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Monique Horwitz
30 Apr 2021
“To inspire people, don’t show them your super powers. Show them theirs -” Alexander den Heijer. Africa Tech Week advocates are setting out to do just that. The event is the golden opportunity to showcase what’s hot in tech on the African continent - a platform to demonstrate to the rest of the world Africa’s super powers. Welcome to the ‘new frontier,’ Africa Tech Week, created in Africa, for Africans, by Africans. The event is taking place on the 5th and 6th of May, and we are expecting an excess of 3000 attendees. Everyone is...
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Silicon Cape
23 Jan 2017
Today's Youth Tomorrow's Leaders is the focus of the Kectil Program a transformational initiative to support talented youth in developing countries. Supported by The Malmar Knowles Family Foundation it seeks...
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Silicon Cape
23 Jan 2017
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...
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Silicon Cape
12 Jan 2017
  Ride-hailing app Uber and home-rental app Airbnb were the two most valuable startups in the U.S. in 2016, Business Insider reported. Both Silicon Valley tech firms made news in the past year...
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Silicon Cape
21 Oct 2016
The theme of the Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa Innovation Awards 2016 is "The Future of Food". Sub-Saharan Africa faces a rapidly growing population and as a result, food production will need...
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Silicon Cape
17 Oct 2016
“CONNECT WITH OPPORTUNITY” CITY OF CAPE TOWN, WESTERN CAPE - Entrepreneurship is a key driver of our economy and it is with this in mind that the City of Cape Town ,...
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Silicon Cape
14 Oct 2016
x The AHub Powered by Ericsson is a gathering of thinkers, innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. It is a meeting place for those visionaries who are creating the world of...
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Silicon Cape
14 Oct 2016
[CAPE TOWN – October 14, 2016] MoCo Moments, a mobile & technology community, launches a Cape Town event on 14 November 2016. MoCo Moments brings together the local mobile focussed...
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Silicon Cape
09 Oct 2016
“These are my people!” Mark Zuckerberg has been in Nigeria for barely an hour and is already rhapsodic. His remark does not reflect his biological heritage — obviously — but rather a connection based...
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Silicon Cape
20 Apr 2016
Usability testing is a technique in user-centred design that evaluates a product by testing it on the intended users. It’s the cornerstone of user experience design and an irreplaceable usability...
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Silicon Cape
17 Feb 2015
In my previous blog post on silicon cape, I explained that as the Innotribe Startup Challenge 2015 application stage draws to a close on 22 February, I am explaining to a...
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Silicon Cape
14 Oct 2014
A friend whose business is going through a tough time called round to see me the other day. He had lots of problems that he wanted to talk through and...
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Silicon Cape
28 Aug 2013
This was originally posted on the blog of Sparkpr, a leading global tech PR agency with offices in San Francisco, New York and Cape Town. https://www.sparkpr.com/blog The characteristics of an entrepreneur...
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