SA Startup events you’d want to attend this week


We used to have this as part of our landing page, however since we took a different approach to what we want our visitors to interact with, we decided to turn our Startup events calendar into a weekly blog post.

Should you happen to be looking for tech events in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, or Durban, well you’re in luck we’ve got a list of curated events that’s right up your alley.

To view the event page, simply click on the name.

Cape Town

March React Meetup at Allan Gray

Thursday, 1 March 2018 18:00
Allan Gray Silo Square, Cape Town

  • What to bring
    Notebook, a great attitude, your social side! (This is a great opportunity to network with other members in the ReactJS community)

DevOps past Dunbar

Thursday, 1 March 2018 18:30
22seven Theatre 60 Hout St, Corner of Long and Hout streets, Cape Town

This is a talk about scale. Not in MAU, requests a second, or # of containers, but the scale of your organization. The trust espoused in DevOps is easy when all your engineers fit around one table, or on one floor. But what happens when you have so many people you don’t know everyone? How can you trust someone you’ve never even met? What happens when you can no longer keep track of every line of code, every system, or even every team?



CodeFoo, Live interactive TDD session with Brendon Page

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 16:00
The Design Factory The Design Factory, 39 Station Dr, Morningside, Berea, Durban

It is going to be a dynamic session, where it goes is going to be up to the people there on the day, so come ready to ask questions and lets see where we end up.



Learn about the enhancements to the Streams API in Java 9

Monday, 26 February 2018 18:00
JumpCo Cresta Junction, 13 Judges Ave, Cresta, Johannesburg

  • What we’ll do
    This will be a 45 min presentation with samples, questions and answers on Java Streams API with a specific focus on the enhancements in Java 9.

v2018.09 – Mr Karnaugh

Thursday, 1 March 2018 12:00
Doppio Zero Rosebank Restaurant The Firs Shopping Centre, Cradock Ave & Bierman Street, Johannesburg

We’re not strictly discussing Mr Karnaugh although his inventions, and how it affect us today, might just be a great conversation starter.

docker/march – gracious_heisenberg

Thursday, 1 March 201818:30
BBD 1 Newtown Avenue, Killarney, Johannesburg

Learn, Collaborate & Dockerize! Whether an LXC veteran or a bright-eyed moby initiate, let’s explore the Docker ecosystem and learn together. The two talks will be 30 minutes long, and we’ll have snacks 🌯🥗 and drinks 🍺🍷while we talk.



Cloud Study Jam

Saturday, 3 March 2018 09:30
CodeTribe Academy The Innovation Hub, CodeTribe House, South Street, Tshwane South Africa 0087, Pretoria

  • What we’ll do
    GDG Study Jams are large, community-run events that can offer students, professionals to learn as group across multiple product areas. Our sole aim of Cloud Study Pretoria 2018 is to provide training on GCP essentials to young graduates and professionals.