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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. This year has some…

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Ericsson Application Awards 2014

Ericsson Application Awards 2014

  App-development Competition for students and small & medium sized enterprises.What is the Ericsson App Awards?The market for smartphone applications, or apps, has exploded over the past few years. This started, more or less, with the introduction of the iPhone and has been complemented by the advent of the open-source Android mobile operating system. At…

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Vodacom AppStar

Vodacom AppStar

Please note that the AppStar Challenge competition closing date has been extended to the 15thNovember 2013. On Friday 25th October there was a heavy traffic on the site and several people were trying to upload BIG files at the same time and that affected a delay in uploading.  Additional development platforms have also been added and BlackBerry, IOS,…

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Startup Knight 2013

Startup Knight 2013

Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first time, by software company Byte Orbit. The premise of the competition is to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform. Many competitions, in and around South Africa, offer similar competitions. Unfortunately none of them enter into a partnership…

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VentureOut! Challenge 2013

VentureOut! Challenge 2013

Are you a mobile entrepreneur with ambitions of taking your application international? Mobile app entrepreneurs, like you, from 31 countries will be competing in the VentureOut Challenge to be selected for  the Dragon’s Den in Chisinau, Moldova during an international mobile meeting organized by infoDev of the World Bank. The goal: Internationalization of their mobile applications…

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Nokia Lumia Windows Phone Challenge

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone Challenge

Nokia’s Lumia range is know for innovation, beautiful design and vibrant colour, all things that spark excitement. Nokia South Africa, Microsoft South Africa and mLab are challenging YOU to bring your creativity to the game and show us what South African Developers can do. We are looking for innovative and good looking apps. The most…

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Seedstars World Cape Town 2013

On the 10 May 2013 Cape Town played host to the South African leg of the international Seedstars World competition where  two of our startup participated. We interviewed Obakeng Matlhoko about their experience in participating in the Seedstars World finals. AftaRobot – Obakeng Matlhoko Tell us a little about your company? Sowertech was founded by Nathi…

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Nokia Asha Developer Challenge 2013

Nokia Asha Developer Challenge 2013

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Submission Deadline Extended to 22 June and PUBLISHER ACCOUNT WILL BE FREE, JUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM and send it to [email protected] GET YOUR PUBLISHER ACCOUNT FOR FREE: Developer Nokia_Publish_Registration ONCE WE RECEIVE AND PROCESS YOUR FORM YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION THAT YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN CREATED. ALL PUBLISHER ACCOUNT FORMS RECEIVED BEFORE…

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Startup Knight Competition

Startup Knight Competition

Startup Knight is a competition for software based tech startups that are getting ready to start a viable business. Byte Orbit, the company behind Startup Knight, will be hosting this exciting event. A series of established organisations such as Microsoft, Nokia, Bandwidth Barn and 8ta have come on board with significant sponsorship for the winning…

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Innovation Prize for Africa

Innovation Prize for Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the call for applications for the 2013 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). Too often, innovators and entrepreneurs are not highly profiled on the African development agenda. It is IPA’s mission to elevate attention around innovative work and help support the vision of entrepreneurs. The…

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