Pupils win big at Youth Entrepreneurship Awards

Youth development programme Step Up 2 A Start Up awards young scholars over R2.5 million in prizes for their digital innovations.

5 Dec

Microsoft Head Start: an end-to-end programme built to help tech startups grow

Tech startups could make SA more globally competitive, aid in creating jobs.


Ex-govt pension fund boss named Uprise.Africa chairman

Prabir Badal will provide governance oversight over the executives, and monitor the execution of the business strategy.

23 Nov

Stokvel investment app wins Seedstars World SA

The Franc app wins the local leg of Seedstars World, standing a chance to win $1 million in funding at the finals.


How SA tech start-ups scale and succeed

Online technology enables tech-driven start-ups to scale and look beyond local markets for funding and business expansion, says Webber Wentzel.


Simply targets African expansion after funding boost

Simply Financial Services' multimillion-rand funding injection will be used to achieve its growth aspirations in Africa.

21 Nov

Driving financial inclusion through mobility

MoVAS Group has worked closely with Microsoft, through its 4Afrika Initiative, to develop and scale its solution.


Dimension Data expands Silicon Cape partnership

Dimension Data cements formal partnership with Silicon Cape as part of innovation strategy expansion, and announces NTT Data Open Innovation Challenge for start-ups.

20 Nov

Local innovator develops HoloDome

The HoloDome allows multiple people to experience 360-degree content in 4K resolution without the need of a VR headset.

20 Nov

Kenyan start-up Sendy plans second fundraising

The app linking delivery drivers with customers has so far raised $3 million and plans a second round of fundraising to expand in East Africa.

19 Nov

Local chatbot developer gets R7m funding

Kalon Venture Partners and VC Compass invest in financial services chatbot provider, FinChatBot.