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Geekulcha introduces council of ICT advisors

These will help the youth organisation guide and implement innovation and skills development programmes throughout SA.

Thanga is coming for your social media managers


The local artificial intelligence start-up works on processes that automate jobs which have only been around for a relatively short amount of time.

SureFOX enters local insurtech sector


Cargo insurance company EmptyTrips to offer real-time, goods-in-transit cargo cover to local owners and transporters.

LaunchLab offers students inaugural fellowship programme

The Stellenbosch University initiative will see 12 fellows provide support as interns or volunteers for start-ups.

Curbing Day Zero one tech at a time

16 Feb

Capetonians continue with desperate attempts to find digital solutions to mitigate Day Zero, despite the day being pushed out to 4 June.

Silicon Cape sheds boys' club tag

The NGO drives its diversity agenda by appointing an all-female team after the departure of two directors.

Bring on regulation, say SA fintech players

14 Feb

Fintech is an enabler, not a threat, to make financial services more relevant to a changing society, says an insider.

Google backs local smart farming platform

After working for three years on making a smart idea become reality, a team of young South Africans got just the machine learning boost they needed from Google.

Startupbootcamp calls for CT tech accelerator applications

The global innovation accelerator hosts FastTrack tours to source top tech start-up talent across the African continent.

Google goes all in on machine learning

12 Feb

The tech corporation believes machine learning and artificial intelligence will be imperative to the success of tech start-ups in the near future.

Novogratz, others invest $30m in online encyclopaedia

A Wikipedia competitor lands a $30 million investment, funded by Mike Novogratz's new fund and other institutions.

Sanofi calls for applications for start-up challenge

8 Feb

The company invites medical and healthcare innovators to submit applications for a chance to showcase their solutions at Africa@Tech.

Inside one of Google's San Francisco offices

7 Feb

A photographic tour of one of the three Google office buildings based in San Francisco, California.