Start-ups
4:30
Thursday

MS skills programmes to help SMEs pump R81bn into economy

The Azure data centres, combined with Microsoft’s skills development initiatives, will empower SMEs to contribute billions to SA’s economic growth by 2022, says the company.

2:20

SA fintech teams to hack their way to Singapore

Twelve local start-ups are competing for two spots at the Global Fintech Hackcelerator.

1:40
Monday

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey heads to SA

The billionaire says he will visit Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa to engage with entrepreneurs.

1:40

IT veteran Schofield holds fort at B-BBEE ICT council

The ICT Council appoints Adrian Schofield as acting CEO as it searches for a new head.

2:40
Monday

MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

After facing several challenges in the countries it operates in, MTN looks to drive financial inclusion, empower SMEs, and create jobs.

2:30

GoDaddy upbeat about future in SA

The world's biggest Web host sees growth prospects in the local market, as it helps SMEs build a digital presence that serves their business.

2:50

Cape innovation, tech initiative hosts Duchess of Sussex

Meghan Markle engages some female entrepreneurs who participated in the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative.

3:00

Michael Jordaan-backed Snapplify rises R29m expansion capital

The educational technology company receives $2 million from two venture capital firms.

4:30

VC firms invested R1.5bn in SA start-ups in 2018

SA’s venture capital industry saw robust growth last year, with 181 new VC deals signed despite a tough economic climate.

2:10
20 Sep

Airbnb listing plans in motion

The app-based hospitality booking service says it plans to go public next year, but no further details have been shared.

3:30

SA SME Fund, TIA co-invest R350m in tech start-ups

The organisations form a partnership to invest in a hardware tech incubator, University Technology Fund and biotechnology.