Read time 2:50

Google pledges $6m to start-ups in Africa

The tech giant hosts a competition for African tech-based NGOs to apply for up to $6 million in funding through the Google Impact Challenge.

GoldPhish debuts free cyber security training for SMEs


For smaller businesses, a lack of IT security isn't about not caring; it's about a lack of available budget, the company says.

Rugby player creates home improvement app


HomeFixer collects the details of home improvement tradesmen into one app to make it easier for renovators to find reliable service providers.

Smartcall launches ICT learnership programme


The telecoms firm will teach ICT skills including cellular, Internet connectivity services and mobile expertise.

AWS, GirlCode seek female-headed SMEs

18 May

Amazon Web Services partners with the local social enterprise to empower 30 local SMEs, and provide them with free cloud computing training.

Wake-up time for SMEs

17 May

IT management as a service helps smaller companies to cope in a world of disruption.

SwiftVee a winner of MEST start-up challenge

The incubator is one of four regional winners of the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology Africa contest.

Black lobby group threatens to derail ICASA hearings

15 May

The Progressive Blacks in ICT claims the regulator snubbed it when it excluded it from making presentations at this week's hearings.

Cost aggregation can lead to job creation

Reducing telephony costs for small contact centres makes the industry more feasible for SMEs, which have been identified as the key to future job creation.

Incubator provides French connection for SA SMEs

Cape Town-based French South African Tech Labs opens applications for its third cohort of start-ups.