Start-ups
3:20
14 Aug

Nedbank brings Plug and Play Fintech to SA

Nedbank's Disruption Agenda event is seen as an integral first step for opening a Plug and Play Innovation Hub in SA in 2019.

4:00
8 Aug

$10m Jack Ma prize will support African digital start-ups

The Alibaba executive chairman announces a prize for African entrepreneurs, to support exemplary young Internet leaders.

2:50

Advertiza ICO to fund mobile app development

The local start-up will launch an initial coin offering in the third quarter in a bid to raise funds for the completion of its mobile app.

3:00

Silicon Cape embarks on new membership strategy

The organisation aims to become more diverse, financially independent and sustainable, as well as attract new members.

3:20
7 Aug

Tuks to groom tech-skilled entrepreneurs

The University of Pretoria's new innovation hub will promote tech entrepreneurship at an academic level, in an attempt to address SA's unemployment challenge.

1:40

Stellenbosch to host African fintech event

The 2018 African Fintech Unconference looks to boost collaborative fintech partnerships across the continent.

2:10
3 Aug

SAP brings #sheinnovates festival to SA

SAP facilitates the gender equality conversation in the tech industry through the #sheinnovates festival.

3:30

MTN crowns best in IOT

An industrial IOT monitoring system gets the nod as the top IOT solution of 2018 at the MTN Business IOT Conference and Mind2Machine Awards.

4:20

Cape Town tops as tech employment hub

The region's tech entrepreneurial ecosystem shows promise to be a key driver of economic growth and job creation, and is already the most productive tech sector in Africa.

2:10

AlphaCode dangles R16m for aspiring SA fintech firms

The incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle wants to boost start-ups that have the potential to change the face of financial services.

3:10

Carpool start-up Jumpin Rides raises R1.8m funding

The investment will be used to launch mobile apps, fund online and offline marketing, and expansion into other African markets.