Upcoming African startup events, Sept 4-9

Successful business ideas are carefully tailored and brought up in specific environments. Environments that can sustain, innovate and integrate with the complex reality of business. Here’s everything you need to know about upcoming technology events in Kenya, South Africa and Uganda in a week.

- Kenya
Valuation for African StartUps
When: 4th September
Where: iHub, Nairobi

Valuation for African Startups is an event for tech-preneurs that discusses how to really quantify how much their ideas are worth when investors come knocking. On September 4th from 6-8 p.m at the iHub, Savannah Fund managing partner Mbwana Alliy will walk the iHub community through Valuation Theory basics.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 04.09.2012

- South Africa
Africa’s largest Hack Boot Camp for Trade Transparency
When: 3rd-5th September
Where: RLabs, 66 Tarentaal Road, Bridgetown, Cape Town

Africa’s largest Hack Boot Camp for Trade Transparency is an event whose aim is to provide consumers with information on how trade-related costs and trade barriers such as tariffs affect them by raising the prices of the goods they buy. Cash prizes for the best ideas, marketing and support will be on offer as the best techies, developers, designers, creatives and activists will gather to create visualisations, interactive tools, mobile, web and social applications to illustrate the impact of trade barriers on the prices of everyday products.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 04.09.2012
Sponsors: RLabs, DFID, MXit Reach

TheNextWeb’s Startup World Competition Cape Town
When: 5th September
Where: Ogilvy, 41 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town

TheNextWeb’s Startup World Competition is a pitching event for Startup World competition in Cape Town. Startup World is an initiative to promote startups, entrepreneurship and technology through a global competition to find the world’s most innovative startups. The event will be hosted by Hermione Way, Video Director for The Next Web.

Charges: Free, Donations accepted
Registration ends: 05.09.2012

Silicon Cape VC Office Hours
When: 7th September
Where: Ogilvy, 41 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town

VC Office Hours is a new monthly initiative by Silicon Cape where startups get a chance to ask an investor specific questions regarding the funding processes and aspects different of your entrepreneurship. The format of the sessions will be that six start-up teams and will get a 30-minute question slot on the first Friday of each month with a funder.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 03.09.2012

SharePoint Saturday Cape Town
When: 8th September
Where: Sanlam Head Office, 2 Strand Road (off Voortrekker Road), Bellville, Cape Town

SharePoint Saturday is an educational, informative and lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals & MVPs, covering a wide variety of topics focused on Microsoft SharePoint technologies. The September edition of this event will feature multiple tracks, including a first for Cape Town – A HackPoint.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 08.09.2012

- Uganda
Hack&Tell with Googlers
When: 4th September
Where: Outbox Hub, Soliz House, Kampala

Hack&Tell with Googlers is an event by Google Technology User Groups (GTUG Kampala ) that brings together members and application developers who have implemented some cool hacks using Google technologies. Members will be allowed to demo their hacks-could be a mobile app, a website, a game service- in front of a crowd of hackers for five minutes. In the end members will have some free pizza and a few drinks at the bar and time to socialize in real life.

Charges: Free
Registration ends: 03.09.2012

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