Entrepreneurs Tackle Pressing Problems at Startup Weekend Cape Town

Dreams in South Africa are big. Entrepreneurship leveraging new technology is critical to the evolution of society; innovation is imperative to healing a nation once torn apart by apartheid. As Nelson Mandela once said, "Vision without action is just a dream, action without vision just passes the time, and vision with action can change the world."

Entrepreneurial hopes in South Africa aren't so much about building out a new idea just so you can quit your day job and start doing your own thing. Startups aren't necessarily launched to be bought up by Google or Salesforce. Those are American ambitions. Here, startup concepts are truly about making life easier, healthier and safer for pe