Month: September 2011

So what does SA youth think about Mobile advertising?

So what does SA youth think about Mobile advertising?

Over the past week RLabs in collaboration with JamiiX started its 2nd Mobile Report for 2011 (Our first Mobile report is available here). The focus of the report will be on the response of youth (aged 13 – 35) in South Africa to Mobile Advertising. After 5 days of running the Mobile Survey we managed …

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FREE eBook Series: Digital “Alter” Natives with a Cause

FREE eBook Series: Digital “Alter” Natives with a Cause

Hivos (The Hague) and The Centre for Internet and Society (Bangalore) consolidate their 3 year knowledge inquiry into the field of youth, technology and change in the 4 book collective “Digital AlterNatives with a cause?”. I’ve had the privilege of being part of this journey and under the supervision of Nishant Shah and Fieke Jansen …

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Why the world needs more Social Entrepreneurs

Why the world needs more Social Entrepreneurs

Currently in Amsterdam and over the last few weeks I’ve really been thinking about startups and the impact they can have in Society. It is also very difficult to find startups that adds value and meaning in society. Everyone wants to create the next BIG thing to be the next Facebook or Twitter, yet there …

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Mobile stats in Africa

Mobile stats in Africa

Great video by the Praekelt Foundation showing the current mobile phone trends in Africa. We will be revealing some research early next week regarding mobile phones in South Africa. Enjoy the video:

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Scalable Startups (Video)

Scalable Startups (Video)

Steve Blank Serial Entrepreneur and Investor is visiting Aalto University (One of the RLabs partners) gave a public keynote to some 800 students and alumni at the Aalto School of Economics. Favorite quote: “Other half of an entrepreneurial ecosystem is the crazy VCs”.

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Create 4 Millions

Create 4 Millions

Nokia Create 4 Millions from ONEMINSTORY VIDEOS on Vimeo. Share your idea for an app and see it through as it’s developed into reality. Winners will be rewarded with a trip to Nokia World in London in October 2011. In addition, all winners will receive a brand new Nokia dual SIM device. Read more here.

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