SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 sets new standards for technology and innovation on the continent

SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 sets new standards for technology and innovation on the continent: “An insightful and game changing event” –  Shaahid Kara “A summit that will change the future of Africa” – Chantel Smith ”What a time to be alive in Africa” – Mduduzi Hlope SingularityU South Africa has surpassed all expectations, hosting the third annual SingularityU South Africa Summit, to a full capacity audience of over 1 500 people. The summit, which took place in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 October 2019, aimed to address Africa’s … [Read more...]

How to create a culture of innovation.

How to create a culture of innovation.: Sean Stringer, Head Of Product At Talksure For centuries product innovation has been important to business growth and expansion, although many businesses also thrived through low-cost or customer service based differentiation, often with little real innovation. With the introduction of the 4th Industrial Revolution, this is no longer the case. According to Talksure’s Head of Product, Sean Stringer, “This new chapter in human development has fundamentally changed the way we live, work and relate to one … [Read more...]

SAIS Open Innovation Agriculture Challenge

SAIS Open Innovation Agriculture Challenge: RIIS and their Batswana partners, BITRI and Brynston Creations, have launched the SAIS open innovation agriculture challenge, aiming to enhance future food security for people in the SADC region. The challenge focusses on building an effective supply chain while mitigating the risk of climate change; Human- Animal conflict poses a challenge for farmers, particularly in Botswana; Enabling agri-tech adoption to ensure future successes. Johannesburg, 8 August 2019 – Currently, sixty percent of the … [Read more...]

SAIS Open Innovation Tourism Challenge

SAIS Open Innovation Tourism Challenge: With Women’s Month in full swing, RIIS and their Batswana partners, BITRI and Brynston Creations, have launched the SAIS open innovation tourism challenge, which aims to empower women in the SADC region. Currently, tourism in Southern Africa is dominated by giant monopolies that do not capture the essence of Africa; nor do they work with locals to ensure sustainability of the industry; The SAIS challenge focusses on boosting entrepreneurship and sustainable income opportunities in the tourism industry in … [Read more...]