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Gareth Cliff to headline at Tech4Africa

It’s time for Tech4Africa. Now in its 5th year, Tech4Africa 2014 will serve up 85 speakers, including Cliff Central founder Gareth Cliff, at an event divided across 10 rooms. More than 250 talks were submitted for this year’s event. These attracted 14 000

Chris Roper
You’re with stupid

South by Southwest (SxSw, or “South By” as those in the know refer to it) is now in its 20th year of existence, and more than ever the premier gathering for those who work in the interactive, digital arena. Running from March 8 to 17, it is being held in Austin

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Second Tech4Africa ‘unconference’ weeks away

The second annual Tech4Africa conference kicks off in a few weeks in Johannesburg and founder Gareth Knight is hoping the event will help create momentum for technology start-ups across Africa. “In the US, these kinds of events create huge momentum

Gareth Knight
Why SA’s tech start-ups should look to Africa

There is no shortage of entrepreneurial energy in SA, with many talented people with great business ideas jostling for attention. Yet very few of the country’s technology start-ups manage to grow into sustainable businesses. Against that backdrop, it is worth taking a closer

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Tapping the crowd for start-up funding

A start-up investment model developed by SA entrepreneur Eve Dmochowska and her colleagues to solve key problems in SA start-up financing proved a big hit at the annual South by South West Interactive festival held in Austin, Texas earlier this week