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  • August 14, 2018
    How South Africa built one of the world's most advanced telescopes
    EMSS Antennas, which is based near Cape Town, built the receivers for MeerKAT using a team of 30 engineers. "It was really an incredible achievement," said company director Isak Theron, who added that the project helped the firm attract...
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  • August 10, 2018
    Skynamo becomes part of the Global Endeavor community
    Endeavor selected 17 entrepreneurs leading 11 companies from seven countries at the 81st International Selection Panel (ISP) in Detroit held July 30-August 1 and hosted by Endeavor Detroit. Endeavor now supports 1,715 entrepreneurs leading 1,070 companies in 30 growth...
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  • July 16, 2018
    MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated in South Africa
    Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr David Mabuza, today officially inaugurated the MeerKAT radio telescope. After a decade in design and construction, this project of South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology has now begun science...
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  • June 12, 2018
    This tech company used 'minivation' to help companies sell more
    Why is it so difficult for businesses to come up with new ideas, and even harder to implement these innovations?
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  • May 28, 2018
    Skynamo a FNB Business Innovation finalist for 2018
    The FNB Business Innovation Awards, in association with Endeavor South Africa has announced the nine finalists selected for the 2018 FNB Business Innovator of the Year.
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  • February 7, 2018
    SKA Prototype Dish Assembled For The First Time
    The first fully assembled SKA dish was unveiled today at a ceremony in Shijiazhuang, China, by the Vice Minister of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, in the presence of representatives from the countries involved and the SKA...
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  • February 6, 2018
    Alphawave Group invests in data science firms
    Software and electronics firm Alphawave recently secured investments in two local data science firms, as part of its investment and acquisition strategy after recently rebranding. Based in Technopark, Stellenbosch, The Alphawave Group consists of nine organisations active in a...
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  • January 19, 2018
    Landbou Weekblad 15 Des 2017 - Tegnologie wat werk
    Tegnologie help boere om risiko en koste te bestuur. Maar wat gemaak wanneer jy sukkel om die tegnologie te kry? Jy bou dit self met die hulp van jong IT-ontwikkelaars, vertel me. Karin Cluver, produksiebestuurder van die vrugte-en-wynplaas Paul...
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  • January 12, 2018
    Designing the SKA Telescopes – Across 18 time zones: a global effort to deliver...
    21 December 2017, SKA Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK – In the second part of our feature story on designing the SKA telescopes, we look back at the ongoing global effort to deliver the SKA dish prototype, with work...
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  • January 11, 2018
    Enterprise Africa Issue 65
    Taking our understanding of the Universe to new heights. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the largest radio telescope ever built and capable of producing science that changes our understanding of the universe. December/January Edition of Enterprise Africa.
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  • November 9, 2017
    MySidekick shopping app hunts down best deals
    Stellenbosch based tech start-up, MySidekick, has developed a shopping app that hunts down discount deals for consumers while they do their shopping at local malls.
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  • October 15, 2017
    Selfoon-tegnologie vir vee
    Veediefstal en aanvalle deur roofdiere is vir eeue lank al ‘n uitdaging vir boere. Beide misdaad sowel as roofdierskade is ‘n realiteit vir veeboere oor die hele spektrum, van kleinboere tot uitgebreide boerdery-ondernemings. Die finansiële implikasies van veeverlies is...
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  • August 3, 2017
    The sound of deep space - MeerKAT on BBC
    In the emptiest corner of South Africa, telescopes are being built to search up to 9 billion light years away. Sensitive enough to detect a mobile phone signal on Jupiter, EMSS Antennas is proud to part of the MeerKAT...
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  • May 15, 2017
    FarmTrack Ontbytsake Onderhoud
    Johann Botha gesels oor FarmTrack op KykNet se Ontbytsake.
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  • April 4, 2017
    What is “Transparency in business”?
    “We need more transparency in our business processes”; “There isn’t enough visibility on the ground!” they say. But, what does all of this actually mean? In its most basic form, transparency in business means honesty in the way we...
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  • April 3, 2017
    MeerKAT on Carte Blanche
    Just 16 months ago, the MeerKAT Radio Telescope at the Losberg site in the Karoo, had only 16 antennas that produced images of galaxies millions of light years away. Now, with 32 antennas standing tall, the MeerKAT will...
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  • January 13, 2017
    EMSS Group invests in IoT and mobile app company
    Stellenbosch-based EMSS Group has invested in mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) app company, Polymorph.
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  • November 15, 2016
    SA’s first Free Innovation movement aims to solve Stellenbosch traffic congestion
    As South Africa celebrated National Transport Month throughout October, a community of innovators, technologists and free thinkers came together to help solve one of Stellenbosch – and South Africa’s – most pervasive problems: traffic congestion.
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  • November 13, 2016
    Monitor jou vee via GPS
    Veediefstal en aanvalle deur roofdiere en rondloperhonde is nie net 'n groot probleem vir boere nie, maar lei ook tot groot finansiële verliese.
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  • August 31, 2016
    #CoCreateSA results: Inspiration & Innovation!
    The #CoCreate2Accelerate programme has come to an inspiring end, with the launch of our first international project and a Makers-in-Residence programme!
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  • June 16, 2016
    Sweden’s biggest contribution yet to the world’s largest radio telescope
    Sweden’s biggest contribution yet to the world’s biggest radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), has passed a major milestone. An advanced – and beautiful – feed horn developed at Chalmers University of Technology, has been delivered for testing...
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  • April 13, 2016
    Hitch a ride with online lift platform, CoPilot
    Alchemy-A has invested in a new tech startup, CoPilot, an online ride-sharing platform where students can connect and save money by sharing rides over long distances.
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  • January 29, 2016
    FarmTrack gee boer meer beheer
    GPS-toestelle, wat al ’n rukkie deur graanboere gebruik word, word nou op vrugteplase ingespan. Francois Williams vertel meer.
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  • January 18, 2016
    LaunchLab assists start-up to secure R4 million staged investment
    Mobile shopping application start-up, My Sidekick, secured a R4 million staged investment from Stellenbosch-based technology funder and developer Alchemy-A.
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  • December 4, 2015
    SA mobile shopping startup MySidekick raises $280k
    South African mobile shopping application startup MySidekick has secured a ZAR4 million (US$280,000) staged investment from Stellenbosch-based technology funder and developer Alchemy-A.
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  • May 5, 2015
    Is hierdie ontwerpwerk 'n wetenskap of is dit kuns?
    "Om sagteware vir kliënte te ontwikkel is net soveel kuns as wetenskap," sê Richard Barry, uitvoerende hoof van Polymorph in die Stellenbosse Tegnopark.
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  • December 10, 2013
    Altair to Acquire EM Software & Systems - S.A. (EMSS)
    An agreement-in-principle has been reached between Altair and EMSS, pursuant to which Altair will acquire 100 percent of EM Software & Systems – S.A. (Pty) Ltd and its international distributor offices in the United States, Germany, and China. The...
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