IBM has launched th Cape Town Africa Innovation Center on September 17, 2009. Silicon Cape grows.
So far Silicon Cape sports…
- South Africa’s top Bloggers
- Amazon’s cloud computing was built here.
- South Africa’s top online news source (news24)
- Mark Shuttleworth started here.
- Vinny Lingham’s clicks2customers, incuBeta and Yola
- MIH SWAT labs
- Afrigator and Adgator
- IBM Africa Innovation Center
This list is far from complete but please feel free to add to it. Spread the meme on your blog or post a comment.
Some more info on Cape Town Africa Innovation Center
The IBM Africa Innovation Center in Cape Town will provide local customers,
business partners, start-up companies, independent software vendors (ISVs), IT
professionals, and the academic community with access to training workshops,
consulting services, a broad technical infrastructure, and hands-on assistance
to help solve business challenges and bring new technologies to market.
The center supports IBM’s efforts to help grow the burgeoning local IT
ecosystem and is a key addition to IBM’s US$120 million, two-year market
expansion investment in sub-Saharan Africa.
thanks @afromusing for the tip.