FAQ

The Western Cape has been recognized as an emerging technology hub by the Global Technology and Emerging Markets Study. The Western Cape is a great place to launch and sustain early stage startups that have the capacity to evolve into high impact businesses. By focusing resources in the Cape, we are also supporting the long term economic growth of the country at large.

You, and everybody else, who believes in growing the technology ecosystem in the Western Cape, and the rest of South Africa (https://ventureburn.com/2015/11/why-is-cape-town-a-world-class-hub-for-tech-startups/, https://disrupt-africa.com/2015/01/cape-town-identified-coming-tech-hub/).

If you are interested in using our brand in your communications please get in touch with marketing@siliconcape.com so we can assist you in sourcing the right artwork and information.

The Board of Directors is selected from previous Community Council members who have proven their commitment and actively contributed to the organisation.

The Community Council is selected at an open community meeting and any member of Silicon Cape is welcome to attend. Voting is done both in person and digitally. To keep informed of when the next election is taking place, please sign up for the newsletter.

No. Silicon Cape supports the community with non-financial resources. However, we do have information that will assist companies in pursuing funding opportunities.