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3:40

African edtech start-ups selected for Mastercard accelerator

Twelve African edtech start-ups will receive support from Mastercard Foundation’s centre for innovative teaching and learning to scale up their innovations.

3:10

Linking SMEs and alternative energy

The SME sector employs 47% of the workforce in SA, contributes more than 20% of the GDP and pays about 6% of corporate taxes, says Lionel De Oliviera, sales manager at SEIDOR Africa.

2:10

Vodacom’s digital workshop series returns

The company readies for the second instalment of its Fast Forward Series, which aims to help businesses succeed in the 4IR era.

2:40

MultiChoice unveils innovation fund

The fund will invest in opportunities for innovators in the video entertainment industry and technology sectors.

3:50

AWS exec cautions cloud-native start-ups on security

Automating security tasks through the cloud enables start-ups to be more secure by reducing human configuration errors, says AWS’s Steven Bryen.

5:20

Ex-DiData CEO Brett Dawson plots R30m 4IR deals

Brett Dawson’s investment platform Campan is looking to invest up to R30 million in local fourth industrial revolution start-ups.

2:20

Snupit plays crucial role for local SMEs

The company shows its support for local businesses as study finds 90% of SMEs are buckling in a weak economy.

3:00

Event ticketing platform Howler scores round two funding

The latest phase of funding will be used to further develop Howler’s end-to-end event technology stack and grow its market share.

2:10

WCape intros online guide to start-up investor landscape

The free online course gives start-ups and potential investors insight into the risks and rewards of early-stage investing.

2:30

Blue Networks and Infrastructure goes gold with Cisco

The exempt micro enterprise has been certified as a Cisco Gold Partner in South Africa.

5:40

SMEs learn from 2019 for a better 2020

Businesses that do not keep up with trends will not be able to capture the attention of their users online and convert them into customers, says Bridget du Toit, head of Sales and Services at EasyBiz Technologies.

4:50
31 Jan

Big corporates opt for WeWork shared office tenancy

The economic downturn and a trend towards flexible office environments see WeWork become home to large enterprises, says WeWork SA GM Stafford Masie.