All Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (24)

A legal perspective on Product Development

There are several steps involved in getting a product from conception to sale.   

A generated idea becomes a workable concept. A concept, once analysed from a business point of view is developed into a product. Finally, the developed product is commercialised for profit.

Generally speaking, each step of the aforesaid process involves a different skill set and a different procedure. New product development can be a daunting task in itself and those tasked with the development of…


Added by Vasco de Oliveira Attorneys on March 24, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

Open letter to minister of Small Business Development: The other things frustrating entrepreneurship growth in South Africa

Good day minister Zulu. First congratulations on your appointment on the new department.

This article has been in the writing even before it became known that the Department of Small Business Development would be. I’ve been chasing perfection with it, but I guess like entrepreneurship is about operating in ever ideal-less situations – it will never be perfect.

I hope there are many entrepreneurship activists like myself who are publicly raising their suggestions for…


Added by Tiisetso Maloma on March 6, 2015 at 21:28 — 5 Comments

Mobile in Africa Rising – Wake up World!

Call all South African mobile innovators…

“Mobile in Africa Rising – Wake up World!”

Call all SA mobile innovators…“Mobile in Africa Rising – Wake up World!” this is the theme of the Mobile Marketing Association’s event to be held in Joburg & Cape Town in August.

If you have an African mobile solution/ tech innovation – share it and stand a chance to WIN A TRIP TO FRANKFURT from our international sponsors Messe Frankfurt…


Added by Mobile Marketing Association on August 14, 2014 at 21:15 — No Comments

Realmdigital offers custom mobile applications development to extend your business presence online

Realmdigital has done extensive work on mobile; we have done some pretty awesome mobile development in multiple industries, including eCommerce, travel, publishing, retail, booking systems and more.  Businesses of all sizes need a strong online presence if they are to keep up with the mobile-ready generation of consumers; so Realmdigital has endeavoured to offer extensive…


Added by Linda Jooste on February 24, 2014 at 10:03 — No Comments

Does your Startup qualify for the KnifeCap/ BizSpark Intervention?

Microsoft South Africa has partnered with the Government’s JobsFund to help drive the creation & growth of technology startups by expanding its BizSpark programme. BizSpark aims to assist local startups through the provision of a growth gap analysis, development tools and business…


Added by Vasilios Kottas Bonel on January 22, 2014 at 11:53 — No Comments

Get a R50 000 Development Subsidy with the Methys Labs Innovation Challenge

Are you an entrepreneur or a young start-up with a crazy project? Are you looking for a technical funding to take the plunge? The Methys innovation challenge will provide…

Added by Carole Rossetti on November 11, 2013 at 15:00 — 4 Comments

CapeTimes: A call for coders & designers

The CapeTimes on the look out for any coders designers, and other techies to help them build the region's 1st real 'news app' looking at politics in the Western Cape.…

Added by Ryno Lawson on September 3, 2013 at 9:58 — No Comments

AIMS-NEI Request for Proposal

Good day,

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) compiled a Request for Proposal ("RFP") for application/(s) to support their key business processes. These key businesses processes are Knowledge, Learning Management and Student Life Cycle Management.

Attached is the Request for Proposal.

We would like to distribute this RFP on various development forums as well as directly to vendors.




Added by Henry Cronje on April 4, 2013 at 12:11 — No Comments

ADSOFTWARE has won second prize in the CIC export challenge 2012

ADSOFTWARE has received commendations from the CIC International Club jury for best export practices and has been awarded second prize in the CIC export challenge 2012, which took place in Lyon on the 4th and 5th of December.

The French business…


Added by Alexandra Guillot on January 22, 2013 at 16:13 — No Comments

Quality Management Systems and Training Compliance manual on offer

As a quality management, compliance and accreditation expert for over twelve years - supporting the compliance and business strategies of SMME's as well as large corporates - my decision to extend that support in the form of an already-established body of knowledge to business involved in compliance and training was a no-brainer. 
It's ridiculous that any compliance-related manual should have to be developed from scratch in this day and age - especially so long after the Skills…

Added by Natasha van Rooyen on September 14, 2012 at 15:13 — No Comments

Platform45 Beer Pong Event

Thanks to all SiliconCape members that took part in our BeerPong Tournament. 

