[IRTalk] How Cape Town's tech entrepreneurs are solving problems for small business | Guardian Small Business Network | The Guardian

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 08:54:56 SAST 2016

Ask what connects tech innovation and South Africans and many in the
startup world mention Elon Musk. But, while the Tesla Motors chief
executive might be a role model, he has lived in the US since he was 18. To
find creativity in Cape Town, South Africa’s hub for tech startups, you
need to look locally. And there is plenty to delve into.


*​Cape Town has the potential to provide "surrogate" internet/cloud
infrastructure for HEI's in Africa that do not yet have an internet/cloud
infrastructure of their own to use as the foundation for open scholarly
communication systems or open research data systems.​*
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