Contact Gearburn

General info, social media and subscriptions

For general inquiries for Memeburn, Gearburn, Ventureburn, Motorburn, and Jobsburn, or if you would like to contact one of our authors, email us at info[at]

Should you notice a bug on the site or have a technical query, contact us on support[at]

We’re also available on social media: via Twitter and Facebook (see table below) and Instagram. If you’re interested in seeing us and hearing us, our YouTube and Soundcloud profiles are also worth a visit (even if we say so ourselves).

We have an app for that too! Grab our Android app from Google Play Store here, and our iOS app for iPads and iPhones from Apple’s iTunes store here.

Keep track of our content using RSS and our newsletter too. Our RSS feed URL can be found here, while you can subscribe to our Burn Media newsletter here.

Contributors and advertising

If you’d like to submit an article for consideration or apply to be an author, then you may visit this link to apply. Also, you can find our contributor guidelines, and style guide here.

Or maybe you just need to talk. That’s ok too. It’s a tough world out there. You can get us on info[at] or reach us via that communication device created by Alexander Graham Bell at +27 21 422 0683.

For advertising queries, please contact our general manager Carl Davis at carl.davis[at] For further information and our rate card, have a look at our Advertising page.

Physical address:

Burn Media Group (PTY) Ltd.
1st Floor, Hycastle House
58 Loop Street
Cape Town

Who we are

Burn Media

Burn Media is a multimedia digital publishing house which focuses on the intersection of technology and media, entrepreneurship, cars and gadgets.


Memeburn (pronounced “meem”, not “meh-meh” or “mee mee”) is a website that focuses on everything digital in the emerging markets sphere, from current events in the world of social media, mobile and general technology, to in-depth interviews with the likes of WordPress creator and CEO Matt Mullenweg, Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley, Evernote CEO Phil Libin, the co-creator of Google Now and entrepreneur Richard Branson as well Naspers CEO Koos Bekker, Wired founder Chris Anderson and StumbleUpon CEO Mark Bartels. It is particularly interested in the BRICs*, as well as digital innovation, viral online marketing campaigns and general tech trends.

In 2011, Burn Media launched Memeburn’s gadget news and review sister-site and in 2012, the newest website dedicated to highlighting innovative startups and entrepreneurs, In 2013, car tech site went live.

The sites were founded by South African web entrepreneur Matthew Buckland who previously headed up the Mail & Guardian Online and worked as head of the innovation division at


Gearburn chronicles the latest gadget and gaming news from around the world through written and video reviews, with a hefty side dose of attitude.


Ventureburn is focused on telling the world’s startup news and tech entrepreneurs’ stories from the emerging market sector, covering everything from innovative new businesses and developments in ecommerce to helpful tips for starter entrepreneurs.


Motorburn explores the automotive industry with a tech-savvy perspective, because cars are also gadgets.


Jobsburn serves as a resource for companies and job seekers in the tech sector in broader emerging markets regions. There’s a particular focus on that hard-to-find web-savvy, entrepreneurial talent — ranging from social media specialists, developers, product managers to designers, writers and bloggers.

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