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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  dialogue regarding the immigration system.   This took place at a Town Hall discussion organised by Silicon Cape, in  partnership with LaunchLab and de Saude Attorneys, and hosted by Wesgro. Representatives from  the tech start-up sector ecosystem agreed that it was becoming increasingly  critical for their voice to be heard at a national policy level, particularly  with regard to challenges they face with the immigration framework. It was  therefore agreed...
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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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Silicon Cape
06 Aug 2018
MERCK is calling all entrepreneurs and innovators in MedTech and AgriTech to join them on their quest to decentralize and democratize the healthcare model, offering an ecosystem which goes beyond...
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Silicon Cape
09 Jun 2018
Black-female-founders-in-tech programme announces chosen participants 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...
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Silicon Cape
01 Jun 2018
Do you like solving problems using technology? Are you aged 17 - 35? #ReCodeYourFuture and apply to join WeThinkCode_'s tuition-free, two-year software engineering course including corporate internships and a job...
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Silicon Cape
29 May 2018
Paxful, a leading global peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace, reports that African virtual currency users are currently more likely to be male, under 30-years-old and a graduate, or studying towards a tertiary...
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Silicon Cape
29 May 2018
Paxful, a leading global peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace, reports that African virtual currency users are currently more likely to be male, under 30-years-old and a graduate, or studying towards a tertiary...
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