Tech heavyweights share tips to attract investors to Cape Town
Successful home-grown tech start-ups advise the city to create dynamic incentives for tech-business collaborations, to boost the economy.
SA’s start-up ecosystem achieves major milestone
South Africa becomes the first African nation to rank in the global top 50 of countries in terms of start-up ecosystems, according to a global index report.
Legal battle looms over Amazon’s proposed Cape Town HQ
Public crowdfund donations pour in to support the upcoming court battle against the development of the US retail giant’s proposed R4.5 billion facility in Cape Town.
Cape Town, Stockholm connect to support tech start-ups
The cities look to bring together companies, developers, customers, investors, entrepreneurs and institutions via a series of activities.
Cape Town joins global list of ‘best’ remote working destinations
The city is among the 50 best places for remote working in 2021, according to Big 7 Travel.
GreenCape facilitates R41bn investment in 10 years
The organisation leverages its funding partnerships to facilitate about R41 billion worth of investment into SA’s green economy, helping to create 19 000 direct jobs.
Cape Town sets out to be Africa’s tech capital
The Western Cape charts a way for the city to be Africa’s tech capital, as it seeks to affirm its status as leader of the African tech ecosystem.
Cape Town-based junior developers earn higher salaries
Cape Town leads the starting salary ranking for junior developers, but senior software developers are paid more in Johannesburg, says OfferZen.
BPO sector attracts R954m in Cape Town, creates 2K jobs
The city identifies business process outsourcing as a priority sector due to the job opportunities and investment potential it creates.
WeWork opens Cape Town office
After a windfall from SoftBank last year, the shared workspaces firm embarks on an expansion mission, opening its third local office.
Fibre battle in Cape Town suburbs intensifies
Frogfoot enters the race to provide Cape Town connectivity, as competition in the Western Cape broadband market increases.