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2013 Press releases after the competition

  • Cape Town - The competition to fund local start-ups has concluded with a winners' announced in both start-up and concept phase in Cape Town. The Startup Knight competition hosted by Byte Orbit concluded with several finalists made up of local...

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    The winners of the annual Startup Knight competition have finally been announced – and it truly is a testament to the amazing, innovative talent we have in South Africa....

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    Micket was named as the winner in the start-up category of Startup Knight 2013. Micket uses a mobile ticket for events that incorporates encrypted QR codes and 2D barcodes with brandable electronic tickets. Micket is connected to ...

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  • Vivid Tjipura, a qualified state prosecutor with no background in the technology industry, has won R100 000 in a tech start-up competition for a concept called Airtaxi that he plans to commercialise next year. By Nafisa Akabor...

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    Micket, a new Cape Town start-up, has developed a mobile ticketing solution that allows users to purchase tickets — and gain access to events — all using their cellphones. The Micket.me website can be accessed from a PC or ...

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    On Friday 1 November 2013 the finalists were required to pitch to the panel of mentors at the Byte Orbit offices. The carefully selected mentors are all tech entrepreneurs and they assisted the finalists with refining their pitches for the...

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  • Byte Orbit’s Startup Knight, a competition aimed at South African software-based tech start-ups and visionaries, took place for the second time this year.Startup Knight And with almost 100 entries received from across South Africa...

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    It can be tough getting a foothold in the world of tech and those heady first months of a startup are often replaced by the crushing need for funding to keep it going. If you are considering a tech startup then this story...

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2013 Press releases before the competition

  • Cape Town - South African technology start-ups are being challenged to enter a competition that could see them grow their businesses and earn thousands in prize money....

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    Technology start-ups have until 24 October to enter Startup Knight, a competition that supports tech start-ups in South Africa. Startup Knight was launched in 2012 by Byte Orbit to promulgate, support and embrace....

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    Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first time, by software company Byte Orbit. The premise of the competition is to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform...

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  • Entries are being sought for this year’s Startup Knight competition which is seeking innovative tech startups who could win up to R200,000 in prize money to help develop their business. The competitions’ organisers are looking for the...

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    Software company Byte Orbit launched Startup Knight in 2012 as a competition to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform. It has opened the 2013 competition again but...

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    Money may not literally make the world go around, but it sure as hell makes launching a new business easier. So when one of South Africa’s most generously funded start-up compos launches it’s time to sharpening your pencils for the entry...

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  • South African software company Byte Orbit has opened applications for its second Startup Knight competition to award startups and assist with ongoing support...

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    Entries are again open for the Startup Knight competition, which is aimed at helping local software-based tech start-ups succeed. Startup Knight was first launched in 2012 by software company Byte Orbit. According to a statement released by the company...

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    Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first time, by software company Byte Orbit. The premise of the competition is to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform. Many competitions...

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  • Software Based Competition Startup-Knight Makes its Sophomore Return to South Africa - Byte Orbit has opened applications for this year’s Startup Knight software competition in South Africa as it makes its second return to the spur the software industry....

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    Startup Knight, a competition for early stage South African software-based tech startups, is back for a second year. Entries are open until 24th October and winner will be announced the following week. Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first...

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    3 October 2013 – Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first time, by software company Byte Orbit. The premise of the competition is to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform...

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  • Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first time, by software company Byte Orbit. The premise of the competition is to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform. Many competitions...

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    Startup Knight 2013 Launched.

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    Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first time, by software company Byte Orbit. The premise of the competition is to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform. Many competitions...

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  • Startup Knight was launched in 2012 for the first time, by software company Byte Orbit. The premise of the competition is to promulgate, support and embrace tech startups in South Africa by offering a disruptive competition platform. Many competitions...

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    This year’s Startup Knight competition, which was launched last year by software company Byte Orbit, is now underway, and offers some rather hefty cash prizes. The competition has two phases, each with their own prize. The first is a concept phase...

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