Silicon Valley Firm Sets Up Shop in SA

Silicon Valley Firm Sets Up Shop in SA


A social networking site based in Palo Alto, California, has just opened a Cape Town office. The city, also referred to as the “Mini African Silicon Valley”, is rapidly developing into a hub for web start-ups., which has just successfully raised additional funding, has gained over a million active users and is significantly increasing the size of its operations.

The social picture and inspiration sharing platform currently boasts a rapidly growing user base, primarily in Europe and the United States. More than 1.2 million unique visitors are recorded every month.

Adding to the company’s success, Piccing recently completed substantial round A funding.

This comes after two successful seed rounds and will help drive a substantial expansion of the programming and content development office in Cape Town.



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