All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cape' (132)

Cape Town is looking for creative solutions to strengthen the city’s informal trading sector

Great opportunity for start-ups to participate and promote their ideas and creative solutions for city’s need to empower informal trading sector

Cape Town is looking for innovators with solutions to its urban challenges. The Economic Development Department is opening up the city to businesses and entrepreneurs that that can transform public services, accelerate innovation and leverage public…

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Added by Natalia Gozdur on March 31, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

New Executive Committee of Silicon Cape Announced

Silicon Cape, South Africa’s largest tech entrepreneurial network, held their bi-annual elections on Wednesday, 25th March 2015. As a volunteer run organization, community participation and involvement is key for it’s ongoing success.

Daniel Guasco, entrepreneur and angel investor, is taking over from Alexandra Fraser as Chairperson of the initiative. Daniel Guasco says, “I am honoured and privileged to be taking over from Alexandra who has lead the organization with some…

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Added by Silicon Cape Initiative on March 27, 2015 at 21:00 — 3 Comments

Become the next Silicon Cape Co-ordinator

We're looking for someone who is keen to help grow their exposure and experience in the community while passionately driving the Silicon Cape brand forward. If this seem like something that you might be interested in, keep reading...

Role Description:

  • Drive awareness around Silicon Cape Initiative and it’s goals
  • Be a representative for the initiative at…
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Added by Lianne du Toit on March 26, 2015 at 18:00 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Initiative Startup Profile: MzansiStore.com

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

MzansiStore.com

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Added by Silicon Cape Initiative on March 26, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

The Silicon Cape Initiative steering committee - 2015 Community nomination process begins

Nominate a change-maker to be on the Silicon Cape steering committee for 2015 - 2017



We are looking for driven, passionate, connected and collaborative thought leaders to be on the Silicon Cape Steering Committee for 2015 - 2015. Their mandate will be to carry the vision and work of the initiative and act as the duly appointed representatives of the…

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Added by Deidre Luzmore on March 12, 2015 at 7:30 — No Comments

Silicon Cape Initiative Startup Profile: ForGood

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

forgood

Website Name…

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Added by Deidre Luzmore on February 12, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments

eCommerce, eCommerce and more eCommerce...

The eCommerce Africa Confex 2015, held at the CTICC on the 3rd and 4th of February 2015, delivered two action packed days filled with anything and everything eCommerce, eCommerce and more eCommerce!

This prestigious conference was hosted by KINETIC EVENTS Cape Town; an international business-to-business conferencing company that specializes in equipping senior management executives with knowledge, market…

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Added by Esta Claassen on February 6, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

Startup SA Government Support Survey

Hi Startups and Silicon Cape Supporters

Representatives from both Silicon Cape and Simodisa have been invited to attend the Innovation Bridges conference hosted by the Department of Science and Technology at the beginning of next week. On Tuesday morning we have  the opportunity to influence their…

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Added by Alexandra Fraser on January 27, 2015 at 17:30 — No Comments

#GameChanger for the eCommerce "Last Mile Delivery" success rate

iconnix (Pty) Ltd. a South African based software development company, recently celebrated 18 years in the logistics industry - an outstanding achievement in this extremely competitive environment. Backed by a highly experienced and dedicated development and management team, iconnix (Pty) Ltd. has developed over 100…

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Added by Mike Shraga on January 22, 2015 at 9:50 — No Comments

Africa's leading eCommerce Conference & Expo, 3-4 February 2015, Cape Town

Visit us on Stand1 at Africa's leading eCommerce Conference & expo, led by the experts for the industry, 3-4 February 2015, Cape Town #eComConfex #eCommerce , CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa

 

Please email mike@winfreight.co.za for a free eTicket

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Added by Mike Shraga on January 22, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Why the iKubu <> Garmin Exit is Extra-Special!

With the news breaking yesterday that Garmin acquired South African radar startup iKubu, the excitement in SiliconCape can almost be touched. It has been a real privilege being part of the deal team, but here are some of my reasons why this deal is extra-special to me:

  • Franz, Nolan and Denho are some of the nicest guys in the…
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Added by Keet van Zyl on January 15, 2015 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Hello-tomorrow is coming to Cape Town

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Added by Given Radingwana on December 13, 2014 at 20:44 — No Comments

codeX Open Days: Free access to internet and mentors to learn coding basics

Want to learn to code but don't have regular internet access?

Want to give back to the Silicon Cape community by mentoring coding newbies?

At codeX, we are hunting for the best raw talent to grow into the next generation of African coders, no matter where they…

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Added by Elizabeth Gould on December 9, 2014 at 14:52 — No Comments

This is codeX: Africa's Developer Apprenticeship Program -- Video

Added by Elizabeth Gould on November 21, 2014 at 10:54 — No Comments

SiliconCape Initiative Startup Profile: Cape Coffee Beans

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

Todays’ featured community startup is Cape Coffee Beans. A recent…

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Added by Deidre Luzmore on September 12, 2014 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Celebrating failure - Andy Hadfield – Tech4Africa 2014





Hadfield is presenting the lessons he learnt as a failed startup at Tech4Africa CT and Jhb this year. Says Hadfield:  “Gareth Knight and I are continuing a little tradition that started at the last Tech4Africa… #FailCon. Trying to change that stigma that the South African startup scene has around failure. Like it or not, failure is a part of startup culture. Everyone forgets that 95% of these things fail. And yet we tend to hide failure instead of celebrating what we’ve learned.…

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Added by Zinnia Peens on August 25, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

Girl Geek Dinner Startup Challenge

Girl Geek Dinner Invite

What can you win?

  • One Free Recruitment placement from Nu Beginnings to the value of R75 000
  • Mentorship from some of South Africa’s leading entrepreneurs
  • More prizes to be added soon…
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Added by Suhaifa Naidoo on August 11, 2014 at 15:05 — No Comments

Tech4Africa comes to Cape Town

Now in it’s 5th year, the annual Tech4Africa conference will be running the first Cape Town event on August 28th. Tech4Africa focuses on deep technical workshops and sessions for practitioners, and then engaging talks which impart knowledge, perspective, African context and inspiration.

The unapologetic vision for Tech4Africa is that the best tech ecosystems in the…

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Added by Zinnia Peens on August 6, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

Get in The Ring - GoMetro crowned winner

Get in the Ring – South Africa - Cape Town entrepreneur’s faced-off in the ring and saw judges from around the world crown Justin Coetzee from Go Metro as the 2014 “Get In the Ring” Cape Town winner. Justin has won a trip to Rwanda to represent Cape Town in the Regional Finals being hosted in September 2014. Get in the Ring was hosted at Daddy.O in The Biscuit Mill on the 22nd July 2014 in Cape Town.

The so-called ‘Olympics’ for start-ups, Get in the Ring: The…

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Added by Lianne du Toit on July 29, 2014 at 15:05 — No Comments

#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

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