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CodeBus Africa Finishes 100-day Tour on a High Note in Cape Town

CodeBus Africa Finishes 100-day Tour on a High Note in Cape Town

CodeBus Africa’s continent-wide tour empowering youth through creative coding workshops has come to an end in South Africa. Cape Town’s Khayelitsha township served as the project’s final stop with local start-up accelerator mLab, Finnish Aalto University, Nokia, Mehackit and the Embassy of Finland in Pretoria welcoming youth and guests to a wrap-up party on Saturday….

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Space Apps Challenge 2017

Since its inception in 2012, the International Space Apps Challenge, a part of NASA’s Open Innovation Program, has become the biggest global hackathon in the world, engaging thousands of citizens each year across the globe to work with NASA in designing innovative solutions to global challenges using open source data. At Space Apps events, teams of technologists, scientists, designers and entrepreneurs work together to develop answers to some of the most pressing challenges on earth and space using publicly available NASA data.

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Accelerating Africa’s participation in healthcare innovation through reHealthAfrica

Accelerating Africa’s participation in healthcare innovation through reHealthAfrica

Tshwane, South Africa: mLab Southern Africa, a technology accelerator that focusses on skills, product and enterprise development within the digital innovation economy, today announced the continuation of their partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) aimed at stimulating more open innovation and development within the African Mobile Health and Wellness sector through an initiative called ReHealthAfrica….

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SLUSH GIA is back for 2016! SA entries are open

SLUSH GIA is back for 2016! SA entries are open

Take part in the local South African SLUSH GIA competition to join the Slush 2016 Global Impact Accelerator program!

We are excited to announce that the local Global Impact Accelerator (GIA) competition will again take place in South Africa. This will be the 3rd year South African Startups stand a chance to participate in GIA and experience SLUSH.

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mLab & The Innovation Hub announce new CodeTribes

mLab & The Innovation Hub announce new CodeTribes

mLab and The Innovation Hub expands their CodeTribe Coding Academy to Soweto.

Soweto youth will join the coding revolution with new CodeTribe Academy.

Soweto, South Africa, June 16, 2016 – mLab Southern Africa today announced the expansion of its partnership with The Innovation Hub to empower Soweto youth with mobile development skills….

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mLab and the CSIR partner on mHealth & Wellness Ecosystem

mLab and the CSIR partner on mHealth & Wellness Ecosystem

mLab and the CSIR partner to unlock the local mHealth & Wellness open innovation economy.

mLab Southern Africa and the CSIR announce a new partnership to stimulate more innovation in the Mobile Health & Wellness sector.

Tshwane, South Africa, May 26, 2016 – mLab Southern Africa today announced a new partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) aimed at stimulating more open innovation and development within the Mobile Health and Wellness sector….

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DEMOLA South Africa coming July 2016

DEMOLA South Africa coming July 2016

mLab Southern Africa joins the International DEMOLA Network with the first DEMOLA planned in Cape Town.

mLab Southern Africa and the Demola Network announce a partnership to launch Demola in South Africa.

Cape Town, South Africa, May 24, 2016 – mLab Southern Africa today announced a new partnership with the international DEMOLA Network….

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Workshop: Simulation-based UI design – 19 March

Workshop: Simulation-based UI design – 19 March

How do you know if a UI is good or bad? Are there other, more systematic, ways to design good UI’s that divine inspiration?

 

In this workshop we will look into ways of evaluating the effectiveness and “goodness” of different UI designs and looks into simulation as a method for consistently designing good ones.The workshop draws from experience and insights of UI design in Reaktor – an highly successful Finnish software consulting company with about 400 software professionals and over 50 UI,

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Optical Tech

Optical Tech

 

Albert Einstein once said, “I never worry about the future. It comes soon enough”. Our world is changing faster than ever before, and we need to be able to keep up with it.

Optical Technologies are shaping everyday. They are disrupting the communication, entertainment, healthcare and other industries,…

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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,…

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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 &

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Ericsson AHUB to Connect African Innovators & Business

Ericsson AHUB to Connect African Innovators & Business

If you are an African Techpreneur or Startup you need to lock in 17 – 19 November for the AfricaCom Ericsson AHUB hosted in Cape Town.

Over the last couple of years AfricaCom has become the place to be,do business and build networks with some of the world’s leading ICT companies and this year it gets a new stream to provide a platform for startups,…

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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,…

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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 to interact in gaming,

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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,…

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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 Electronics….

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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.

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