Mar
18
to Mar 19

SaveTNet at Women In Tech Africa as Community Partner

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We take a look at the regions in Africa where tech innovation is thriving

Africa has the highest growing economy in the world after South Asia. Output growth is estimated to have increased 3.6% in 2017, predicted to accelerate to 4.1% in 2019. Global companies are tapping into this wealth by investing in the growing number of tech hubs in Africa. According to research conducted by GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator, there were 442 tech hubs operating in Africa last year, up from 314 in 2016. Leading the way was South Africa with 59 hubs, followed closely by Nigeria with 55. Coming in third, fourth, and fifth, were Egypt (33), Kenya (30), and Morocco (25), respectively. These centres made up over 45% of the continent's tech landscape.

Scroll down to take a look at the regions in Africa with vibrant tech hubs where international companies are championing entrepreneurship.

To discover more about the innovation hubs in Africa and the exciting companies operating in them, make sure to attend our Women in Tech Africa conference taking place 18th – 19th March in Cape Town, South Africa. Join over 70 speakers from a selection of the world's leading technology businesses and more than 300 attendees at our two-day event. Technology in Africa is shaping the future – this is your chance to join the movement.

For agenda details, click here.

To registerclick here.

If you work for a technology company and are interested in sponsoringclick here.

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Oct
3
to Oct 4

Work 2.0 Africa

Rianette Leibowitz | CEO & Founder
SaveTNet Cyber Safety NPC

 

Rianette Leibowitz is the founder and spokesperson for SaveTNet Cyber Safety, which aims to save lives by creating awareness of responsible online engagement with the support of national and international parties involved. She was chosen as the 1st Runner-Up for the SITA Women in ICT Awards 2016. 
In her upcoming book “Not for Sale – Relationships of Influence” she shares her passion for the power of personal and professional relationships by telling the stories of influencers and friends. Relationships are not for sale. 
Rianette is a TV and Radio Presenter has presented over 100 Cyber Health features on Cliff Centra.com, and also presented the weekly Drive Time Cyber Safety feature on Radio CCFM. 
She is a writer as Expert Contributor on platforms such s Baby Yum Yum, Green Family Guide and more. 
The National Small Business Chamber presented Rianette with the National Entrepreneur Champion Award 2011, which echoes her dedication to enhance South Africa’s economy and to make a positive difference.
Rianette is an Accredited Public Relations Practitioner (APR) with over 17 years experience as Public Relations specialist and is the Chair for the APR Committee and Board Member at the Public Relations Institute for Southern Africa. 

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VIP Conference Day 2 @ 16:00

Blurring the physical and digital world: strategic technology for the future workplace

  •     Working anywhere, any time and from any device
  •     Transforming the working environment to support enhanced automation and increasing computer power 
  •     Adapting to autonomy
  •     Intelligent apps – virtual assistants and AI capabilities 

Rianette Leibowitz, CEO & Founder, SaveTNet Cyber Safety NPC

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