Digital Frontiers Institute FinTech Talent Survey

To complete this survey you should hold an executive leadership role, senior leadership role or strategic leadership role.  This survey covers digital strategy, organisational culture, leadership, benefits, compensation and personal, and employee development dimensions.  Click here to complete the survey, it will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.    This survey should be completed by […]

The state of African eCommerce analysed at the eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex.

The 3rd Annual eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town on 22nd and 23rd of February 2017. The eCommerce MoneyAfrica main plenary sessions brought together some of the biggest leaders in the African eCommerce space. Opening talks from Google, Uber, AirBnb, and Forrester gave a grounded overview […]

Media24 acquires 10% equity in SA music streaming service NicheStreem

South African media company Media24, has invested an undisclosed amount to acquire 10% of music streaming service NicheStreem. The service focuses on emerging markets and curated music solutions. NicheStreem and its product The service is solely founded by Catherine Lückhoff, who was previously an Exco member of Silicon Cape, as well as chief business development […]

Schools are leading the digital movement in Africa

  As education moves towards digital learning, eLearning provider Snapplify provides a turnkey digital content platform for education providers. GAUTENG AND NAIROBI, December 23, 2016 – “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Education is the foundation of future prosperity, that’s why at Snapplify we […]

Disrupt Africa African Tech Startups Funding Report 2016

African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8 per cent compared to the previous year, according to data compiled by Disrupt Africa. For the second consecutive year, Disrupt Africa is releasing comprehensive data on the tech investment ecosystem across Africa, contained […]

Gutsy Green Announces Exciting Launch of South Africa’s First High Quality Recipe Box Delivery Service

Who wouldn’t want to be able to produce amazing quality restaurant-style meals at home – without even having to hunt down a good recipe or shop for all the necessary ingredients?  In South Africa, thanks to the exciting launch of Gutsy Green, all this and more are available at an affordable price, with guaranteed delicious […]


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Silicon Cape Startup Profile – LinkTank

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out THIS FORM. For more information please contact Company Name Linktank (Pty) Ltd Website Describe what your company does in the simplest, most engaging way you can: Essentially, Linktank assists FSP’s in selection, […]

The internet of things by 2020

Until now, the offerings of Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) have been geared towards mobile broadband and voice packages. As a result, their networks have been built to cater for personal devices such as smartphones, laptops and tablets. However, MNOs are quickly having to prepare for a third offering: The Internet of Things (IoT), which includes […]