Tech start-ups paint contrasting picture of COVID-19 impact
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.
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.
MTN, CWU continue court battle over store sell-off plan
The telco says the union mistook its courteous engagements with it as an actual right in law that it had to be consulted with.
Telkom transforms Yellow Pages with new SME platform
The telco says the Yep! digital marketplace will play a critical role in ensuring the survival of the country’s small businesses.
Bryan Habana’s fintech firm awarded R1.7m in grant funding
Fintech start-up Paymenow has been accepted into the Catalyst Fund accelerator programme and awarded R1.7m in grant capital.
Airbnb questions exclusion from level three lockdown changes
The home-sharing firm expresses disappointment, saying it was overlooked in favour of licensed hotel chains in advanced level three announcements.
Local start-up moves to help SMEs through COVID-19
Nybble Technologies is offering free support for SMEs registered on its LittleFish e-commerce platform.