Ahead of this week's "Talk And Fireside Chat" about starting up and scaling across 14 African countries, iAfrikan had a Twitter chat session with one of the event speakers and Founder of Fuseware - Michal Wronski. Some of Africa's Technology and Social Media Experts joined in the conversation and the following is how it all went down.
We invite you all to be part of the conversation and send us questions/comments using the hashtag #StartupJozi— iAfrikan (@iafrikan) June 17, 2015
Our team will be keeping track of the hashtag & the Top2 questions win double tickets to the next #startupJozi event (25 June at Ogilvy SA)— iAfrikan (@iafrikan) June 17, 2015
Studied elec/comp eng. at UCT, worked as an engineer for 1y before deciding I wanted to make a bigger impact as an entrepreneur #StartupJozi— Mike Wronski (@mikewronski) June 17, 2015
The future for digi media and the broader ICT market in Africa is very bright, and I am humbled and excited to be in the space #StartupJozi— Mike Wronski (@mikewronski) June 17, 2015
@BrettMagill My first major client in 2010 was Nokia, who put big budget behind social research! Corps want innovation, implementation slow— Mike Wronski (@mikewronski) June 17, 2015
I hope I've given everyone a fair chance 2 ask questions. I need 2 close the session now. Catch us next week @ the actual event #StartupJozi— iAfrikan (@iafrikan) June 17, 2015
Thank you to everyone who joined and contributed to the chat. We'll be announcing the winner of the #StartupJozi tickets shortly.— iAfrikan (@iafrikan) June 17, 2015
We like to keep our chat sessions shorter than an hour but Twitter had other plans. Picking up from Mike's tweet about low cost smartphones and data taking over the market in coming years:
Mike's tweet about government regulations being a hurdle for startups caught Jonathan Daniel's attention:
There were more "off the hashtag" tweets around the chat session that we haven't captured here. To get more insight on some of the topics discussed and a chance to network with some of South Africa's Technology and Social Media Experts, join us on the 25th of June at Ogilvy and Mather Johannesburg.