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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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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
31 Oct 2019
The United States Embassy in South Africa has selected Silicon Cape, in partnership with HackOn, GirlHype and The Loudhailer, to implement the project, Hackathons for South Africa: Digital Solutions for Real World Challenges. Consisting...
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Mika Stanvliet
28 Aug 2019
After months of planning and discussion, Silicon Cape, an NPO and ecosystem enabler for tech-enabled startups in the Western Cape, has announced a co-operation with Amazon Web Services (AWS), the...
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Mika Stanvliet
19 Jul 2019
VC4A and ABAN are pleased to announce the 6th edition of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2019). The Summit will take place from 13-15 November at Workshop17 at the...
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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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Mika Stanvliet
06 Jun 2019
Online travel booking website Travelcheck.co.za has launched in South Africa, offering unique and dynamic packages which help travellers tailor-make their own holidays. Online travel agency Travelcheck has launched in South Africa. The new...
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Joslyn Links
22 Jan 2019
AgriLED secures foreign investment Bolstering the container-farming industry both locally and internationally, Cape Town-based container-farm construction business AgriLED raised foreign investment worth EUR 500,000.00 in a closed investment round with the Hivos Food and...
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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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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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