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Joslyn Links
11 Feb 2019
We take a look at the regions in Africa where tech innovation is thriving Africa has the highest growing economy in the world after South Asia. Output growth is estimated to have increased 3.6% in 2017, predicted to accelerate to 4.1% in 2019. Global companies are tapping into this wealth by investing in the growing number of tech hubs in Africa. According to research conducted by GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator, there were 442 tech hubs operating in Africa last year, up from 314 in 2016. Leading the way was South Africa with 59 hubs, followed closely by Nigeria with 55. Coming...
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Silicon Cape
21 May 2018
The Westerwelle Foundation just opened the Call for Applications for the Autumn 2018 Westerwelle Young Founders Programme and they are looking for outstanding young entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies to participate in the...
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Silicon Cape
21 May 2018
The Westerwelle Foundation just opened the Call for Applications for the Autumn 2018 Westerwelle Young Founders Programme and they are looking for outstanding young entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies to participate in the...
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Silicon Cape
15 May 2018
Pitch Tank Pitching competition is back and this time we are taking it to Bellville. On 7 June The Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP) and The Startup Hatchery are hosting Pitch Tank North...
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Silicon Cape
15 May 2018
Pitch Tank Pitching competition is back and this time we are taking it to Bellville. On 7 June The Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP) and The Startup Hatchery are hosting Pitch Tank North...
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Silicon Cape
14 May 2018
African private equity and venture capital deal-making in April were dominated by investments in technology companies, particularly fintech and business-to-business platforms, together with encouraging activity in the agribusiness & food...
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Silicon Cape
14 May 2018
African private equity and venture capital deal-making in April were dominated by investments in technology companies, particularly fintech and business-to-business platforms, together with encouraging activity in the agribusiness & food...
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Silicon Cape
26 Apr 2018
Cape Town-based incubator and accelerator French South African Tech Labs (FSAT Labs) has opened calls for applications to its third class of entrepreneurs, with applications set to close on May...
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Silicon Cape
26 Apr 2018
Cape Town-based incubator and accelerator French South African Tech Labs (FSAT Labs) has opened calls for applications to its third class of entrepreneurs, with applications set to close on May...
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Silicon Cape
25 Apr 2018
A key collaboration has been established to create ONEBIO - a Pan-African biotech incubator that will support life science entrepreneurs and innovators from across the continent to commercialise and scale...
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Silicon Cape
25 Apr 2018
AfricArena, in partnership with Wesgro and Silicon Cape, held a press conference at the Investor Centre today to announce for the second consecutive year, AfricArena 2018: The International Africa Tech Conference, as well as...
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Silicon Cape
25 Apr 2018
A key collaboration has been established to create ONEBIO - a Pan-African biotech incubator that will support life science entrepreneurs and innovators from across the continent to commercialise and scale...
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Silicon Cape
25 Apr 2018
AfricArena, in partnership with Wesgro and Silicon Cape, held a press conference at the Investor Centre today to announce for the second consecutive year, AfricArena 2018: The International Africa Tech Conference, as well as...
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