TAKING TECHINBRAAM TO THE WORLD

Professor Barry Dwolatzky is a busy man these days. He has recently been on an international roadshow to raise funds for further development of the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein. Take a look at Open at Wits, a website created to support his international fundraising trip. Of prime importance are the beautiful visuals of the ‘precinct[…]

Braamfontein: Getting the word on the street

This recent Youtube video features vox pops with students and entrepreneurs on the revival of Braamfontein. The video features Josef Talotta Head of Precinct Development for South Point Properties who says, ‘Braamfontein has moved from a distressed area, about 10 years back, into what I think is South Africa’s most dynamic live/work/play district. It’s student-friendly,[…]

Silicon Valley in Braamies…why not?

Professor Barry Dwolatzky’s goal of creating a Silicon Valley in Braamfontein is a pretty large vision, but for the interns from the Wits Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) it’s only a matter of time before this dream becomes a reality. The fact is that in order to thrive, students and young adults entering the workspace[…]