Launch Materials & Media

Speaker Presentations

  • MC Matthew Buckland’s opening speech
  • THE SHARED VISION for Silicon Cape by leading young Cape entrepreneurs, Justin Stanford (4Di Capital) and Vinny Lingham (
  • THE CHALLENGES in the current South African landscape facing the realisation of the Silicon Cape dream, by Andrea Bohmert (Director & Co-Managing Partner of HP Ventures)
  • THE FUTURE a possible model for the Silicon Cape presented by Laurence Olivier, South African-turned-American Venture Capitalist, with reference to the US – Israeli model

Speakers Johann Rupert, Dr. Mamphela Ramphele and Helen Zille did not have presentations.

Video Footage

The videos covering the event have been released on the Silicon Cape Zoopy Channel, sponsored by Zoopy:

Silicon Cape – Overview

Andrea Boehmert’s talk

Laurence Olivier’s talk

Panel Discussion – Part 1

Panel Discussion – Part 2

Johann Rupert’s address

Dr. Mamphela Ramphela’s address

Premier Helen Zille’s address

Erik van Vlaanderen’s closing address and thank yous

Post-event interview with Justin and Vinny

Post-event interview with Helen Zille


All the official event photos are live in the Photos section of the website.

News Coverage

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