Tom Jackson
Untapped opportunity in Africa's emerging startup hubs

Untapped opportunity in Africa's emerging startup hubs[Tom Jackson] African startups are in a unique position to leverage innovation to answer some of the continent's most pressing challenges, but urgently need an enabling environment...

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Tom Jackson
Why African startups are now on the acquisition trail

Why African startups are now on the acquisition trail[Tom Jackson] Investments in African startups are on the up year-on-year, with funding flooding into a variety of countries and a large selection of sectors...

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Edward Carbutt
This is what customer management tools should do for your business

This is what customer management tools should do for your business
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[Edward Carbutt] Do you remember your first car? That great feeling of freedom that came with the ability to drive yourself wherever you wanted or needed to go...

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Jarryd Chatz
Design thinking - The key to digital business success - BitCo

Jarryd Chatz[Jarryd Chatz] Design thinking is a customer-centric, solution-focused, and action-orientated philosophy that uses empathetic, creative, innovative, and analytical skills to change the way we tackle problems...

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Ilse van den Berg
#StartupStory: BlockMesh

#StartupStory: BlockMesh[Ilse van den Berg] BlockMesh is enabling cost-free communication by creating a global mesh network which allows its users to skip typical cellular and ISP "toll roads"...

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Kate Mollett
Welcome to a hyper-available South Africa

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Kate Mollett
[Kate Mollett] The imminent arrival of two Microsoft Azure data centres on local shores means organisations across industry sectors are re-evaluating their availability strategies...

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Rob Lith
Contemporary ICT insights for South African companies

Contemporary ICT insights for South African companies
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[Rob Lith] Thanks to the fourth industrial revolution, businesses today have more tools than ever at their disposal. From the power of the cloud, giving flexibility and scalability to organisations both big and small; to IoT, effortlessly merging the digital world with our everyday lives...

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Ilse van den Berg
Taking telecoms to the next level: Who needs a long-term contract?

Taking telecoms to the next level: Who needs a long-term contract?
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[Ilse van den Berg] The average South African has experienced the sheer frustration that comes as part of the service provider package once you sign on the dotted line, especially when it comes to telecoms service providers...

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Jarryd Chatz
Part IV: How information travels on the internet

Part IV: How information travels on the internet
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[Jarryd Chatz] You don't need to be in IT to understand the ins and outs of the internet. This 'how the internet works' series will teach you everything you need to know about the internet...

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Tom Jackson
Not just cash: what else can investors offer your startup?

Not just cash: what else can investors offer your startup?
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[Tom Jackson] A major concern for many African tech startups is fundraising, but should investors bring more than just cash to the table?

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Andy Walker
These are WhatsApp's shiny new group chat features

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[Andy Walker] In a not-all-that-exciting update, WhatsApp has tweaked the way groups work on its platform...

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Colin Thornton
Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working

Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working
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[Colin Thornton] As part of the city's efforts to save water, remote working solutions can play a key role...

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Colin Thornton
Harnessing blockchain technology to transform global cybersecurity

Harnessing blockchain technology to transform global cybersecurity
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[Colin Thornton] In a digitally driven world, cybersecurity has become a highly lucrative sphere of modern business. Today, experts around the world are clawing for a piece of the estimated $8.5bn cyberthreat intelligence industry pie...

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Tuhin Bhatt
How mobile technologies are benefiting the transport industry

How mobile technologies are benefiting the transport industry
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[Tuhin Bhatt] Business and technology are becoming inextricably interlinked. Technology has forever changed the world we live in, hasn't it? All of this has been possible because of mobile applications...

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Tom Jackson
Startupbootcamp Africa partners Google to support startups

Startupbootcamp Africa partners Google to support startups[Tom Jackson] Startupbootcamp Africa has signed a formal partnership with the Google Cloud Startup Programme, which will offer startups selected for the Cape Town-based accelerator more than $20,000 worth of tech support...

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Tom Jackson
French South African Tech Labs opens calls for applications

French South African Tech Labs opens calls for applications[Tom Jackson] Cape Town-based incubator and accelerator French South African Tech Labs (FSAT Labs) has opened the call for applications to its third class of entrepreneurs...

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Sherry Zameer
If the future in Africa is mobile, identity verification is paramount

If the future in Africa is mobile, identity verification is paramount
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[Sherry Zameer] Mobile operators are becoming an important provider of, and platform for, a growing range of services. As a result, the ability to verify customer identity is becoming a business imperative for mobile operators...

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Ilse van den Berg
Nokia makes a comeback in South Africa with new phones

Nokia makes a comeback in South Africa with new phones[Ilse van den Berg] HDM Global has revealed the new Nokia mobile phones that will be available to the South African market...

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Boris Dzhingarov
DevOps growth and the effect on software testing - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Software testing is undergoing much change due to DevOps growth. How is this being done, and how do technology companies keep up?...

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Ilse van den Berg
New Cape Town/Brazil subsea cable to boost SA broadband

New Cape Town/Brazil subsea cable to boost SA broadband
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[Ilse van den Berg] Did you know that 98% of your global data travels under the ocean on subsea fibre optic cables, not via satellites?

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