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WordCamp 2016

WordCamp 2016 has come and gone. This year WordCamp saw two full days packed with engaging workshops, knowledgeable speakers, golf, SWAG, and an after party. All held at the River Club in Cape Town. We think all attendees will agree it was a WordCamp to remember. PayFast was lucky enough to be a sponsor and […]

StartupGrind Cape Town hosts Bob Skinstad (Seartec)

The next Startup Grind Cape Town is taking place on Monday 11 April 2016. Where they will host Bob Skinstad of Seartec at the **Workshop 17 from 6:30pm. Bob Skinstad is a household name due to his former career as International Rugby Captain with 42 caps. Today he is a Business Entrepreneur, Executive Director and […]

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Simodisa StartUp Thursday’s

StartUp Thursday is a gathering of funders, founders and ecosystem builders in the South African entrepreneurship ecosystem. It is a monthly event on alternating Thursdays showcasing the latest startups, a keynote speaker and a start-up or scale-up master class by an industry expert. Each month’s event has a theme and the evening’s proceedings follow the […]

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Net Prophet 2016

Okay so it’s that time of year again and yes we’re stoked to be part of Net Prophet and Sparkup yet again! What’s it all about? Net Prophet aims to play its part in building a sustainable South Africa through entrepreneurship and economic growth, with a number of initiatives each playing a unique role in […]

Startup Grind Cape Town Hosts Brett Commaille (AngelHub Ventures)

On the 19th of October at the Town House Hotel, Startup Grind Cape Town will play host to Brett Commaille from Angelhub Ventures. Brett started working his first part-time jobs at the tender age of 14, having had many different roles including being a waiter, a stint in school retail and starting his own small […]

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Tech4Africa is back

    Tech4Africa is back and bigger than ever with two events, in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The first event takes place in Cape Town at the Cape Town Stadium on Thursday, 6 August, followed by the Joburg event at the FBN Stadium on the 7 and 8 October. Tech4Africa promises a full day of […]

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Startup Grind hosts Paul Simon (YDE, &Threads, Uber Flavour)

Paul Simon, first captivated us with his innovative fashion concept known as Young Designers Emporium (YDE). Some 20 years later, after winning numerous awards including SA Best Entrepreneur Award and Mover of the Year, Paul is launching Uber Flavour Brews; a fresh new iced tea Brew developed to satisfy Paul’s craving to see South African […]

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Startup Grind ft. Edge Bisset

Startup Grind is back and in full swing for 2015! The next Startup Grind meetup is taking place on Monday, 23 February where they will be hosting Edge Bisset, CEO of Cyber Logic. Edge is the founder and CEO of CyberLogic, he has passion for customer service and strong technical background which inspired him to […]

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eCommerce Conference Workshops (and some free tickets)

There has been a great response to the workshops, in particular, that are planned the two days leading up to next week’s eCommerce Conference. PayFast will be in attendance at the Payments & Logistics workshops to share our thoughts with regards to online payments, security and fraud prevention/minimisation. The workshops (one in Cape Town on September 2, the […]

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