Countdown to find Jozi’s top three digital entrepreneurs begins

Johannesburg, Thursday 7 April 2016: Well over 400 aspiring tech-preneurs have submitted their original digital ideas that they believe will make Joburg a better city for the 2016 #HackJozi Challenge. Of these, some one hundred contestants have been selected and are undergoing the first training and mentoring leg of the challenge. The #Hack.Jozi Challenge is Read more about Countdown to find Jozi’s top three digital entrepreneurs begins[…]

2015 – what a year it was!

For the team at the JCSE, 2015 was definitely a milestone year. Take a look back at some of the highlights… The creation of ‘The DIZ’ – a fantastic space for creatives, innovators and programmers to get together and do what they do best. The Transformation of the Braamfontein IT Precinct continued with a vengeance Read more about 2015 – what a year it was![…]

Andile Ngcaba – Fibre is the future

In this video clip, Andile Ngcaba from Fibreco Telecommunications talks about the creation of fibre networks to build the future of the internet in Africa. This interview was shot at the City of Johannesburg’s HackJozi and J.E.D.I launch at Sci-Bono on 26 March 2015.

#HackJozi Challenge – interview with Kethan Parbhoo, Microsoft

Microsoft’s Kethan Parbhoo talks about job creation, skills innovation and Microsoft’s student-to-business programme. This video clip was shot at the HackJozi and J.E.D.I launch hosted by the City of Johannesburg on 26 March 2015.

#HackJozi Challenge – Zolani Matebese talks top 23

In this video Zolani Matebese from the City of Johannesburg talks about the first round of judging fro the #HackJozi Challenge play-offs – where 23 projects were selected to go through to the next round. The first round of judging took place on 29 March 2015 in Braamfontein.

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#HackJozi Challenge: Professor Barry Dwolatzky

In this video clip, Professor Barry Dwolatzky talks about the exciting #HackJozi Challenge and the importance of nurturing emerging talent in the digital sector. The Hack Jozi Challenge is a bootcamp for start-up entrepreneurs to foster skills, innovation and entrepreneurship in digital technology. Professor Dwolatzky says the programme is an exciting one aimed at creating Read more about #HackJozi Challenge: Professor Barry Dwolatzky[…]

Lisa Rosmarin on HackJozi

In this video clip Lisa Rosmarin, CEO of Seed Academy – one of the key sponsors of the HackJozi Challenge, speaks about the incredible opportunity available to entrepreneurs with a bright vision of the future. Read more about the HackJozi Challenge at or follow them on Twitter @HackJozi

Jeff Miller on being an entrepreneur

In this video clip, Jeff Miller, CEO of Grovest and Founder of Seed Academy, talks about the Think Be Do programme. This fantastic programme aimed at entrepreneurs and start-ups forms part of the #HackJozi Challenge, a boot camp  aimed at contributing towards fostering skills, innovation and entrepreneurship in the broad area of digital technology. The Read more about Jeff Miller on being an entrepreneur[…]