In my early school years, I studied Latin and I bagged a credit on my last diploma exam.
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.
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
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.
As the Finance Minister prepares to deliver the 2020 National Budget speech, all eyes will be on government’s plan to collect its revenues and spend its budget.
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.
As President Cyril Ramaphosa prepares to deliver his State of the Nation Address (SONA) later this week, many startups are hoping that it will highlight the challenges they face in scaling their firms.
Whether it’s a collapsing state or anything else for that matter, more often than not, we deem failure as the end of the road and we surrender our will to persevere.
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.
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.
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.
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.