Hello from our Chapter Lead Vuyisa Qabaka

Connecting the dots in Cape Town

Did you know that Cape Town and its surrounding towns, known as the “Silicon Cape”, is home to one of the most vibrant startup ecosystems in Africa? Known for its stunning natural beauty and Mediterranean climate, the region today has become a magnet for entrepreneurs, investors and remote workers from around the world. Cape Town is the chosen location of Amazon Africa. With a supportive, hybrid market environment business environment; diverse talent pool; and a strong tech scene, South Africa’s Mother City offers a wealth of opportunities for businesses looking to localize, grow and thrive in the African market.

Why Cape Town?

For Startups

Growing Ecosystem

Southern Gateway into the African Market

Hybrid Industrialize/Developing Market Environment

Diverse Talent Pool

Cultural Vibrancy

For Corporates

African Business Hub

Rising Innovation Landscape

Financial Services Growth

Progressive Policies on Renewable Energy

Forward Thinking Municipal & Provincial Government

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