Digitalisation can unlock further SME growth
Technology, particularly in the bedrock SME space, is the key to expanding the taxpayer base and boosting the economy.
Agritech app developer scoops entrepreneurship award
The Basket online shopping app, created by Lunga Momoza, connects fruit and vegetable farmers to a direct market.
Google opens applications for R64m fund targeting Africa
Selected start-ups will receive $50 000 to $100 000 cash awards and up to $200 000 in Google Cloud credits.
Govt intros ‘app store’ to promote proudly South African tech
Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni launches the DigiTech platform to showcase local tech entrepreneurs’ digital products and apps.
Nedbank backs emergency response platform RapidDeploy
The bank says it’s the first South African firm to invest in RapidDeploy, established in SA with US headquarters.
Agritech start-up Nile gets R40m Naspers boost
The investment is part of a R83 million equity round led by Naspers Foundry, alongside new investors.
Business is not only about making money, it's also about managing it
Small business should avoid over-investing in technology, especially when that solution might be available at no cost or as a minimal subscription, says Johannes Groenewald, GM, Demand Factory at Tarsus Distribution.
CTown readies stage for next screentech sector event
The city positions to lead the burgeoning screentech sector, preparing a series of ecosystem support events.
Sasfin invests millions in SME digital banking services
The financial services group augments its digital banking platforms and grows its SME lending offerings.
App looks to improve access to cost-effective healthcare
Kena Health’s plans for the app’s future include more language choices and healthcare management tools.
Telkom Business offers AI speech-to-text service
The firm collaborates with Enlabeler to introduce an AI-driven transcription and translation platform for SMEs.