Start-ups
4:00

SA tech start-ups top Startupbootcamp accelerator programme

South African teams top the list of 11 tech start-ups that will participate in Startupbootcamp AfriTech’s three-month accelerator programme.

2:50

New ITA boss prioritises transformation, skills development

Thabo Mofokeng plans to turn the Information Technology Association of SA into a catalyst for participation in the digital economy.

3:50

‘Tech Girl’ Samantha Wright: Be more human

Popular tech blogger and e-sports star urges women not to try fit into stereotypical boxes.

2:00

Sci-tech ministry earmarks R5bn for innovative start-ups

The fund is designed to largely de-risk the early stages of technology commercialisation and business development.

2:20

Naspers increases investment in European e-bike maker

Dott will launch in select cities in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands in the coming months.

2:30

Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge kicks off

Newsrooms looking for support for fresh digital ideas should consider applying for the first MEA Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge.

3:30

Digital marketing agency wins #YouthStartCT challenge

The Afriversity founder has won the entrepreneurial competition for teaching coding and Web design to pupils from disadvantaged communities.

3:10

Facebook moves to combat youth unemployment in SA

The social network has trained almost 5 000 youth in the past year and eyes nationwide expansion of its skills programmes.

2:50

Netcare, Founders scout for African health-tech start-ups

Participating start-ups will have access to global capital, talent and knowledge transfer through the Founders Factory Africa and Netcare initiative.

3:10

Crossfin inks BEE deal with Isaac Mophatlane-led consortium

The African fintech firm plans to take advantage of the huge potential in emerging markets, following its deal with Isaac Mophatlane’s empowerment consortium.

2:50
24 Jun

Nedbank programme empowers Cape entrepreneurs

In partnership with Nedbank, RLabs is giving 50 entrepreneurs the assistance they need to take their businesses to the next level.