Turning Ideas Into Action: An Entrepreneur’s Journey

It’s the third annual National Student Entrepreneurship Week (#SEW2019) designed to inspire participation in student entrepreneurial activities. Stellenbosch University in partnership with LaunchLab invites Stellenbosch University students to participate in this awareness program, to encourage increase their career options by acquainting themselves with the world and skills of entrepreneurship.   Student Entrepreneurship Week was piloted in 2017 by the Department…

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2019 Winners of Santam Safety Ideas Season 3

Cape Town, 16 August 2019: Santam, South Africa’s largest general insurer, has announced two start-up businesses, DeepData and Cloudline, as winners of Season 3 of the Santam Safety Ideas Challenge.   The judges felt that the two start-ups had the best potential to significantly impact insurance risk management and underwriting for the agriculture industry respectively.  Both winners were selected because…

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Stellenbosch Digital LaunchLab Talk: ‘Digital products: Building, growing and gaining traction’

It’s the August Stellenbosch Digital LaunchLab Talk and Nicholas Rixon, Chief Growth Officer at Tencent Africa will be speaking on ‘Digital products: Building, growing and gaining traction’.  As CGO, his role is to help scale Tencent products throughout Africa, focusing on product and marketing experimentation and innovation.   Nicholas has been involved in the Internet/Technology space since 2010, with Mobile…

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