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SA's CiTi in the running for US$100 000 prize 2

SA’s CiTi in the running for US$100 000 prize

The Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CiTi) (and its Board Chairperson, Joshin Raghubar) have have been named as 2019 laureates for the John P. McNulty Prize, by the Aspen Institute and Anne Welsh McNulty. Read the full article

CapaCiTi Tech Interns for your Team – support SA’s youth to launch their careers

Kick start tech careers. Additional support for your tech teams. Support young talent.  CapaCiTi, the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CiTi)’s Tech Career Accelerator, has been preparing young people for the tech sector since 2010. Over the past 8 years, we’ve partnered with nearly 150 companies who have hired CapaCiTi interns or grads, and in 2018 we …

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7 budding biotech innovators selected for OneBio’s first mini incubation programme 4

7 budding biotech innovators selected for OneBio’s first mini incubation programme

OneBio, Africa’s first Biotech business incubator based in Cape Town, has selected its first cohort of life science entrepreneurs for the BioStart mini incubation programme, designed in conjunction with the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Life science students at UWC were asked to submit their biotech business ideas, and seven teams were selected to …

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CiTi is searching for a new Head of Entrepreneur Development and Incubation

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is searching for a new Head of Entrepreneur Development – an executive role based at the Bandwidth Barn in Cape Town. As Africa’s oldest tech incubator, CiTi was established in 1998 to unlock the region’s potential for growth and participation in the digital economy, working at the intersection of government, …

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Innovation in Africa: Cellphone data helping to build credit risk profiles for farmers

Information and media company Thomson Reuters has in recent years appointed Saidah Nash Carter as its Head of Innovation in Africa. Carter has been based in Cape Town for around 18 months and, in this interview, she tells BizNews about some of the innovations that her company has been working on. Thomson Reuters, of course, …

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Top prize for informal settlement digital game idea

The idea of a digital game that allows communities to learn about the importance of spatial reconfiguration of informal settlements in the Western Cape saw team Vukuzenzele win R1 million in the Serious About Games initiative. Read more …