Growing, building and investing in startups.

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I'm Ollie Rattue (@ollierattue), a software engineer and IT systems expert.

Too Many Tabs is my team of world class developers and designers, headquartered in England with a overseas team in Cape Town, South Africa (GMT+2). We advise, consult, invest and build, forming equity partnerships to create the new new thing.

Building for Silicon Valley from the Silicon Cape.

Cape Town panarama San Francisco skyline

LEAN product development from concept to cash.



We only work with web startups, companies that build something people want and are designed to grow fast.



We always partner for equity, ensuring our goals are aligned. You get to leverage our development team, server infastructure and social media profile.


A unique perspective

Headquarted at the Southern tip of Africa, we bring insights from a different context and an entry point to a rapidly expanding marketplace.



Experiencing growing pains? We can help you scale up to handle high traffic, complex builds, assisting you with project management, scheduling, and planning.



Finding great developers in San Francisco can be hard, and expensive. We search the global workplace to find talent in addition to our team based in Cape Town.



We're constantly evaluating new technologies. This isn't technology for technolgies sake, it's having the edge, being able to move faster, scale quicker and avoiding costly re-builds.

Our clients.

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DisasterSOS logo
Mother and baby elephant


  • Technology consultancy provided.
  • Angel seed funded ($3 million USD).
  • Market leader in Peer-to-Peer boat rentals.


  • Technology consultancy provided.
  • Angel seed funded.
  • 3D crisis mapping in the cloud.

Samkelo Capital

  • South African technology and philanthropic investments.

High performance, scaleable, mobile first technologies.

Amazon Web Services logo Nginx logo MongoDB logo Elasticsearch logo
Node.js logo Backbone.js logo HTML 5 logo PhoneGap logo