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The Top 10 Stories of the Week: Your Email Pitch is Awful, States with the Worst Pay Gaps for Women, and Y Combinator Acquired?

By | Jun 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech Cocktail’s posts from this week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…



Medyear’s Documentary on HIV/AIDS in Africa Highlights Software’s Ability to Affect Social Change

By | Jun 5, 2014 at 3:36 pm

On Monday, NYC-based startup Medyear released a short documentary on the social stigmatization of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, and how mere access to privacy tools can significantly improve the treatment of those dealing with the virus. Aside from highlighting the social impact that startups can continue…


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Cape Town’s Startup Ecosystem is Teeming with Innovation and Rich Culture

By | Mar 20, 2014 at 3:20 pm

Within the startup space, there are literally hundreds of companies around the world that are competing with each other using similar ideas. Taking a glimpse at software alone, things get pretty apparent – go through the App Store or Google Play and you’ll find…

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4 Startups Win Big at the 1776 Challenge Cup Tour in Cape Town

By | Feb 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Our good buddies over at 1776 stopped by Cape Town, South Africa for another exciting episode of the Challenge Cup Tour. On Saturday, February 1, Cape Town’s coworking space and startup hub 88 mph hosted 17 different startup founders as they pitched their ideas…