Learn how to protect your intellectual property

30/10/2009 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am - Cape IT Initiative (CITI) is running a free workshop for ICT entrepreneurs and other interested individuals on how to protect their intellectual property (IP) (eg ideas, software, etc). It will be presented by Warren Weertman, a lawyer at Bowman Gilfillan who is passionate about ICT. Visit the CITI website to find out more (www.citi.org.za). RSVP [...]

Learn about market opportunities for ICT companies in the UK

13/11/2009 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am - Cape IT Initiative (CITI) has invited Dave Gorshkov, UK Trade & Investment’s ICT Sector Champion for Asia, Middle East and Africa, to share his insights into what market opportunities exist for South African companies in the UK ICT market. He will also explain UKTI’s service offering, especially its programmes to help South African ICT companies [...]

GardenRoute networking breakfast

20/11/2009 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am - General SiliconCape meetup in George in the GardenRoute to get the ball rolling. The event will run of the back of the existing Technology Breakfast event which occurs every six weeks. Amongs the topicas up for discussion will be how to get SiliconCape to stretch to the Garden Route, the CITI roadshow and a progress [...]

1st Silicon Cape Networking Event

24/11/2009 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am - Come and join fellow Silicon Cape community members for the first regular networking evening, aimed at promoting interaction between all participants, from entrepreneurs and service providers through to investors. The keynote speaker for the evening will be Mark Levitt, CEO of Chesscube, who recently raised R10m from local venture capital firm InVenFin. Mark will be [...]

Practical Introduction to Cloud Computing

03/02/2010 - 04/02/2010 @ All Day - To register, contact: Kurt Joshua Production Manager Joshua West(Pty)Ltd Tel 021 556 7718 Fax 021 556 7706 email: kurt@joshuawest.co.za Taking place in Pretoria & Cape Town - Download the brochure here Date 3rd to 4th February 2010, ABSA Conference Centre, Pretoria Date 10th to 11th February 2010, Atlantic Imbizo, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town In one [...]

Learn how to write a “VC ready” business plan

05/02/2010 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am - Andrea Böhmert, co-managing partner of venture capital fund Hasso Plattner Ventures Africa, will present a workshop on how to write a business plan on Friday 5 February from 13h00 - 15h00. Böhmert will highlight the typical shortcomings she sees in business plans submitted to her organization, explain what she likes to see in business plans [...]

Design thinking transforms business: Prof Uli Weinberg

24/02/2010 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am - Whether you’re looking to disrupt a market or engineer social change, it pays to spend some time thinking like a designer. Ask Procter and Gamble or GE or OXO or Volkswagen. They’re all using “design thinking” to solve problems and innovate more effectively. Business schools world wide are transforming to teach their graduates to think [...]

Social Media for Small Business 102

03/03/2010 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm - Developing a Social Media Strategy for your business. Learn the importance of using a Sales Funnel together with web platforms to grow your customer base and brand awareness.

Maximise your media opportunities with Lesley Stones

04/03/2010 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am - Lesley Stones the ex-IT Editor of Business Day, is one of the leading IT journalists in South Africa today. She has won numerous awards for her technology writing and and went freelance late last year. Lesley offers a wealth of experience in dealing with the media from an insider’s perspective. She joins the DUO team [...]