Can technology hubs ignite SA’s start-ups?
Technology hubs are popping up in Africa at a rapid rate. According to Venture Capital for Africa, a new African hub is being launched nearly every two weeks. At last count, the BBC reported that there are more than 50 tech hubs, labs, incubators and accelerators in Africa, covering more than 20 countries. In October 2012, africahubs.crowdmap.com reported that there were 73 technology hubs, 63 business incubators, 13 university tech labs and 18 hackerspaces in Africa.