Mukuru perseveres to become African fintech powerhouse
Tech start-ups cut nearly 70 000 jobs in four months
Uber, Groupon and Airbnb had the biggest layoffs resulting from the economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, says BuyShares.
Cell C searches for next big tech ideas to invest in
The telco’s Innovation Challenge offers the opportunity to access interest-free loans, mentorship and the chance to work with Cell C as a supplier.
Tech start-ups paint contrasting picture of COVID-19 impact
While it’s not business as usual for tech start-ups, the coronavirus pandemic has presented a contrast of both opportunities and drawbacks.
Analysts predict billion-dollar surge of blockchain tech market
A new report by Future Market Insights says blockchain-based supply chain management is the primary use case in the global market.
Inventive ‘tech gems’ hard to find, say SA venture capitalists
Lack of high-quality tech innovations and an overflow of unicorn replicas hamper venture capitalists’ ambitions of investing in local SMEs.
Mama Money taps into Western Union’s global footprint
The fintech firm says the Western Union partnership is set to fast-track its growth in the international money transfer business.
SA tech entrepreneurs encouraged to develop African ‘unicorn’
The 1 000 Tech Entrepreneurs Campaign attracts interest from tech enthusiasts and industry partners a few weeks after its launch.
Naspers eyes bigger market share in educational tech
The company strengthens its education tech business through expansion and investing a further combined R1 billion in two start-ups.