Start-ups
2:50

Start-up deploys IOT to save precious resources

Cape Town-based Apex Innovation makes use of the Internet of things to resolve the over-consumption of precious resources.

6:00

Agricultural app Khula wins MTN Business App of the Year

The supply chain solution for emerging farmers took home the award for best agriculture solution as well as the top prize of the night.

3:00

Blockchain-based solar start-up gets R7.2m

Sun Exchange receives a $500 000 seed investment from Alphabit, a multimillion-dollar hedge fund.

3:30
Thursday

Crossfin snaps up Crossgate majority stake

The fintech holding company acquires a majority stake in payments enablement firm Crossgate.

2:40
3 Oct

Crossfin unit invests into locally developed virtual assistant

Atura receives investment from Blue Garnet Ventures, the angel funding arm of Crossfin Technology.

1:50
20 Sep

Accenture, YouNoodle seek Africa's top 30 tech start-ups

The companies are on the hunt for 'fire-starters', whose core business demonstrates innovation and exponential growth.

2:30
18 Sep

Goldman Sachs leads R776m JUMO funding

This funding round represents Goldman Sachs' maiden investment into the mobile financial services start-up company.

2:00
Sep 12, 2018

IBM, Tshimologong support digital start-ups

A six-week accelerator programme aims to help entrepreneurs address challenges relating to skills and resources within their start-ups.

4:10
Sep 10, 2018

Business is doing IT for itself

There's an increasing uptick in vendors taking responsibility for creating their own distribution chain, as well as upskilling future participants in the IT industry.

3:00
Sep 6, 2018

Yoco lands R230m in second round of institutional funding

In total, the local point-of-sale payments provider has harvested investments worth R322 million from two rounds of funding.