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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….

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GAP ICT Finalist Open Collaboration Hackathon

GAP ICT Finalist Open Collaboration Hackathon

Every year mLab and The Innovation Hub play host to a Hackathon dedicated to the amazing semifinalists from the year’s GAP ICT Challenge to help them prepare for their final pitches. The Hackathon pulls on the skills and talent within our community and creates a platform of open collaboration where teams form to support a semifinalist and spend the weekend improving and expanding on those entries….

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Want to Hack in Doha?

Want to Hack in Doha?

Al Jazeera is organizing an international hackathon this fall, and you’re invited to apply.

We’re kicking off Canvas, a platform for experimentation, with an inaugural hackathon in Doha, Qatar this November. If selected, you’ll collaborate with some of the most innovative minds in media and journalism to imagine the future of news and information….

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New Game, Animation & Design incubator coming to Jozi

New Game, Animation & Design incubator coming to Jozi

Calling all Joburg Creatives & Geeks! Maxum Digital and mLab is heading to your city with an exciting new support programme focusing on Video & Mobile Game development, Animation and 3D Design, Simulation and Augmented Reality!

To apply please read the expression of interest and complete the submission form below….

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CodeTribe Academy

CodeTribe Academy

Pretoria: On 1 September The Innovation Hub and mLab Southern Africa kicked off the first class of their new CodeTribe Academy.

CodeTribe is a collaboration between the Innovation Hub and mLab Southern Africa to increase the skills of talented young ICT enthusiasts by providing them a learning environment where they build real world products as part of a 1 year programme.

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INVENTORS’ GARAGE COMPETITION

INVENTORS’ GARAGE COMPETITION

The 7th South African Innovation Summit is taking place on 16 – 18 September in Cape Town and to celebrate open innovation the SA Innovation Summit, in partnership with the East London Industrial Development Zone, are again inviting innovators to enter the Inventor’s Garage Competition. Entries are open until 20 August 2014.

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20 Raizcorp Bursaries for ICT Entrepreneurs

20 Raizcorp Bursaries for ICT Entrepreneurs

Dedicated business support for motivated entrepreneurs in the IT/ICT industry

Do you have what it takes to become a high-growth IT/ICT entrepreneur?

Raizcorp brings this opportunity of a lifetime to black-owned IT/ICT businesses. Raizcorp has 20 bursaries, to the value of R270,000 each, to give away to selected entrepreneurs in the IT/ICT sector….

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DEMO Africa

DEMO Africa

DEMO Africa has today joined Seedstars World for the first ever Flagship event in Lizzy Sports Complex, East Legon, Accra Ghana in a bid to boost the entrepreneurial spirit among start-ups in Africa. The exclusive one-day event will see the best-in-class startups pitch their ideas in front of a regional jury panel which comprises DEMO Africa’s event Director,…

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RHoK Pretoria 2014 – Hacking for humanity

RHoK Pretoria 2014 – Hacking for humanity

By Keitumetsi Tsotetsi

Upon arrival the atmosphere was amazing, a sea of IT enthusiasts in their blue RHoK t-shirts ready to hack for humanity. Eager to start, the devs quickly had some tea and breakfast and the event had officially begun.

Prof Ernest Mnkandla gave us a warm welcome and had us eager to start with the challenges.Chris Williams from Microsoft told us about the amazing new Nokia X and its platform,…

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GovHackSA

GovHackSA

GovHackSA  #WDC241 Press Release – May 2014

The #GovHackSA ran as part of an official World Design Capital Event in May 2014 at the offices of 22seven in Cape Town. It was a free, day-long coding marathon for novice and experienced developers and coders to create new and novel solutions to problems posed to #GovHackSA by the City of Cape Town….

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The International Space Apps Challenge 2014

The International Space Apps Challenge 2014

Background

The International Space Apps Challenge, now in its third year running, is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world. The event, which takes the form of a *hackathon, embraces collaborative problem solving with the goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on earth and in space….

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NokiaX port Weekly coming to your City!

NokiaX port Weekly coming to your City!

The Nokia X family provides users access to the world of Android applications, with exclusive Nokia experiences and the most popular Microsoft services. The Fastlane UI makes the experience faster and smoother, while the Nokia X smartphones are wrapped in standout Nokia design.

Nokia & mLab will be hosting some fun Nokia X and porting events around South Africa over the months of May and June with the aim of introducing the South African Android talent pool to the exciting new Nokia X and its developer opportunities….

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Intergalactic super judges join SpaceApps @mLab

Intergalactic super judges join SpaceApps @mLab

 

 

 

 

With the International Space Apps Challenge approaching we had a challenge of our own. Who on earth would be worthy to judge your awesome #SpaceApps solutions?

So after searching the known galaxy (ok so only as far as our e-tag budgets would take us for the month) we found our intergalactic-super-hero-gravity-defying-planet-exploring judges for the #SpaceApps challenge on 11 &…

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International Space Apps Challenge 2014

International Space Apps Challenge 2014

mLab Southern Africa and Vodacom are proud to be the hosts of the International Space Apps Challenge again this year at mLab Pretoria and in partnership with The Barn at mLab Cape Town available for the Hackathon.

The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world….

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