A hard earned victory by the winning team "Die Skerpskutters" ensures that all team members stay healthy with a years supply of carrots from Fruit & Veg City. 


We'll be hosting more networking events, Ruby on Rails workshops and design classes. Keep in touch if you're interested in…


Added by Neil Henegan on August 6, 2012 at 5:00 — No Comments

Struto Brings Inbound Marketing and HubSpot to South Africa

Struto is proud to announce that we are entering the South African market. We have identified that Inbound Marketing opportunities for South African businesses is somewhat limited and as such we feel that in these tough economic times, businesses need all the help they can get.

As HubSpot Certified…


Added by Grant Wiltshire on June 18, 2012 at 21:32 — No Comments

Entrepreneur profile: Petrus Theron /

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with local entrepreneur Petrus Theron, who is a tech founder of a new startup Petrus recently took part in the Launch Cape Town mentorship camp and shared with me his experiences in starting Krit, lessons from his past and his thoughts on encouraging…


Added by Mark Koekemoer on April 26, 2012 at 10:30 — 5 Comments

The Death of African Cities

Death of Africa Cities



Added by Edson Charikinya on July 18, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

Get involved in Silicon Cape Initiative Projects

We had a successful Project Planning session last Tuesday. There were about 30 volunteers who have shown interest in getting involved in various projects, which is fantastic. The Projects that we are focusing on are:


- Running the Mentorship program

This involves setting up and running a mentorship program that will help facillitate entrepreneurs to find potential mentors in the Silicon Cape. It…


Added by Roger Norton on February 17, 2011 at 12:04 — 1 Comment

Do you know any amazing graduates who haven't found work yet or have been unemployed for >6 m?

The Cape IT Initiative (CITI) is committed to creating work opportunities for recent graduates and the unemployed. We are also committed to growing the pool of ICT skills in the Western Cape and one of the ways we are doing this is through our CAPACITI 1000 programme.  The first project to provide training and internship for 40 non-IT graduates who have… Continue

Added by Roger Norton on January 13, 2011 at 15:51 — No Comments

Consulting; Technical, Analyst and Developer Vacancies

Consulting; Technical, Analyst and Developer Vacancies

A project I am working on has vacancies for the following skills specific to Internet development and content management, full time or 4 month contract:

2 x Business Analysts
1 x Systems Administrator - Oracle, DNS, web services and IIS
2 x Web Product Consultants
1 x HTML Developer - Javascript, HTML, XML

Please contact Nick Leck on 082 825 6626.

Added by Nicholas Leck on December 6, 2010 at 20:30 — No Comments

Empowerment is not for Sissies

A while ago I published an article on whether one could empower your employees. The point I made was that it was essential to first create an environment within which your employees would feel it safe to empower themselves. Thereafter you could help them grow and develop, expose them to management development…


Added by Johan Burger on December 2, 2010 at 2:00 — 1 Comment

Business owner, entrepreneur, employee, have idea, will make business :)

Scenario 1: So you've got an idea but the 9-5 schlep gives you no time to think about it? Is this YOU?

Scenario 2: You've started a business but, you are the business and can't understand why you never have time to, oh, breathe! Is this YOU?

Scenario 3: You're trying to grow your… Continue

Added by Shana Kay on June 28, 2010 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Business support programmes, one of the ways to help new business through the startup phase

You've got an idea but have no idea to compile a business plan or you have a business and need to grow it. Where to turn for free help? After all, we know that the start-up phase is where we pump every cent we have and yet, we need support more than ever.

I've been part pf the MyMentor, Women in ICT and Accel programmes and can honestly say it helps, if you make the… Continue

Added by Shana Kay on June 20, 2010 at 16:00 — No Comments

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