Cap 40 Business Awards [fr]
The nine recipients of the Cap 40 Business Awards were revealed on 3 December at an Awards Dinner.
During a gala dinner held on Wednesday 3 December in Granger Bay, Cap 40 unveiled the names of the nine individuals and companies rewarded for their dynamism, innovativeness and contribution to strong economic links between France and the Western Cape:
Best Cap 40 speaker: Alexandre Lemille, founder and managing director of Wizeimpact, for his speech on the integration of sustainable development into business strategies.
Start-up of the year: African Jacquard, a designer and manufacturer of table and kitchen linen.
Innovation Award: Worksheet Cloud, an online app that promotes distance learning; CodeRed, a project which envisions to facilitate response and management of emergency or disaster situations; and RedFish.co.za, a website that allows customers to find vetted, user-rated tradesmen.
Investment Award: Soitec, global leader in the production of semiconductor materials.
Oil & Gas Award: 3C Metal, a company recognized for its expertise in high-pressure piping.
Tourism Award: Marianne Wine Estate, a wine estate located in Simonsberg Valley.
Entrepreneur of the year: Patrick Moreau, for French Oven, a luxury bread and pastry production facility, and Cassis Paris, a group of retail stores delivering cakes, viennoiseries and macaroons across Cape Town.