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Cape Town’s entrepreneurial tech sector continues to show strong signs of growth and now employs more people than other peer African cities, according to a new report. The report by global research firm Endeavor Insight, entitled Evaluation and Network Analysis of the Cape Town-Stellenbosch Tech Sector, found that the Cape Town entrepreneurial tech sector now employs between 40,000 and 50,000 people, which is more than double the people employed in the sector in Lagos and Nairobi combined. Lagos and Nairobi are two of the leading tech hubs on the continent. The report was commissioned by the tech incubator Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi), trade and investment promotion agency Wesgro, and the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, with the support of the Western Cape government. Cape Town authorities have been pushing to establish the city as an innovation hub and the Silicon Valley of Africa. The city has produced multiple firms, such as Naspers, GetSmarter and Clickatell, th...

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