Monthly Archives: February 2016

South African VC – lies, damned lies and statistics (and exchange controls and other red tape…)

Report: Over $185m invested in Africa’s tech startups in 2015 I can’t recall where I first read this Ventureburn article, whether it was from the Twitter timeline of Ventureburn (@Ventureburn) itself, The Silicon Cape (@siliconcape) or even (@SAVCA_news). Perhaps it … Continue reading

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The ability to say “no”

Like many of my blogs, this post was inspired by something I’ve read. This time it was Michael Jordaan, who tweeted this a few days ago: For ease of use, here is the link to his article. It is a lot … Continue reading

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Corporate Venture Capital – An open letter to South African corporates

Introduction I recently read two articles on corporate venture capital (CVC), which made me think about my previous article on VC in South Africa where I make no excuses for the fact that I don’t think much of the SA VC sector. … Continue reading

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