Startup accelerator to develop growth stage tech

IBM South Africa, through its Equity Equivalence Investment Programme (EEIP) together with Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, have launched a startup accelerator taking place from 8 October 2018 to 16 November 2018. The programme is designed to develop growth stage tech and digital startups using a boot camp format. The boot camp will focus on enablement […]

Tshwane University of Technology to phase out BTech Surveying

To align itself with the Higher Education Qualifications Sub-Framework (HEQSF) of 2013, the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Geomatics Department is phasing out its BTech Surveying course to make way for a degree course. Situated in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, the department currently offers a three-year National Diploma in Surveying and […]

Digital and audio-visual content hub launched in Johannesburg

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, founded by Wits University, has launched a Digital Content Hub, an incubator of innovative and creative audio-visual content, in partnership with Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the French Institute of South Africa. A three-year R 14 500 000 grant from AFD will enable Tshimologong to expand its activities to incorporate […]

High school pupils test their mapping skills

To interest high school pupils in geospatial careers, the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Geomatics Department hosted a mapping competition in August 2018. This year’s competition theme was “Map your neighbourhood,” with students tasked to draw maps of the land use and areas of interest in their neighbourhood. Submissions were judged on their depictions of […]

Expert shares insight on startup-inspired workplace practices

At an event at Rise Cape Town – Absa’s Cape Town-based innovation hub – Steve McClelland shared his insights and pragmatic tips with startups and those innovating from within their corporate worlds. Steve McClelland came from a successful exit of his start-up in Silicon Valley, to product managing in global megatechs like Yahoo and Twitter. […]