Reasons to Invest in the Western Cape Tech Sector

Reasons to Invest in the Western Cape Tech Sector

The Western Cape is Africa’s leading digital hub with the Cape Town/Stellenbosch tech eco-system being the most productive on the continent. Cape Town is also fast establishing a reputation as the Cloud Computing hub of Africa, with a number of new data centres currently being built.

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Reasons to invest

Cape Town is ranked in the top 30 cities at the forefront of global tech (released in February 2019 by Saville consulting).


There is a distinct and established culture of tech innovation and entrepreneurship in the city, so it’s little wonder half of emerging tech companies in South Africa are based in the Western Cape. One need only look at a few of the tech success stories to see how this sector is flourishing: Yoco (Fintech), Aerobotics (Artificial intelligence), SweepSouth (Digital services), Yuppiechef (ecommerce), Recomed (Health & Biotech) and Dataprophet (Artificial Intelligence).

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