Archive | October, 2014

Two free tickets to Lean Startup Machine Johannesburg

A few months ago we had the honour of being a sponsor of South Africa’s first Lean Startup Machine, which was a rip-roaring success. This month sees Lean Startup Machine go to Johannesburg and is sure to be as fun and informative as the previous one, giving attendees the opportunity to build (or pivot) a successful idea […]

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WordCamp Cape Town 2014

It’s that time of year again, where designers, developers, bloggers, sellers and the tech community get together for a day of everything WordPress. There have been thousands of these informal, community-organised WordCamp events all around the globe, and we’re happy to be involved once more with one of the biggest ones on the African continent: WordCamp […]

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Breakfast eCommerce Chat with Shopstar

We’ll be doing a (free!) Breakfast eCommerce Chat on October 21 at the new Haas on 19 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town in collaboration with Shopstar. It kicks off bright and early (7:45am) so you could be back at the office/studio by 9:30am :-)   It will be an informal discussion surrounding the latest industry trends, including new payment methods […]

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Tech4Africa 2014 – Johannesburg

We’ve been supporter of Tech4Africa’s efforts and we’re very happy seeing them grow over the past couple of years. This year’s Jozi event looking like it is going to be their biggest and best one yet, and we’re excited to be attending and sponsoring yet again. To view the full lineup, click here and to see the full […]

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SiMODiSA Startup SA Conference 2014

Get ready for South Africa’s largest conference aimed at entrepreneurs and startups: The Startup South Africa Conference to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on October 10, 2014. The conference is organised by SiMODiSA, a collaboration between various startup stakeholders: entrepreneurs, VC firms, relevant branches of government, incubators and academia. Schedule 9:00 – […]

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PayFast Developer Positions: Junior Dev & Sysadmin

We’re (still) growing! We’ve added two more dev positions for the right candidates to join our ranks. If you’re interested in working at an exciting startup (and South Africa’s best payment gateway), we’d love to hear from you. We manage all of our available positions through Recruiterbox. The links for the specific positions are: Junior Developer: https://payfast.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0az9/ System […]

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mobicred on PayFast

Short on the heels of Bitcoin, we’ve added yet another payment method for buyers to complete their online payments: mobicred.   Mobicred is an online credit facility –similar to an account one might hold at a retail store– but with the difference that the account holder can spend credit at various mobicred-enabled websites, not just a single […]

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