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2:20
Wednesday

Vodacom boosts financial services drive with SME solution

The VodaTrade digital platform enables SMEs to transact with large organisations, receive orders and issue invoices, without worrying about backend challenges.

2:50

TuksNovation partners French institution to accelerate start-ups

The University of Pretoria expands its partnership with French-based Institut Mines-Télécom, to incubate technology start-ups.

2:10
Tuesday

HAVAÍC taps Universum Wealth to establish new fund

African venture capital firm HAVAÍC enters a joint-venture with Universum Wealth, to establish a new Pan-African start-up investment fund.

2:40
Tuesday

Visa’s ‘tap to phone’ makes its South African debut

The digital payment service allows local businesses to accept contactless payments on any NFC-enabled Android device with no need for additional hardware.

2:10
26 Feb

Local start-up Stitch raises R60m funding

The start-up company says this is the largest investment to date in a pure-play African fintech infrastructure firm.

2:00

Setup a Startup debuts investor-led digital platform

The Investment Readiness Programme and digital marketplace will be launched via a webinar on 4 March.

2:20

Cape tech initiative names finalists of township tech hackathon

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative readies to crown the best township tech solution after selecting the finalists in its hackathon challenge.

2:30
23 Feb

Defy to host a sustainable living hackathon, Hack The Normal

Appliance giant Defy will be hosting an online hackathon from 5 to 7 March.

3:00

E-commerce Day aspires to build sustainable virtual businesses

South Africa’s e-commerce industry players set up E-commerce Day, an initiative to support and help grow the local online shopping sector.

2:00
23 Feb

Visa seeks Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘brilliant’ fintech firms

The global financial services company calls on Sub-Saharan Africa fintech start-ups to enter the regional leg of its Everywhere Initiative.

3:30
19 Feb

Naspers sets sights on ‘exciting’ edutech sector in Africa, Asia

The global Internet titan says it has a gripping business case, and potential for the sector is compounded by Africa and Asia placing a premium on education.

1:50
18 Feb

African tech start-ups set to reach new heights

The investment and growth prospects for African technology start-ups look promising, says venture capital firm HAVAÍC’s Ian Lessem.