The Nokia Innovation Summit by Wesley Lynch02 July 2012 0 Comments
Recently Snapplify was honoured with an invite from Nokia to demonstrate leading innovation at this year’s Open Innovation Summit in Kenya, which took place on 28 May. The idea behind the competition was to come up with ‘societal, structural, financial and technological’ ideas that could foster innovation leadership in Africa. The competition is aimed at stimulating the innovation debate in Africa, to facilitate inclusive socio-economic growth and transformation.
Myths and reality about online financial security by Simon Bestbier28 May 2012 0 Comments
Early Tuesday morning Wesley and I headed off to the DUO marketing Breakfast Seminar. DUO never seem to fail at putting on an excellent breakfast, with incredible surroundings and excellent speakers and this year was no exception.
AngelHub Founders Dinner at Tjing Tjing by Wesley Lynch22 May 2012 0 Comments
This month’s AngelHub Founders Dinner was hosted at Tjing Tjing. This unique, urban rooftop bar is located in the heart of Cape Town’s CBD, around the corner from the ever popular Long Street. The building itself is almost 200 years old and boasts an eccentric blend of old and new.
My 3 min talk at Net Prophet by Wesley Lynch16 May 2012 0 Comments
I was given the opportunity to speak at this year’s Net Prophet and with it falling just short of International Star Wars day I decided it would be appropriate to go with a Star Wars theme. The new 3x3 slots seemed a bit daunting but I was excited to take on the challenge and be one of the first to get my point across in such a short space of time.
Team Snapplify wins at LaunchCT by Wesley Lynch26 March 2012 0 Comments
Snapplify, our new mobile Startup was entered into the Cape Town Entrepreneurial Competition (CTEC) which forms part of LaunchCapeTown, the event that brings together startups, entrepreneurs, and digital tastemakers. After a tough nomination round, Snapplify was announced as one of three finalists. Finalists received two days of mentorship from international startup mentors and judges. Winners were announced on Sunday and Snapplify came first in Growth Stage. It was exciting to bag our first major award as winning the competition was no easy task. The team put in a lot of hard work and effort and it was such an incredibly proud moment for for everyone.