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South Africa featured in Global Startup Ecosystem Report

Startup Genome has published the 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) which highlights South Africa’s regional startup ecosystems. The report offers insight into startups globally and the ecosystems they reside in. “Entrepreneurs, policymakers, and community leaders are working hard all over the world to build productive and inclusive technology ecosystems that are engines of economic …

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This startup enables 3D show attendance in your browser

The aim is to make virtual experiences like 3D online trade shows available to organizations around the world, with nothing more needed to access them than an ordinary desktop or smartphone web browser. A German startup aims to make virtual experiences like 3D online trade shows available to organizations around the world, with nothing more …

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SA logistics startup supports breast cancer awareness initiative

Local logistics startup  has announced its partnership and support of the Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon, an annual event dedicated to breast cancer awareness month.  Pargo showcases commitment to breast cancer awareness initiative Michaela Gabriel, Head of Marketing at Pargo comments on the partnership and the startup’s involvement in the initiative.  “It is an absolute privilege to …

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GAP acquires tech startup to enable virtual fitting of clothing

Online shopping is one of the best conveniences that the digital age has brought about. No more running to the crowded store or fighting for a parking space. Just click and you’re done. At least that’s how it is for most products you buy online. Buying clothing online is different—and for many, it’s more inconvenient …

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How to move from Developer to Startup Founder

I always knew I wanted to start my own company someday, and many developers have the same aspiration. Developers tend to have countless product ideas that turn into side projects, and some of those projects can turn into the real deal. But transitioning from developer to founder is likely the hardest thing you’ll ever do—and …

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Startup News Roundup – Tiger Brands Launches VC Fund for the Food and Beverages Sector & More (7 – 11 June)

Tiger Brands Launches VC Fund for the Food and Beverages Sector. LifeQ, Biometrics and Health Information Pioneer, Secures $47 Million Investment Funding LifeQ, a provider of biometrics and health information derived from wearable devices and used in world-leading health management solutions, announced it has secured $47 million from top investors around the world. LifeQ co-founders …

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