Wesley Lynch

CEO/Founder at Snappify/Realmdigital
Location:Cape Town, South Africa


Wesley Lynch is a serial technology entrepreneur. He is the CEO and Founder of Realmdigital, a leading South African e-business strategy and technology partner, specialising in Web, Social and Mobile platforms as well as the CEO of Snapplify, an innovative digital publishing solutions provider. Contact details: website www.snapplify.com www.realmdigital.co.za | Twitter @WesleyLynch
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Why Kindle is not the answer

Even though the story of e-books, for the most part, is the story of Amazon's Kindle - which overcame the increasingly high cost of print book production and distribution by digitising the value chain - it is not, for various reasons, the answer in an academic context.

By Wesley Lynch 7 Jun 2013

Retailers expand online reach

According to a 2012 report by technology research company, World Wide Worx, e-commerce growth is accelerating in South Africa. The study predicts that the Internet economy will increase its contribution to the overall economy from 2% in 2011 (R59-billion), to as much as 2.5% by 2016.

By Wesley Lynch 29 May 2013

Digital apps to restore love for comics

The graphic novel was at its most popular in the late 60s to 70s but saw a steady decline in mainstream audiences thereafter as other modes of media and entertainment took over.

By Wesley Lynch 16 Mar 2013

The world needs African solutions

African software has had some qualified global successes, but more often than not our home-grown innovations don't 'take' well in other territories. To overcome this, we need to think wider. While African solutions are often preferred in dealing with African problems, our software developers must also identify global applications for their solutions, if they are to have global success.

By Wesley Lynch 14 Jan 2013

E-zines and digital dailies: Could apps save the publishing industry?

The most recent ABC figures have painted a picture of decline for newspapers, including a 6.7% drop in circulation figures for dailies and 4,9% for weekend papers. Although magazines are holding strong, they are becoming luxury items, able to compete because they are by nature more niched than newspapers.

By Wesley Lynch 17 Sep 2012

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