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Ericsson Innovation Awards Sub-Saharan Africa 2015

Ericsson Innovation Awards Sub-Saharan Africa 2015

These awards recognise those trail blazing individuals who use technology to empower communities and individuals, all the while working towards the goal of a fully networked society. By entering, innovators grow their networks as well as their reputations and will get start-up support and guidance from leading African business people. The theme of the 2015 Ericsson…

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Join The Networked Society @ Ericsson AHUB 17 – 19 November

Join The Networked Society @ Ericsson AHUB 17 – 19 November

Join the Ericsson AHUB @AfricaCom 2015, a space dedicated to showcasing the most important innovations in Africa’s technology industry. Be part of the conversation around how these developments can be tailored and implemented to advance a fully networked society. The three day Ericsson AHUB program sees global and local industry thought leaders come together to engage and create…

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Durban AgriHack 28November – 2 December

Durban AgriHack 28November – 2 December

After the successful implementation of two editions of the AgriHack Talent initiative, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is pleased to launch the Durban AgriHack Talent Challenge! This event is organised in the framework of the Global Forum on Innovations in Agriculture in Africa (GFIA Africa) Conference, in collaboration with the Durban…

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Startup Financial Modeling Workshop – Cape Town

Startup Financial Modeling Workshop – Cape Town

Join us for two days of intense focus on how to build a robust and flexible Financial Model fit for Angel Investment – capped with a 1:1 session with Newtown Partners at the end. What each attendee will get out: Detailed Financial Model spreadsheet Business Model Canvas best practices Business Metrics & Assumptions to test…

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Make the world a more user friendly place

Make the world a more user friendly place

A lot of attention is given to scalable backend development, cloud, UI and UX when it comes to application development but often not enough time is dedicated to testing all these important functions. We spoke to Dominique Hawes, founder of the The Testing House, a boutique testing house that specializes in software & mobile application testing.  …

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SLUSH 2015 Global Impact Accelerator.

SLUSH 2015 Global Impact Accelerator.

ENTRIES FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY CLOSED ON 8 JULY 2015 November 11–12th, 2015 in Helsinki, Finland www.slush.org Slush is a technology conference for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. In 2014, Slush brought together over 14.000 attendees and more than 3500 companies for the two-day event, with more than…

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RHOK Pretoria is BACK for 2015

RHOK Pretoria is BACK for 2015

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHOK) Pretoria is back and will be takingplace at the UNISA Main campus on the 6th till the 7th of June. Hackersfrom across the province will gather together to hack social-relevantsolutions that impact Africa as a continent. The theme for thisedition of RHOK Pretoria is “Socio-Economical Africa”. RHOK is one ofUNISA’s…

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mLab Jobs

mLab Jobs

Android Developer – Based in Pretoria, South Africa Want to create some of the most innovative Android Apps, services and MVPs? Excited about technology, open innovation and the startup space? Find it fulfilling to teach others and work in collaborative teams and on multiple projects? mLab is looking for a talented and passionate Android developer (not…

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Intel Developer Zone Launch: Joburg & Cape Town

Intel Developer Zone Launch: Joburg & Cape Town

UNLEASH YOUR POWER WITH INTEL Intel has made some more seats available to the unveiling of the Intel Developer Zone in South Africa. “Launching for the first time in South Africa, the program is designed to provide software developers and businesses a single point of access to a variety of tools, communities and resources. These tools will…

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MTN Mind2Machine 2015

MTN Mind2Machine 2015

M2M Solutions ChallengeTake your connected devices solution to market. MTN Business, in association with Intel and The Innovation Hub, are looking for the hottest development teams in South Africa – people with vision and innovation in their minds and in their code. If this sounds like you, we invite you to participate in the 2015 MTN…

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Cape Town & Pretoria: Get Smarter about Android and Get Started with Intel® RealSense™

Cape Town & Pretoria: Get Smarter about Android and Get Started with Intel® RealSense™

Intel invites you to Get Smarter about Android and Get Started with Intel® RealSense™ technology in a two-day training seminar. Our mission is to help you get inside more Android devices with tools and resources to make your app development faster and easier and the second mission is for Intel® RealSense™ technology to showcase new ways…

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Enabling Growth in The Northern Cape using Technology

Enabling Growth in The Northern Cape using Technology

Kimberley – On 5 & 6 February 2015 a very successful networking session was held by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDaT) in partnership with Sol Plaatje University (SPU) that brought together stakeholders across academia, industry, government and communities to discuss contributions to grow Kimberley, the greater Northern Cape and broader ICT economy. The…

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Electronics Hackathon

Electronics Hackathon

Organised and Managed in Partnership with mLab Southern Africa and Geekulcha Electronics Innovation Live 2015, the definitive innovation conference for private and public sector organisations in South Africa offering the latest innovation capability essentials and solutions, will also bring you a Hackathon that is managed and organised in partnership with mLab Southern Africa and Geekulcha…

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Global Learning XPRIZE

Global Learning XPRIZE

OBJECTIVE: DEVELOP NEW LEARNING SOLUTIONS TO EMPOWER CHILDREN AND COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD. MAKING THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE GRAND CHALLENGE An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or do basic arithmetic. Many of these children are in developing countries without regular access to schools or teachers. The benefits of a quality education…

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PE Think Tank 2014

PE Think Tank 2014

You are cordially invited to the inaugural Port Elizabeth Think Tank opening, sponsored by mLab Southern Africa,  which will be held on 27th of November 2014 at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. This is an open function, meaning it’s free to attend the event but registration is required. Port Elizabeth has a lot of opportunities and potential…

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Intel Student Partner Program

Intel Student Partner Program

Applications Open for Intel Student Partner Program: South Africa The Intel Student Partner Program is designed to enable students at leading universities across the country to have the opportunity to work closely with Intel and understand their latest technologies. The program is for students who realize the best technology careers come to those who chase their dreams. …

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Intel Android Training

Intel Android Training

On 12 November Intel’s Software and Services team will be hosting training for mobile developers in Stellenbosch. The training will cover a range of Android tools and SDK’s and provide insights into chip optimization to deliver better user experiences for your applications. Developers with Android experience as well as Student Developers (all Universities) are invited…

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Developer Economics 2014 Survey

Developer Economics 2014 Survey

Help put African Developers on the map by participating in this year’s Developer Economics Survey Take the Survey Welcome to the 8th Developer Economics survey – the largest, most global research series on the app economy and developer trends, tracking responses from thousands of developers across the globe. If you’re involved in mobile app, IoT or…

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Holiday with the Geeks

Holiday with the Geeks

Geekulcha Vacation Work programme seen a number of youngsters flock into mLab at the Innovation Hub to learn and build “stuff” and learn about mobile apps, web, electronics and business/entrepreneurship development. Future GeekStars in the making, they spent a week acquiring skills from the geeks of Geekulcha who were assigned roles of mentors and tutors. Geekulcha hosted candidates from…

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