Zachariah George is the Managing Partner at Launch Africa Ventures - Africa's leading Early-Stage VC Fund. In January 2020, he was recognized as one of the Top 4 Most Influential Persons in Technology in Africa by Les Echos (the Financial Times), and he is also...

Global bike brand Specialized's Bobby Behan and Strove's Sales and Business Development Manager Joshua Fillmore talked to Innovation City MD Michelle Kleu about all things sports tech at Innovation City at our event on Thursday 9th June:  Bobby Behan, Specialized  Innovation City co-founder Stephan Ekbergh says entrepreneurs...

Neil Schreuder, Chief Strategy Officer of the Shoprite Group and MD of ShopriteX, the Shoprite Group’s tech and innovation hub, calls the team 'humble baked beans salesmen,' but the group’s impressive stats say otherwise: Shoprite has become Africa’s largest retailer worth R168bn, with 1.12bn customers...

Gour Lentell of MoyaApp and Datafree recently came to Innovation City to talk to us about his amazing company, and how it changes people's lives for the better. Gour Lentell is a hardened business veteran with decades of experience in the tech industry. Lentell came back from...

Despite lockdowns, Airbnb helped pump R8 billion into the SA economy in 2020, providing 25,000 jobs. “The last two years have been such a blur. In March of 2020, we suddenly lost 80% of our business, but it turned out to be one of the...

At Innovation City we make sure to dazzle our community with amazing speakers at our weekly events, and we sure didn’t disappoint with Thursday March 10th’s lineup! I mean, who can actually brag that the potential future president of South Africa chaired their event?! Our biggest...

If you had attended our event, you would have had your mind blown away by Brett Rogers, Culture Lead at HaveYouHeard and guest speaker Adam Romyn, CTO & co-founder of Momint who enthusiastically broke down what Non-Fungible Tokens are, what they can do, and how...