[Sindy Peters] All part of a 20-year plan, Triggerfish Animation aims to eventually displace Disney, announced the company's CEO Stuart Forrest at yesterday's Net Prophet conference in Cape Town. Laying the animation studio's cards on the table, his talk followed on the inspirational thread that ran through all the talks at the annual event.
The young, the gifted and the motivated had the opportunity to present their portfolios at the inaugural Portfolio Night Johannesburg earlier this week, hosted by McCann Johannesburg, and Bizcommunity is thrilled to announce the judges' shortlist of five, one of whom will be the first SA Portfolio Night All-Star!
Trade union leaders should engage with union members to ensure that unnecessary labour action does not take place, President Jacob Zuma said yesterday, adding that wildcat strikes were no way to advance the interests of marginalised South Africans.
The latest industry results for the direct selling industry indicate that sales in South Africa increased from R7.152 billion in 2011 to R7.625 billion in 2012 and export sales increased from R657 million to R1.154 billion in 2012, giving a growth of 12.4%.
[Eugene Yiga] Take the most innovative, successful, creative, ambitious thinkers and entrepreneurs in the internet space and ask them to share their stories, ideas, and predictions for the future in a format that is fresh, relevant, and engaging. The result: Net Prophet.
Commenting on the decision by the Monetary Policy Committee meeting to keep the repo rate steady, Dr Andrew Golding, CE of the Pam Golding Property Group points out that while this contains inflation, a rate cut would have been a welcome move.
[Sindy Peters] Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde impressed yesterday, 23 May 2013, at the Net Prophet conference with news of exciting tech innovations for the province. Winde's announcement of the Bandwidth Barn ICT business incubator model being spread throughout the rest of Africa was met with resounding applause from attendees at the Artscape. 24 May 2013 19:00