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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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Joslyn Links
18 Jan 2019
The UNICEF Innovation Fund just launched a call for Data Science and AI start-ups. The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make up to 100K equity-free investments to provide early stage...
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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
07 Mar 2018
In an effort to address the water crisis in the Western Cape, the Austrian Trade Commission (ATC), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), Silicon Cape and RIIS recently launched an open...
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Silicon Cape
02 Mar 2018
https://youtu.be/Ak_X4075DB4 Are you an ed-tech start-up interested in joining Africa’s ed-tech incubator programme and receiving $50k direct funding? Injini’s next programme starts in July and we are looking for companies...
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Silicon Cape
02 Mar 2018
https://youtu.be/Ak_X4075DB4 Are you an ed-tech start-up interested in joining Africa’s ed-tech incubator programme and receiving $50k direct funding? Injini’s next programme starts in July and we are looking for companies...
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Silicon Cape
15 Feb 2018
Interest in pitching session at #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL 2018 The #cocreateDESIGN Festival–2018–CALL FOR PITCHES invites start-ups and entrepreneurs to pitch their proposed solutions to the water and food security crises to...
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Silicon Cape
15 Feb 2018
Interest in pitching session at #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL 2018 The #cocreateDESIGN Festival–2018–CALL FOR PITCHES invites start-ups and entrepreneurs to pitch their proposed solutions to the water and food security crises to...
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Silicon Cape
09 Feb 2018
Startupbootcamp (SBC), a global family of industry-focused accelerators, last year launched its first-ever Africa-based programme. Building on the success of its inaugural 2017 Cape Town tech venture accelerator program, SBC...
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Silicon Cape
09 Feb 2018
Startupbootcamp (SBC), a global family of industry-focused accelerators, last year launched its first-ever Africa-based programme. Building on the success of its inaugural 2017 Cape Town tech venture accelerator program, SBC...
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