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Securing your start-up or small business

February 7, 2012 • StartupsComments Off on Securing your start-up or small business

So you think your small business isn’t faced with the same online threats as a larger organisation? Think again! The technology and resources available to smaller organisations to tackle internet malware (malicious software) are likely to be radically different from larger enterprises. But a security breach is far more likely to have a devastating effect...

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Kenya offers ICT grants to start-ups

July 25, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, StartupsComments (2)

The Kenyan government has started the process of accepting proposals for the Tandaa Digital Content Grant. The grant is offered to Kenyan citizens and companies registered in Kenya for the development of innovative web or mobile phone applications. A Project...

Grow VC setting the pace for crowd funding

July 13, 2011 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Grow VC setting the pace for crowd funding

Grow Venture Ccommunity, a Virtual Silicon Valley platform creator, has launched a new model to make startup funding globally more transparent and effective. GrowVC, the first global crowd funding platform, is an online venture community and micro-funding...

SeedCamp selects top African startups for investment fund

July 30, 2010 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on SeedCamp selects top African startups for investment fund

Seedcamp, a European micro seed fund that invests in early stage startup companies, has selected 11 South African technology startups to possibly attend the Seedcamp Week programme held in September in London, UK, where they will be in line for a potential...

European, African forum on research cooperation starts this week

March 24, 2009 • People, StartupsComments (1)

European and Sub-Saharan policy makers and research organisations will meet tomorrow in Brussels, Belgium, to address the development of research in ...

Government provides skill programme for ICT start-ups

March 3, 2009 • People, StartupsComments Off on Government provides skill programme for ICT start-ups

In South Africa, the Western Cape Provincial government, in partnership with Telkom and business accelerator the Bandwidth Barn, has launched a new training initiative aimed at providing ICT entrepreneurs with a broader skills base. The focus of the program...