…All startups need access to market. Corporates can create that either by getting the startups to solve directly for ‘pain points’ they have in their organisations, or by committing to incorporating the solutions built by the incubated startups in their value chain. It is not always that simple, but it is doable.
The DMI is integrated in the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, part of the University of Witwatersrand. Here, young people interested in mining are mentored by experts from the University and Siemens, with the aim of providing them with the tools and skills to effectively transform and develop the South African mining sector. The aim of the project is to utilize data in conjunction with machine learning, artificial intelligence and additive manufacturing as the basis for developing the “smart” mines of the future.
Our Marketing and Events Manager, Kendal Makgamathe visited the Metro FM studios in December to speak to Rams Mabote about Digital Lab Africa’s call for application to all creatives. With just days to go to the closing date of the 31st of January after it was extended from the 13th of January, here is a […]
Seven big ideas to bring new information, new audiences and new conversations into the African media landscape:
We are proud to announce the 2019 cohort for the Journalism and Media Lab Accelerator Programme which starts in January. This six-month hothouse accelerator initiative for journalism and media innovators will provide teams with tools, facilities, contacts and support to help realise their ideas and ambitions.
Kendal Makgamathe talks about Digital Lab Africa’s call for projects which aims to provide a springboard to the creators of next-generation content
A screening of Bokang Phelane‘s comedy web-series Angry Amber continued the night’s festivities as it set the stage for the night’s most anticipated event item; an exclusive preview of the anticipated South African horror film, Tokoloshe, provided by Ster-Kinekor.