Relaxation of IP Exchange Controls by South African Reserve Bank

Silicon Cape, in conjunction with Webber Wentzel, SiMODiSA and SAVCA, have been lobbying the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and National Treasury over the past few years to review their requirement that all IP related transactions need exchange control approval. Yesterday, in the 2017 Budget Review National Treasury announced that, “Government proposes that companies and individuals […]

10 Defining Moments That Shaped the 2016 South African Startup Ecosystem

2016 was the year where fake news was real and real news was fake. We endured motions of no confidence, the Saxonwold Shebeen, inverted Springbok rugby records, sticky Board members, rogue units, rogue presidents, Trump cards, prophets of doom, doomed profits and a cold and broken Hallelujah! But you gotta have faith… Through it all […]

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 […]


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Techwomen Program Application Deadline 17 Jan!

TechWomen partners with the most innovative companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley to host emerging women leaders for a project-based mentorship. These women hail from developing countries and are recognized for their achievements and potential to excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). For five weeks, participants are exposed to […]