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.


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.


‘Tech Girl’ Samantha Wright: Be more human

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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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.