Byte Orbit is the proud host and founder of Startup Knight. Byte Orbit provides software development services to small, medium and large businesses. Our services include custom software development, mobile development (IOS, Android, Mobi, Blackberry etc), corporate websites, software solutions, outsource partnerships and consulting.
Standard Bank is one of the big five banks in South Africa and the largest banking institute by assets in Africa. Their involvement is as the platinum sponsor of Startup Knight. Standard Bank has a keen interest to incubate worthy startups and provide opportunities for innovators. It goes without saying that having such a prestigious sponsor onboard raises the integrity and visibility of the competition.
BMW is committed to providing high quality motor vehicles and after-sales service to the community of Cape Town and recognised by customers, suppliers, staff and the community as an outstanding business in terms of quality, performance and social sonsciousness.
We know Africa. We train its leaders. The internationally accredited University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) offers a range of programmes, including the new Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management and Administration, which focuses on acquiring entrepreneurship skills and an entrepreneurial approach to business, among others. USB was the first business school from an African-born university with AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB accreditation.
Takealot.com was officially launched in June 2011 post the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US based Hedge Fund, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. The business was initiated with a simple vision in mind: To be the largest, simplest, most customer centric online shopping destination in Africa. Today takealot.com is one of the fastest growing, most innovative ecommerce retailers on the African continent.
Fast Company – the magazine for business innovators – is set to launch a South African edition in October this year. The most progressive media brand in the world, Fast Company inspires a new breed of innovation and creative thought leaders who are actively inventing the future of business. With engaging narratives as informative as they are entertaining, Fast Company motivates fans to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead proactively and most importantly embrace change.
Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 200 cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer.