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SHOUT OUT TO CAPE TOWN’S STARTUP SUPERSTARS

The Mother City is well-recognised as a tech capital, attracting innovative thinkers and talented entrepreneurs. Their sometimes simple ideas, developed in coffee shops, student dorms, coworking spaces and at kitchen tables, have gone on to become influential movers and shakers in the tech startup world. To give you a taste of who’s done what and …

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Connecting the world from Cape Town: the Mother City’s BPO sector is flourishing

Globally and locally, business sectors have shed jobs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one sector has bucked the trend, showing resilience in the face of uncertainty and supporting a key part of the national, and specifically, the local economy. South Africa’s business process outsourcing (BPO) sector, which operates call centres and back-office …

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It’s official: most people love to buy local products made in Cape Town

The Made in Cape Town survey confirmed what we’d suspected for some time: most people love to buy local products and support local businesses. Run during December 2021 at the Watershed, the gorgeous craft and design-focused centre at the V&A Waterfront, the survey asked 251 people their views on supporting local businesses, with an obvious …

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