12 edtech startups teaching South Africans [Digital All Stars]

12 edtech startups teaching South Africans [Digital All Stars] By Staff Reporter on 24 March, 2017  Digital All Stars is a series of articles which aims to celebrate the best of South African digital. The articles, which will appear on Memeburn and Ventureburn, recognise and celebrate South Africa’s best digital entrepreneurs, business people, advertisers, and […]

Startup Safari – Global Immersion Program to India in July 2017

Grow Global with Startup Safari  Startup Safari is a travel immersion program that connects the top African entrepreneurial talent to the fastest growing startup eco-systems around the world. Our programs facilitate cross border mentorship, collaborations and investments for African entrepreneurs.  Key Highlights: – Interact with game changing startups and technology  – Immerse in the fastest […]

SA Innovation Summit call for speakers

Calling all entrepreneurs, innovators and innovation enablers! The 10th annual SA Innovation Summit (#SAIS2017) is your platform to inspire others through your innovation, thought leadership, programmes, processes and lessons learnt; your opportunity to contribute towards making the 2017 SA Innovation Summit the biggest, best and most enabling summit yet! The key focus areas for this year’s […]

The state of African eCommerce analysed at the eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex.

The 3rd Annual eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town on 22nd and 23rd of February 2017. The eCommerce MoneyAfrica main plenary sessions brought together some of the biggest leaders in the African eCommerce space. Opening talks from Google, Uber, AirBnb, and Forrester gave a grounded overview […]

Media24 acquires 10% equity in SA music streaming service NicheStreem

South African media company Media24, has invested an undisclosed amount to acquire 10% of music streaming service NicheStreem. The service focuses on emerging markets and curated music solutions. NicheStreem and its product The service is solely founded by Catherine Lückhoff, who was previously an Exco member of Silicon Cape, as well as chief business development […]

SARB implements relaxations to IP Exchange Controls and Loop Structures for TMT companies

by Webber Wentzel, 2 March 2017 Following National Treasury’s announcement last week on proposed relaxations to the Exchange Control regulation of intellectual property (IP) in South Africa and Webber Wentzel’s ongoing lobbying, the Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has implemented amendments to the Currency and Exchanges Manual for Authorised Dealers […]

Innotribe Startup Challenge – Applications close 17 March.

Launched in 2011, Innotribe’s Startup Challenge has become one of the leading global startup competitions, connecting the financial services industry with more than 650 FinTech startups around the world and reaching over 4,000 audience members through global showcases and networking events. In 2016, the Startup Challenge moved from a global competition to a local programme […]

10 Defining Moments That Shaped the 2016 South African Startup Ecosystem

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, rogue units, rogue presidents, Trump cards, prophets of doom, doomed profits and a cold and broken Hallelujah! But you gotta have faith… Through it all […]

Gutsy Green Announces Exciting Launch of South Africa’s First High Quality Recipe Box Delivery Service

Who wouldn’t want to be able to produce amazing quality restaurant-style meals at home – without even having to hunt down a good recipe or shop for all the necessary ingredients?  In South Africa, thanks to the exciting launch of Gutsy Green, all this and more are available at an affordable price, with guaranteed delicious […]