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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
23 Apr 2017
WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 — The World Bank Group launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa. Start-ups...
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Silicon Cape
17 Apr 2017
Singularity University, better known as SingularityU, has announced that entries to its Global Impact Challenge (GIC) competition for Southern Africa will close on Tuesday 18 April. The GIC, now in...
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Silicon Cape
09 Apr 2017
The search is on for the World Economic Forum's top leading female tech innovators in Africa, who will be invited to share their experiences and engage with leaders at the...
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Silicon Cape
21 Mar 2017
The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women was established in 2008, with the mission of empowering women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economies. Its vision is a world where women have...
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Silicon Cape
09 Mar 2017
08 MARCH 2017 - 06:32 AM FARREN COLLINS Table Mountain panoramic Picture: THINKSTOCK Cape Town is looking to add another string to its burgeoning business-friendly bow by positioning itself as...
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Silicon Cape
09 Mar 2017
Pitch Deck and Infographic available for use by all on SiliconCape.com and Citi.org.za Successfully positioning of the Cape as a tech hub is a team effort. The City of Cape...
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Silicon Cape
05 Mar 2017
At the end of March 2017, 500 Startups will end their Geeks On A Plane Africa tour in Cape Town and would love to spend time with 10 local start-ups....
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Silicon Cape
23 Feb 2017
Silicon Cape, in conjunction with Webber Wentzel, SiMODiSA and SAVCA, have been lobbying the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and National Treasury over the past few years to review their...
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Silicon Cape
18 Feb 2017
We are proud to announce that Silicon Cape is the runner up for the Best Science and Technology category in the recent SA Blog Awards. Many of our posts come...
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Silicon Cape
11 Feb 2017
2016 was the year where fake news was real and real news was fake. We endured motions of no confidence, the Saxonwold Shebeen, inverted Springbok rugby records, sticky Board members,...
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Silicon Cape
23 Jan 2017
Coworking office in Blouberg offers incubation, acceleration and seed stage investments backed by 800 Ventures investment company   Cape Town, 21th December 2016. – Woodstock and Cape Town CBD already...
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Silicon Cape
05 Jan 2017
Find out how entering the FNB Business INNOVATION Awards can take you steps closer to accessing global markets and more. FNB Business understands the critical role that INNOVATION plays for...
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