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TWR: Sexy ice dancers, Gigaba’s startup fund & a Land Rover phone

Welcome to The Weekly Roundup where we discuss the latest in tech and startup news!

This week, Andy Walker hosts Daniel Mpala and Julia Breakey.

We kick off the episode by discussing everyone’s favourite ice dancing duo (or, you know, the two they remember exist only every four years), Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. The Canadians bagged gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang this week — but it’s the mystery surrounding their relationship that has kept the internet tuning in.

This week, the team talk the Winter Olympics, Gigaba’s R2.1-billion startup fun, and a Land Rover smartphone

Daniel then discusses Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s announcement of a R2.1-billion startup fund. How it will function is yet unclear as relevant parties have refused to discuss the fund with Ventureburn.

Finally, Andy talks the latest Land Rover… smartphone? The major car brand has announced an ultra-sturdy smartphone for those who spend their lives away from a plug point and signal.

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Author | Julia Breakey

Julia Breakey
Julia is a UCT film graduate with a passion for dogs, media, and dog-centric media. If she's not gushing about the new television show that you need to watch, she's rewatching The Good Place (which you need to watch). More

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