OfferZen Blog

Insights about the South African tech industry and software development.

Topic: Industry insights
Expert Guide on How to Make a Badass UI/UX Portfolio
Portfolios are the one thing allowing UI/UX designers to stand out - even more so than CVs. Here are the tips from experts at Dropbox, InVision and Glucode.
by Marike Brown - 2 May 2018
Topic: Interviews
Outsourcing Financial Management: The Perks of a Virtual CFO
OutsourcedCFO is a Cape Town-based financial management boutique that gives emerging companies access to the skills typically associated with a Chief Financial Officer...
by Helené van Tonder - 10 August 2017
Topic: Interviews
AMA with Estiaan le Roux - Head of Product at SnapScan
Estiaan le Roux has been part of SnapScan since its inception, and is currently the Head of Product. On Friday, 2 June, the ZATech Slack community hosted an AMA with...
by Helené van Tonder - 8 June 2017
Topic: Interviews
Inside JUMO's Development Team
JUMO is a financial services marketplace. Using behavioural data from mobile usage, their predictive technology creates highly accurate credit ratings for people - a “JUMO...
by Helené van Tonder - 31 May 2017
Topic: Interviews
How I quit Google and lost $100k - Interview with Jason Grishkoff
With his brainchild Indie Shuffle, Jason Grishkoff has created a music blog that, eight years after its launch, is still one of the most popular music sites on the web. It...
by Anne Gonschorek - 30 May 2017
Topic: Interviews
Bootstrapper: Nic Harry - A business built on colorful socks
Nic Haralambous talks about his bootstrapped project Nic Harry. Tapping into the gap of creative accessories for men, his bamboo socks lead to a entire range of lifestyle...
by Anne Gonschorek - 26 May 2017
Topic: Interviews
Why 2U spent R1.38 billion to acquire GetSmarter
Nasdaq-listed digital education platform 2U recently acquired Cape Town based GetSmarter for R1,38 billion. OfferZen met with 2U’s COO Susan Cates to chat about why she...
by Anne Gonschorek - 25 May 2017
Topic: Interviews
Bootstrapper: Rudolph Koegelenberg on CaptureFit
Rudolph Koegelenberg talks about his bootstrapped project, CaptureFit. As a keen sportsman and active member of the fitness community, he's seen the demand for an online...
by Helené van Tonder - 11 May 2017
Topic: Interviews
Bootstrapper: Nic Malan on Reflex Warmers
Nic Malan from ZA Tech Slack community talks about his bootstrapped project, Reflex Warmers. It's a "real world" project and quite different from the other coding projects...
by Helené van Tonder - 4 May 2017
Topic: Interviews
How TaxTim turned the unsexy task of tax into a business
TaxTim makes tax returns easy through a virtual assistant called Tim. Many taxpayers don’t feel comfortable doing their taxes by themselves online. In 2016, 5.1m people...
by Helené van Tonder - 26 April 2017
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