AWS pledges R365m towards SME empowerment

Trade and industry department and AWS agree to help bring black-owned small ICT businesses into the mainstream economy.


Cape Town among top cities to establish tech start-up

The Mother City ranks 51 out of 75 cities considered to be ideal areas to establish a tech start-up or digital venture.


Fujitsu delivers refreshed PRIMERGY mono-socket servers

The servers are a cost-effective on-premises alternative to the cloud, especially for office tasks such as powering shared databases and for use at the network edge, says Christian Leutner, Head of Product Sales Europe at Fujitsu.


Govt intros new digital portal for company registration

The Department of Trade and Industry launches an online portal  which allows entrepreneurs to register a company within a day.


Africa tech hub ecosystem surges

Technology hubs thrive across Africa, with a total of 643 identified as of October, as the continent seeks to create its next ‘unicorns’.


The AHUB at AfricaCom connects start-ups with investors

One of the attractions returning to AfricaCom is the AHUB, where investors can meet market-ready start-ups.


Govt, Microsoft launch digital lab for black industrialists

The project will help create value for black-owned businesses and assist them to maintain a competitive advantage in a digital-first world.


Mastercard Foundation seeks innovative edtech start-ups

Edtech start-ups from across Africa are invited to submit solutions aimed at improving access to quality education.


Collaboration sees two SMEs grow

The seven-year partnership sees DEVELOP South Africa and Evolution Technology Group supply and service DEVELOP ineo devices throughout SA each year.


SMEs advocate smart govt procurement processes

Government is urged to favour smart procurement, with SMEs expressing frustration with current processes.

29 Oct

uKheshe, MindBridge win SA leg of global fintech competition

The winners of the 2019 Global Fintech Hackcelerator @ Southern Africa will compete for the top global prize in Singapore.