• BURN MEDIA
    • Memeburn
      Tech-savvy insight and analysis
    • Gearburn
      Incisive reviews for the gadget obsessed
    • Motorburn
      Because cars are gadgets
    • Jobsburn
      Digital industry jobs for the anti 9 to 5!

Events

  • Here’s why you should consider attending this year’s Seedstars Africa Summit

    Seedstars World, one of the largest startup competitions for startup scenes in emerging markets, has disclosed the programme for the fourth edition of the Seedstars Africa Summit which will take place between 11 and 13 December in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Up to 36 startups will participate in different activities at this year's summit. These include 17 finalists from the Seedstars World tour, nine local companies from the Seedstars World Tanzania edition, three Swiss startups and a delegation of three other enterprises from the Tanzanian port city of Tanga. Seedstars regional manager for Africa Claudia Makadristo, in a statement on Wednesday (28 November), described...

  • Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [26/11/2018]

    This week join Cape Town based 88 Business Collective on Tuesday (27 November) as the initiative celebrates the entrepreneurs that came out tops in its 18-month accelerator programme. In Joburg, network with local startups at the Startup Guide Johannesburg Community Kickoff on Thursday (29 November). For those in Kenya, leading experts will discuss how startups can tap into alternative sources of funding at an African Investor Meetup in Nairobi that takes place tomorrow (26 November). In Nigeria, TechCabal will on Friday (30 November) host a fintech forum that will explore the next generation of fintech that will come out of the country. This article is...

  • Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [19/11/2018] [Updated]

    UCT's Graduate School of Business Solution Space will this week host a digital solutions pitch night on Tuesday (20 November). Earlier on the same day, the Solution Space will also host a learning lunch workshop on the relationship between social media and income generation. In East Africa, Enpact mentor Moses Acquah will tomorrow (19 November) explore common mistakes entrepreneurs make -- and how you can avoid them -- as well as discuss key attributes entrepreneurs should look for in an investor. For those in Lagos, CapitalSquare Ikoyi will on Tuesday (20 November) host a fireside chat with LifeBank Nigeria partnerships and growth lead Ifeoluwa Olokode. This article...

  • Google Play to train African developers on how to grow successful businesses

    The Google Play team is due to hold a Developer Day this month in Cape Town where it will train app and games developers based in Sub-Saharan Africa on how to grow successful businesses on Android and Google Play. The Google Play Developer Day is set to take place on 28 November during Africa Games Week. 📢 Calling all #AndroidDev based in Sub-Saharan Africa. Join this exclusive event to learn how to create quality apps and games, innovate, and grow a global business on #Android and #GooglePlay. — Google Play Apps & Games (@GooglePlayDev) November 5, 2018 At the exclusive invite-only event, members of Google Play...

  • Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [12/11/2018]

    This week is Global Entrepreneurship Week. Throughout the week The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) will host a series of events at its Johannesburg campus 22 On Sloane. Register for the events here. If you can't make that then you'll definitely want to attend the fourth annual Township Business Innovation Summit which takes place in Tembisa on Friday and Saturday (16 and 17 November). AfricArena 2018 takes place on Thursday and Friday (15 and 16 November) at Century City. The conference will feature keynote speeches and panel discussions with top speakers from Europe and Africa, as well as pitches in which startups will battle...

  • Cape Town Startup Week 2018 to celebrate city’s ‘vibrant’ tech scene [Updated]

    Over the last decade Cape Town has grown to become arguably Africa's tech startup capital. To celebrate this the city's leading tech organisations yesterday (8 November) unveiled Cape Town Startup Week (CTSUW), which will take place between 3 and 6 December. The event is a result of collaboration between tech organisations Silicon Cape, Heavy Chef, Startup Grind Cape Town, Future Females, Startupbootcamp Afritech, Workshop17, Inner City Ideas Cartel and the CiTi. Commenting in a statement announcing the launch of the event on Heavy Chef's blog yesterday, Silicon Cape interim general manager Kerry Petrie said over the past 12 months, the city's tech ecosystem has been hard at work to build a "vibrant community". Cape...

  • Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [5/11/2018] [Updated]

    This week sees the fourth Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) kick off in Cape Town on Thursday (8 November). The theme of this year's event is "Unleashing Ideas: Innovation, sustainability and enterprise growth". On Wednesday (7 November), DEMO Ventures CEO Tania Ngima will moderate a fireside chat with Chandaria Group CEO Darshan Chandaria at Metta Nairobi. The Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) takes place on 8 and 9 November in Lagos, Nigeria and will bring the issues, entrepreneurs, and opportunities revolutionising finance in Africa to the forefront. Building an aerospace startup? Look out for Africa4Future initiative events being held in Cape Town, Nairobi and Lagos this week...

  • Global venture capitalist Kamran Elahian to keynote Angel Fair Africa in Maputo

    Iranian-American serial entrepreneur and global venture capitalist Kamran Elahian is set to present the keynote speech for the sixth edition of Angel Fair Africa, which takes place on 29 and 30 November in Maputo, Mozambique. Elahian, who is the co-founder and chairman of international early-stage tech venture capital Global Catalyst Partners, has been involved in founding over 10 hi-tech companies, including software firm CAE Systems which was acquired in 1981 by Tektronix for $75-million. Angel Fair Africa aims to brings together accelerators, incubators, emerging businesses and investors from across the continent. Since the first edition of the conference in Johannesburg in 2013, Angel Fair Africa claims it has helped catalyse...

  • Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [29/10/2018]

    On Tuesday (30 October) Outsourced CFO will host the second edition of its Founders and Finance Series in Cape Town. Learn about what to look out for when raising finance. Sweepsouth's Aisha Pandor and Wumdrop's Simon Hartley will provide some tips. In Johannesburg, on the same day, Future Females will host a Halloween-themed event on the business of social media. Join this event to learn how to connect and share with your customers, fan base, increases awareness about your brand as well as boost your leads and sales. In Nigeria, on Friday (2 November), Lagos Angel Network in collaboration with the Bank of Industry will host...

  • First speakers confirmed for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa

    Nigeria's former communication technology minister Omobola Johnson and Singularity Investments principal investment officer Lexi Novitske are among the first speakers confirmed for this year's TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa -- which takes place in Lagos in December. The startup competition will see some of the continent's hottest startups competing to be crowned Africa's best startup. In addition, the event -- which is set to take place on 11 December -- will also feature panel discussions and keynotes from high-powered industry leaders that will explore the best tech in Africa and how the technology investment landscape is changing. In a statement today (23 October), US tech publication TechCrunch said...

WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com