11 April 2019
Applications now open for Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa
Applications have opened for the ninth edition of the annual Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which rewards innovative projects that improve people’s living conditions.
Applications are open until May 30, with Orange looking for tech-based social projects in fields such as education, healthcare, farming, mobile payments and sustainable development.
Three winners will receive EUR25,000 (US$30,500), EUR15,000 (US$18,000) and EUR10,000 (US$12,000) respectively, as well as six months of personalised support from startup creation and financing professionals.
The Orange Social Venture Prize is open to all students, employees and entrepreneurs over the of age 21 whose initiative is under three years old and serves any of Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Botswana, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Mali, Guinea Conakry, Guinea Bissau, Madagascar, Niger, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jordan, Burkina Faso, and Sierra Leone.
2019 Cloud Conference registrations open
The 2019 MyBroadband Cloud Conference will be hosted on 6 June 2019 at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Gauteng.
It is the premier cloud event in South Africa and the meeting place for the country’s IT and cloud community.
This year delegates can look forward to excellent speakers from all the major cloud and hosting players, including Liquid Telecom, Microsoft, and Amazon Web Services.
South Africa’s top cloud companies, hosting and data centre players, and cloud communications providers will also exhibit their products and interact with IT decision makers.
Liquid Telecom, a premier cloud and ICT provider in Africa, has joined the conference as the lead sponsor.
Other prominent companies which will exhibit at the event include Connection Telecom, VMWare, Fortinet, Cipherwave, Westcon, Redstor, and Elingo.
Registrations now open
Registrations for the 2019 MyBroadband Cloud Conference are now open, with a big discount on early-bird tickets.
To register or find out more, visit: 2019 Cloud Conference Website.