Google seeks African developers for 30 000 scholarships

The tech giant offers scholarships to help African developers become certified on Google Android, mobile Web and cloud technologies.


Fintech firm uses analytics to offer affordable palliative care

New fintech start-up Alignd uses data analytics to profile patients, offering medical schemes affordable healthcare alternatives.


Microsoft to host 'AI Virtual Conference'

Artificial Intelligence is increasingly becoming a necessary technology for businesses to embrace as part of their digital transformation strategy, says Microsoft


Call for nominations for Inspiring Fifty SA

The search is on for the 50 most inspiring women in science, technology, engineering and maths.

9 Apr

Visa leads $170m funding in African fintech firm

With the investment in Branch, Visa wants to bring financial access to billions of people still unreached by banks.

8 Apr

Cisco opens R10m incubation hub in Durban

The US-based networking company opens a smart building, aiming to develop SMEs and speed up their entry into the digital marketplace.


i-Pay rebrands to Ozow, prioritises SME support

Fintech firm i-Pay becomes Ozow, and will for one year offer zero merchant fees to emerging businesses that process under R1 million in monthly transactions.

5 Apr

Indian-based Nihilent opens UX lab in SA

The design thinking facility offers a setting to innovate and drive a deeper understanding of customers.


Collaboration to see launch of 140 tech start-ups

Standard Bank taps Founders Factory Africa to help establish tech-enabled businesses over the next five years.


AWS, Intel court local start-ups

The companies target South African start-up companies before Amazon Web Services launches its data centres next year.


SMEs, big business link up online

An online portal is now available to link registered small businesses to a network of large South African corporations.