Start-ups
Tuesday

Nedbank brings Plug and Play Fintech to SA

Nedbank's Disruption Agenda event is seen as an integral first step for opening a Plug and Play Innovation Hub in SA in 2019.

8 Aug

$10m Jack Ma prize will support African digital start-ups

The Alibaba executive chairman announces a prize for African entrepreneurs, to support exemplary young Internet leaders.

Advertiza ICO to fund mobile app development

The local start-up will launch an initial coin offering in the third quarter in a bid to raise funds for the completion of its mobile app.

Silicon Cape embarks on new membership strategy

The organisation aims to become more diverse, financially independent and sustainable, as well as attract new members.

7 Aug

Tuks to groom tech-skilled entrepreneurs

The University of Pretoria's new innovation hub will promote tech entrepreneurship at an academic level, in an attempt to address SA's unemployment challenge.

Stellenbosch to host African fintech event

The 2018 African Fintech Unconference looks to boost collaborative fintech partnerships across the continent.

3 Aug

SAP brings #sheinnovates festival to SA

SAP facilitates the gender equality conversation in the tech industry through the #sheinnovates festival.

MTN crowns best in IOT

An industrial IOT monitoring system gets the nod as the top IOT solution of 2018 at the MTN Business IOT Conference and Mind2Machine Awards.

Cape Town tops as tech employment hub

The region's tech entrepreneurial ecosystem shows promise to be a key driver of economic growth and job creation, and is already the most productive tech sector in Africa.

AlphaCode dangles R16m for aspiring SA fintech firms

The incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle wants to boost start-ups that have the potential to change the face of financial services.

Carpool start-up Jumpin Rides raises R1.8m funding

The investment will be used to launch mobile apps, fund online and offline marketing, and expansion into other African markets.