Schools are leading the digital movement in Africa

  As education moves towards digital learning, eLearning provider Snapplify provides a turnkey digital content platform for education providers. GAUTENG AND NAIROBI, December 23, 2016 – “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Education is the foundation of future prosperity, that’s why at Snapplify we […]

Disrupt Africa African Tech Startups Funding Report 2016

African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8 per cent compared to the previous year, according to data compiled by Disrupt Africa. For the second consecutive year, Disrupt Africa is releasing comprehensive data on the tech investment ecosystem across Africa, contained […]

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 […]

COWORKITE WORKSPACE IN BLOUBERG FOR DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURS

CoworKite is a community driven coworking space in Blouberg, Cape Town. CoworKite provides beautifully designed workspace on 2 floors with kitesurfing lifestyle driven working environment and a unique location close to the beach. More information is available on www.coworkite.com.

Silicon Cape Startup Profile – LinkTank

Once a week Silicon Cape will be featuring a member from the community. If you would like your company profiled please fill out THIS FORM. For more information please contact engage@siliconcape.com Company Name Linktank (Pty) Ltd Website www.linktank.co.za Describe what your company does in the simplest, most engaging way you can: Essentially, Linktank assists FSP’s in selection, […]

The internet of things by 2020

Until now, the offerings of Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) have been geared towards mobile broadband and voice packages. As a result, their networks have been built to cater for personal devices such as smartphones, laptops and tablets. However, MNOs are quickly having to prepare for a third offering: The Internet of Things (IoT), which includes […]

Top tech entrepreneurs to judge SA e-commerce awards

With online retail in South Africa forecasted to grow beyond 1% of total retail this year, e-commerce is undoubtedly gaining that much needed momentum. Despite a challenging economic environment, both new and established brands are investing in online platforms and looking to join the global shift towards digitised transactions. In South Africa, the emerging e-commerce […]

South Africa Launches New Business Angel Network. Here’s Why You Should Care

In South Africa’s environment of high unemployment and low economic growth, private angel investor groups already exist to fund great entrepreneurial ideas and turn them into businesses that create jobs. Little is known about their efforts. A new, national nonprofit network of angel investors — a first of its kind — aims to not only stimulate more investment in […]

South Africa’s CLEVVA is making AI-powered virtual advisors a thing

Artificial intelligence is impressing us more everyday, as the technology demonstrates amazing learning capabilities and flexibility. It’s not just the likes of Google, Apple and Microsoft working on AI though, as South African firm CLEVVA has a rather innovative application for the technology. The company, founded in 2011, has crafted virtual advisors, powered by AI and used in sales fields (among others) to train […]