ICT Indaba - Egoli Jozi News

Nisha Maharaj, Managing Director of Niche Integrated Solutions, reiterated that this conference was triggered by recent PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey findings .

She also argued that TechX Africa is an impressive opportunity to experience next generation thinking and philosophy fueled by woman in Tech, transporting you into the era of Purposeful Cost and Market disruption.

According to her such platforms brings the local top ICT companies and world leaders in ICT, together with local small and emerging ICT entrepreneurs as well as women in technology to create a vehicle that allows ICT talent to be ported across Africa.

“The value the bigger companies bring to sme is in their partnerships that fosters technology and skills transfer through supply chain inclusion, local implementations and local support.”

Her main bone of contention was that TechXAfrica was created to address some of the main challenges faced by entrepreneurs, adding that African entrepreneurs faced the following challenges.:

Attracting customers;
Maintaining profitability;
Increasing revenue;
Uncertainty over economic conditions;
Securing financing for expansion.

Speaking to this reporter on the sidelines, Maharaj said in her business philosophy of life she was largely inspired by people.

“My belief is that entrepreneurs need to be taken care off for the betterment of the society.”

She also stressed that such events are a platform for smaller organizations to showcase their talent.”