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2:50

TuksNovation partners French institution to accelerate start-ups

The University of Pretoria expands its partnership with French-based Institut Mines-Télécom, to incubate technology start-ups.

2:10
Tuesday

HAVAÍC taps Universum Wealth to establish new fund

African venture capital firm HAVAÍC enters a joint-venture with Universum Wealth, to establish a new Pan-African start-up investment fund.

6:40

Telcos and the SME opportunity

Telcos play a key supporting role in enabling SMEs to shift to a digital business model.

2:40
Tuesday

Visa’s ‘tap to phone’ makes its South African debut

The digital payment service allows local businesses to accept contactless payments on any NFC-enabled Android device with no need for additional hardware.

2:10
26 Feb

Local start-up Stitch raises R60m funding

The start-up company says this is the largest investment to date in a pure-play African fintech infrastructure firm.

2:20

Cape tech initiative names finalists of township tech hackathon

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative readies to crown the best township tech solution after selecting the finalists in its hackathon challenge.

3:00

E-commerce Day aspires to build sustainable virtual businesses

South Africa’s e-commerce industry players set up E-commerce Day, an initiative to support and help grow the local online shopping sector.

2:00
23 Feb

Visa seeks Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘brilliant’ fintech firms

The global financial services company calls on Sub-Saharan Africa fintech start-ups to enter the regional leg of its Everywhere Initiative.

3:10

Creating seamless digital experience for channel partners

All of of Lenovo Data Center Group's business in South Africa goes through the channel.

1:50
18 Feb

African tech start-ups set to reach new heights

The investment and growth prospects for African technology start-ups look promising, says venture capital firm HAVAÍC’s Ian Lessem.

2:50
18 Feb

Capitec-backed Imvelo Ventures invests in bancX expansion

The bancX start-up will use the funding to accelerate the expansion of its experiential cloud-based banking platform globally.

3:30

Africa Beyond 4IR selects new board

The digital innovation hub appoints six board directors who will govern and provide oversight of the non-profit organisation’s ICT programmes.