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Geekulcha creates and enables platforms for Innovation and Creativity while exposing young talent and skills to the industry for opportuinities.

What does Geekulcha actually do?

As a platform for ICT talent, Geekulcha exist to create and enable platforms for Innovation and Creativity. While driving impact, Geekulcha also helps organizations achieve their mandate by providing services that it offers. Geekulcha ready to work with your organization.

With vast experience in the tech ecosystem, Geekulcha will help your organization fulfil its goals by rendering services that are localized for the South African tech ecosystem context.

Clients

Local & International

Existance

Physical & Online

Development

Human and Tech

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19 000+

Geekulcha Community

257

Hackathons

1080+

Hardware Makers

5 9000+

Software Devs



Upcoming Events...


  • NCDev Hackathon

    NCDev Ecosystem Free Northern Cape

    More info to come

  • MTN Business App Academy (Advanced Cohort)

    MTN Business Free Virtual

    The MTN Business App Academy is a SETA accredited online app development programme, where you will be mentored and tutored by experts in the field, ensuring that you are up-skilled for a future career...

  • NCDev Women's Summit

    NCDev Ecosystem Free Kimberley

    More info to come.



  • More Events

The Geek Culture For You

How do I become part of the Geekulcha team?
Although the organization is limited with resources, various ways are made to help local Geeks and industry be part of the Geekulcha platform including:

  • Community Member: Staying up to date with the shifts of the industry and opportuinities
  • Lead Geekulcha on Campus: Be part of the GKSS structures on campus
  • Provincial Champion: Represent Geekulcha at your own province
  • Mentor: Support local Geeks with their growth paths
  • Future GeekStar: School learners can become scholars through the VacWork programme


I want my child to learn how to code
We have the Future GeekStars initiative which is used as a platform to monitor the progression of learners from high school to tertiary level and then to the job market so that the transition is made easy.

The main focus is on skills development and fostering entrepreneurship and innovation that will make them be active leaders of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

School learners may be registered for the holiday VacWork programme.

Checkout the VacWork
I'm a student at a university, how can Geekulcha help me?
Geekulcha was primary created for university students and still has a key focus on them hence the organization leverages on academic partnerships to create and enable more opportuinities for students.

Students at universities can take part of these programmes:

  • Student Leadership on campus (GKSS)
  • Hackathons and Mapathons
  • Student VacWork Programme
Mentor for GKSS Programme
I have an app idea, can Geekulcha assist?
In most cases, Geekulcha crew would be busy with other projects and as such, we owuld refer you to a developer in the community.
Does Geekulcha have any presence ko kasi or in rural areas?
From time to time we host the programmes in the townships. Digital Literacy programmes or trainings are set fr rural and remote areas.

Support The Ecosystem


Born out of a Facebook Group (INNOvatorz.IT), Geekulcha seeks to build a strong Geek Culture in South Africa to realize a state of more Producers than Consumers. Geekulcha champions these aspects:

  • Tech Excitation: Geekulcha has a variety of localized tech programmes for the digital emancitipation

  • Geeks Thoughts: Young Geeks have a platform to share their thoughts, discover and be discovered in the industry

  • Young Talent: Enabling and nurturing young talent to be the next best in tech industry

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The Development Mantra

Geekulcha belivese in development - building capacity from where one is. All the programmes are designed to cater for different personas and champions the notion of enterprising mankind through social, economic and civic participation.

Starting Young

Building excitation and enlightenment onto young minds from high school. Geekulcha guards tomorrow's Geek Culture.

Young Professionals

Development onto one's career and getting exposed to opportuinities. The programmes exposes techies to technologies and industry leaders.

Tertiary - Student Growth

Academic excellence through tech and innovation leadership on campus. The GKSS initiative also builds Tech and Innovation capacity.

Marginalised Communities

People from low-income, the elderly, women & girls, people lving with disabilities, rural/remote areas and historical marginalised.

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Geekulcha In The News



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