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Silicon Cape Initiative

Silicon Cape is an NPO and an ecosystem enabler for tech-enabled startups in the broader Cape Region of South Africa. We work to connect stakeholders, curate ecosystem data, amplify the stories coming out of the ecosystem and advocate on behalf of stakeholders through our membership programme.

VISION

The Cape is an innovation hub for Africa and the world

MISSION

Silicon Cape enables an inclusive ecosystem for tech-enabled startups.

VALUES

Curiosity, Integrity, Openness and Respect

OUR TOURS

STANDARD PROGRAM

Our Standard tour gives visitors a brief introduction to the ecosystem and facilitates conversations with key capacity building partners and relevant government support agencies.

PLUS PROGRAM

Experience the innovative culture of the Cape Town ecosystem with the Plus tour. Meet face-to-face with innovators, digital disruptors and experience firsthand their practices and strategies.

PREMIUM* PROGRAM

Accelerate your innovation journey by meeting with startups, scale-ups, potential partners and key ecosystem stakeholders.
With our Premium tour, you will gain a deeper understanding of the technology trends and what opportunities they present for your organisation.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Our ecosystem tours are not only an opportunity to meet potential partners, but also to engage with industry experts and be inspired by the most established tech ecosystem in Africa. These programmes are tailored to meet your organisational needs. Discover emerging trends and disruptive technologies that impact the future of your industry , and society at large.

The programmes may include:

  • Panel Discussions
  • Hackathons
  • Workshops
  • Round-table discussions
  • Flash Consulting
  • Visits and engagements with local co-working spaces, incubators, accelerators, VC’s, government agencies, tech start-ups and scale-ups.
  • Transportation
  • Refreshments

TECH STARTUP ECOSYSTEM TOURS

Join our immersion programmes to learn more about new technologies being developed by the most innovative companies in the Cape

ABOUT SILICON CAPE

Silicon Cape is a non-profit, community driven initiative that supports and catalyzes the creation of a vibrant, sustainable tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem in South Africa. Founded in 2009, Silicon Cape is the most established entrepreneurial network in Africa.

Silicon Cape is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of Entrepreneurs and Industry Representatives and driven on a daily basis by an operational team with extensive cross-industry experience.

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