The No-Pay MBA

The option of a No-Pay MBA might sound off kilter to many people, but thanks to open source technology it is now a reality. Self-motivated young professionals aiming to pursue a business education, without going into debt, can now access the innovative option through the guidance and tutelage of a South African NGO and one […]

Advancing the Future of Mobility: Legislative and Policy Framework

The Mobility Centre for Africa NPC (MCA) hosted it’s 3rd Future Mobility Roundtable in Cape Town on the 13th February 2018. The discussion, held at the Westin Hotel was the 3rd in a series of events bringing together government, industry and academia to collaborate in a drive to prepare South Africa and the continent at […]

I-CAN Centre Genesis Community IT Initiative

The I-CAN Centre in partnership with Media Monitoring Africa celebrated Internet Safer Day on the 6th February 2018 at Sport Science Centre, Newlands. 80 students from Primary and High School within Elsies River were afforded the opportunity to be transported to Newlands. Safer Internet Day aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and encourages […]


Interest in pitching session at #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL 2018 The #cocreateDESIGN Festival–2018–CALL FOR PITCHES invites start-ups and entrepreneurs to pitch their proposed solutions to the water and food security crises to secure potential venture capital. Pitches that are accepted will form part of the main or collateral programme and be hosted in various venues in the […]

Goodbye to online crooks: SA fintech startup keeps money safe till buyers and sellers both agree

As online fraud in South Africa escalates, buying and selling goods using online platforms places both buyers and sellers at risk. After Jethro O’Brien, CEO and co-founder of, was duped while trying to buy car parts that had been advertised online, his idea for TradeSafe was born. TradeSafe is a licensed, independent fintech company that […]

Venture Incubation Programme Summer School ’18

The Solution Space, based at the Graduate School of Business, is now accepting applications for its Venture Incubation Programme Summer School ’18 (VIPSS18).  Entrepreneurs working on digital solutions in health, education, agriculture, fintech, energy, IoT, religion, sport, news and e-commerce are invited to apply. The Solution Space provide startups with a range of resources including […]

Snapplify joins other tech leaders at the Africa Tech Summit, Kigali 

Following their win in the Education category of the Innovation Awards, edtech company Snapplify will be attending the Africa Tech Summit​ in Kigali, Rwanda. The two-day tech event takes place on 14 and 15 February 2018, connecting over 250 African and international tech leaders and investors. On 14 February at 3 pm, Snapplify’s CEO, […]

The International FinTech Conference 2018

On 22 March 2018, HM Government will host the International FinTech Conference. Showcasing the UK’s world-leading FinTech sector, this exciting one-day programme will connect the world’s biggest domestic and international investors with the best UK FinTechs in a central London location. In 2017, over 100 of the UK’s leading FinTech firms were hand-picked to join […]

How Tech Trends Will Boost African Entrepreneurs In 2018

2017 saw the most notable rise in accessible technologies and tech-based start-ups around the world. As enterprises seek to provide global services by creating simple, one-size-fits-all products, they are breaking down national barriers and tariffs, essentially levelling the playing field. On no continent is this clearer than Africa: while Africa has lacked essential infrastructure for […]

First Artificial Intelligence Expo to launch in Cape Town, South Africa

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is in full swing and with emerging technology breakthroughs in AI now going mainstream, understanding the business opportunity from both a supplier and client perspective has never been more paramount. AI ExpoAfrica 2018 is focusing on real world applications & trends driving the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Economy in Africa and seeking […]