Capitec-backed Imvelo Ventures invests in Quench delivery app
Vodacom boosts financial services drive with SME solution
The VodaTrade digital platform enables SMEs to transact with large organisations, receive orders and issue invoices, without worrying about backend challenges.
TuksNovation partners French institution to accelerate start-ups
The University of Pretoria expands its partnership with French-based Institut Mines-Télécom, to incubate technology start-ups.
HAVAÍC taps Universum Wealth to establish new fund
African venture capital firm HAVAÍC enters a joint-venture with Universum Wealth, to establish a new Pan-African start-up investment fund.
Visa’s ‘tap to phone’ makes its South African debut
The digital payment service allows local businesses to accept contactless payments on any NFC-enabled Android device with no need for additional hardware.
Local start-up Stitch raises R60m funding
The start-up company says this is the largest investment to date in a pure-play African fintech infrastructure firm.
Setup a Startup debuts investor-led digital platform
The Investment Readiness Programme and digital marketplace will be launched via a webinar on 4 March.
Cape tech initiative names finalists of township tech hackathon
The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative readies to crown the best township tech solution after selecting the finalists in its hackathon challenge.
Defy to host a sustainable living hackathon, Hack The Normal
Appliance giant Defy will be hosting an online hackathon from 5 to 7 March.
E-commerce Day aspires to build sustainable virtual businesses
South Africa’s e-commerce industry players set up E-commerce Day, an initiative to support and help grow the local online shopping sector.
Visa seeks Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘brilliant’ fintech firms
The global financial services company calls on Sub-Saharan Africa fintech start-ups to enter the regional leg of its Everywhere Initiative.
Naspers sets sights on ‘exciting’ edutech sector in Africa, Asia
The global Internet titan says it has a gripping business case, and potential for the sector is compounded by Africa and Asia placing a premium on education.