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Monique Horwitz
10 Jul 2020
Last year, a billion people around the world experienced a justice-related problem. And every year, 70% of those problems go unresolved. That’s 700 million people who might be victims of crime or abuse, or caught in a dispute with neighbours or employers. They might lack the right paperwork to exercise their rights, or claim their inheritance. They might have suffered financial fraud, or experienced consumer problems. Some of the negative impacts of this are obvious - if you’ve been a victim of crime, or lost money that you’ll never get back, for example. Less obvious...
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Monique Horwitz
10 Jul 2020
Last year, a billion people around the world experienced a justice-related problem. And every year, 70% of those problems go unresolved. That’s 700 million people who might be victims of...
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Jenah Arguile
05 May 2020
Join the 2nd Webinar in Wesgro's #GoDigitalWC Webinar: e-commerce.
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Mika Stanvliet
02 Dec 2019
The Solution Space e-Track Programme, based at the University of Cape Town, in partnership with the MTN Group is a three-part, new-venture acceleration and capacity building programme for high impact...
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Mika Stanvliet
20 Nov 2019
By Dominique Collett, a senior investment executive at Rand Merchant Investments and the head of AlphaCode   Despite the ongoing hype around entrepreneurship and trendy startup tech businesses in South Africa,...
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Mika Stanvliet
05 Jul 2019
Unemployment in South Africa is a national crisis. Recent Stats SA figures reveal that the country's unemployment rate increased to 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019. That means approximately...
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Kerry Petrie
14 Dec 2018
Silicon Cape recently hosted Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski from Upshift Partners in Silicon Valley as part of Cape Town Startup Week. He was excited about the local ecosystem, but suggested that many of our...
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Joslyn Links
12 Dec 2018
The Solution Space at the UCT Graduate School of Business, in partnership with the MTN Group, hosted the Venture Incubation Programme (VIP) Winter School Demo Day on 29 November. The...
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Kerry Petrie
07 Dec 2018
On Tuesday 4th December the tech  start-up sector in the Western Cape came together to establish a panel of  volunteers to raise the sector’s collective voice in the national policy ...
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Kerry Petrie
30 Nov 2018
-by AlphaCode Thursday, 29 November 2018: Many South African businesses have ambitions far greater than the domestic market. This is particularly true of financial services as our system is the most...
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Silicon Cape
07 Aug 2018
After breaking award records on the 2017 edition, Seedstars World, the largest startup competition for emerging markets, is back in Africa to scout for the top high growth startups and...
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Silicon Cape
07 Aug 2018
HAVAÍC has lead the first external equity investment in AURA (www.aura-app.io), and has advanced the first tranche. The remaining investment amount will be raised from other equity funds and private...
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Silicon Cape
07 Aug 2018
Absa’s Rise innovation hub in Cape Town has selected five black women in technology entrepreneurs to participate in an entrepreneurship assistance programme, hosted at the Cape Town facility. Despite climbing...
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