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Alan Knott-Craig Jnr is the founder and CEO of Project Isizwe, a non-profit organisation facilitating the roll-out of free Wi-Fi networks across Africa.
Alan Knott-Craig Jnr is the Executive Chairman of Herotel, a brand-new firm providing fast, reliable wireless broadband at affordable rates.
Alan Knott-Craig Jnr was the CEO of Mxit at the time when it was Africa’s largest social network.
Technology entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig Jnr was niche, high-end online newspaper Daily Maverick's first investor.
In 2008 Alan Knott-Craig Jnr wrote a best-selling book, entitled “Don’t Panic”, aimed at persuading South Africans to stay in the country.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Knott-Craig (Jnr).
Whitfield also played a clip of listener Dominique, Alan’s former assistant, who phoned in on 17 April 2009 when he resigned from iBurst.
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I knew I hit the big-time when I made it into Huisgenoot!— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
Loadshedding is temporary!— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
Mxit is still far and away the biggest app to come out of Africa. Unfortunately, WhatsApp came and ate the lunch.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
Daily Maverick is cooking! It’s the most exciting non-profit in the world! That’s a joke.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
Project Isizwe aims to make internet access viewed in the same way as water and electricity.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
By 2017 everyone in the City of Tshwane will be walking distance from free Wi-Fi.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
It’s Government’s duty to make the internet available to everyone in South Africa.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
There’s no reason that, by 2020, we won’t have universal internet access in South Africa.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
Wi-Fi is not dangerous. The whole of America – where you get sued for spilling hot coffee - is covered in Wi-Fi.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
It may look like I’m working hard, but whenever I get kicked out of a company I slow down.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
Almost every problem we’re facing in South Africa can be solved with the clever use of technology.— Alan Knott-Craig Jnr
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