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22 ON SLOANE CANCELS ALL INTERNAL EVENTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

22 ON SLOANE CANCELS ALL INTERNAL EVENTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

It is with great regret that we have decided to postpone our monthly events during March and April (Startup Huddle, Master classes and 22 On Sloane’s intra networking session). After much consideration, we felt that protecting our community is a priority and it is important that we apply universal and aggressive public measures to slow the spread of COVD19. For our pitching sessions, you have an option of doing it virtually and communications will be made.

Coronavirus: Startups Are Not Immune

Coronavirus: Startups Are Not Immune

The spread of the coronavirus is having a significant, and possibly devastating, impact on the global economy. It’s disrupting nearly every avenue of business, big or small, and sending many stock prices plummeting

Building A Gauteng City Region Of Dreams

Building A Gauteng City Region Of Dreams

Last week I attended Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province Address, which was delivered at the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University in Ga-Rankuwa.

SONA 2020 Renews Hope For The Youth & SME’s

SONA 2020 Renews Hope For The Youth & SME’s

As the exodus of skilled South Africans to greener pastures abroad grows, citing a poor economic environment, lack of opportunity, weak education systems, load-shedding and a high crime rate, President Ramaphosa did give solid and targeted assurances to all South Africans that a brighter future looms.

France-Africa Summit To Welcome 1000 African Startups

France-Africa Summit To Welcome 1000 African Startups

Dubbed a first-class global event, the three-day France Africa-Summit will be held in Bordeaux during June this year and will, for the first time, bring some 15 000 participants together, including political and economic stakeholders to address the major challenges of the years to come.

5 AFRICAN STARTUPS SELECTED TO PITCH AT ‘THE MIGRATION CHALLENGES STARTUP COMPETITION’

5 AFRICAN STARTUPS SELECTED TO PITCH AT ‘THE MIGRATION CHALLENGES STARTUP COMPETITION’

We are excited to announce that one of our Fintech startups, Maxicash App, is amongst the 5 African countries to have been selected to pitch at the Migration Challenge Startup Competition in Ecuador. The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and Seedstars competition is targeted at the most promising HR, Fintech, Civitech and EdTech startups with solution-orientated products to improve migration systems that respond to the labour market.

South Korea–Africa Partnership To Focus On Youth Empowerment

South Korea–Africa Partnership To Focus On Youth Empowerment

Under the auspices of South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I was invited to visit the East Asian country last week by the Korea-Africa foundation to discuss and engage on sustainable ways to build a stronger Korea-Africa relationship, which was established last year.

Building a Geek Culture of Sustainable Innovation

Building a Geek Culture of Sustainable Innovation

This past weekend, the annual Geekulcha hackathon (GKHack19) took place at 22 on Sloane startup campus. Led by Mixo Ngoveni, it focuses on boosting and sustaining a strong geek culture in South Africa.