SingularityU’s Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge entries close 18 April

Singularity University, better known as SingularityU, has announced that entries to its Global Impact Challenge (GIC) competition for Southern Africa will close on Tuesday 18 April. The GIC, now in its second year, is open to “innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists and technologists,” and aims to develop technologies and solutions to problems that will impact the lives […]

World Economic Forum opens the search for Africa’s top female entrepreneurs

The search is on for the World Economic Forum’s top leading female tech innovators in Africa, who will be invited to share their experiences and engage with leaders at the Forum’s regional meeting this spring. Our contest is open to any female entrepreneur whose business is less than three years old, uses innovative technology or […]

FemBioBiz Acceleration Competition, deadline 15 April

FemBioBiz Acceleration Competition SANBio empowering Female-owned Bio-Businesses! Last chance to enter the competition – deadline extended Are you an ambitious female leading a business in the Biosciences arena (human/animal nutrition or health) or are you connected with such femailes? Would you like to speed up your business growth, receive training and mentoring, marketing exposure, funding […]

TechStars is looking for Associates!

The Barclays Techstars Accelerator in Cape Town is hiring 9 Associates – people with skills in design, tech and business to work closely with 10 international innovative startups. This presents a great opportunity to join a vibrant community, work with talented startups and grow your own network and earn at the same time. The program runs […]

2017 Mind2Machine Awards – Enter now!

Enter your solution into the 2017 Mind2Machine Awards to claim your place among Africa’s top M2M developers – as well as winning some excellent prizes, and well-deserved press coverage of your company and solution. The inaugural Mind2Machine Awards in 2015 set the benchmark for M2M innovation and creation challenges in South Africa. Now, as we […]

12 edtech startups teaching South Africans [Digital All Stars]

12 edtech startups teaching South Africans [Digital All Stars] By Staff Reporter on 24 March, 2017  Digital All Stars is a series of articles which aims to celebrate the best of South African digital. The articles, which will appear on Memeburn and Ventureburn, recognise and celebrate South Africa’s best digital entrepreneurs, business people, advertisers, and […]

Startup Safari – Global Immersion Program to India in July 2017

Grow Global with Startup Safari  Startup Safari is a travel immersion program that connects the top African entrepreneurial talent to the fastest growing startup eco-systems around the world. Our programs facilitate cross border mentorship, collaborations and investments for African entrepreneurs.  Key Highlights: – Interact with game changing startups and technology  – Immerse in the fastest […]

Apply now for the Cherie Blair Foundation Mentorship Programme

The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women was established in 2008, with the mission of empowering women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economies. Its vision is a world where women have equal opportunities to establish and grow businesses, resulting in a brighter future for women and their communities. The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women supports women […]

SA Innovation Summit call for speakers

Calling all entrepreneurs, innovators and innovation enablers! The 10th annual SA Innovation Summit (#SAIS2017) is your platform to inspire others through your innovation, thought leadership, programmes, processes and lessons learnt; your opportunity to contribute towards making the 2017 SA Innovation Summit the biggest, best and most enabling summit yet! The key focus areas for this year’s […]