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4:50

Beyond lockdown – how do SMEs recover?

Bridget du Toit, head of sales and services at EasyBiz Technologies, explores strategies SMEs could consider when weathering the storm and preparing for the months ahead.

1:50
Wednesday

Hunt begins for cleantech companies in SA

GreenCape calls for local cleantech companies to apply to join the Solar Impulse Foundation 1 000 Efficient Solutions Label portfolio.

3:30
Tuesday

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.

1:50
Tuesday

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.

4:00

ProfitShare secures R100m from SA SME Fund

The funding will allow ProfitShare to partner with more small and medium businesses to provide much-needed capital to catalyse growth.

5:20

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.

3:00

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.

5:40

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.

2:00

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.

2:30

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.

5:30

EXCLUSIVE: New MVNO Sakeng Mobile to launch in SA

South African-based business Sakeng is looking to officially debut a mobile virtual network operator, called Sakeng Mobile, in August.

2:10
30 Jun

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.