Thomas-Johnson on April 2, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

A Silicon Cape Initiative: Journey Startup Program to launch 1000 small business

Silicon Cape announce Journey Startup Program to launch 1000 small businesses

Cape Town, SA - Silicon Cape, announced today that it has partnered with Journey, a local startup, to create the Journey Startup Program. The program aims to help 1000 local startups and small businesses get off the ground by building and selling mobile apps to SMEs.



Of the announcement of the…

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Added by Ryno Lawson on March 27, 2014 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

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