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  • 10 defining moments that shaped SA’s startup ecosystem in 2015

    2015 was a year of grinding it out and building momentum... More and more investors, business accelerators and corporate venturers are embracing South African innovations. These are some of the defining moments that shaped the South African entrepreneurship ecosystem in 2015 that stood out for me: iKubu: Exit to Garmin GPS navigation giant Garmin acquired South African radar startup iKubu to make roads safer for cyclists... And they did! Time magazine has named the Garmin Varia as one of the Top 10 Gadgets of 2015. Corporates are insourcing innovation worldwide, and SA is ideally positioned for this trend. Garmin established a...

  • Groundbreaking health tech company LifeQ finally launches globally

    Industrialised by the Stellenbosch South African-based health tech startup HealthQ, global technology LifeQ is officially being launched at one of the world's biggest tech events -- CES 2015. The technology will be shown off at the Consumer Electronics Show where people can learn about how physiological monitoring and bio-mathematical modeling can be applied to better understand and manage physiology. We here at Ventureburn have been keeping our ears pierced to the ground over the past few years ever since HealthQ first impressed us with its open-source metabolic chamber in 2012. Now, after staying under the radar for some time, the LifeQ...