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SA procurement rule change will be a boost for startups

By Stephen Timm: Editor on 4 April, 2017 Startups that do work for the government are in for a major boon with a new procurement rules coming into effect this week that will see 30% of state procurement directed to small enterprises, says Silicon Cape director Alexandra Fraser. Fraser says the revised Preferential Procurement Regulations, which were gazetted […]

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Cape Town aims to be Africa’s technology hub

Cape Town is looking to add another string to its burgeoning business-friendly bow by positioning itself as a launch pad for technology companies expanding into Africa. The Mother City already attracts foreign filmmakers and business process outsourcing companies. But now it has its sights set on technology start-ups and venture capitalists. This week tech experts […]

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Start-up Visas: Countries Draw Top Talent

Published Financial Mail, by HANNA ZIADY, SEPTEMBER 01 2016 A growing number of countries determined to attract entrepreneurs to their soil are handing “start-up visas” to the best and brightest of them. A start-up visa enables entrepreneurs to live and start businesses in countries where they are not citizens or permanent residents, for a defined […]

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