RentMyRide returns to take on traditional car rental firms
The peer-to-peer car rental marketplace is back online in an effort to improve the ways locals can earn some extra money.
Local insurtech firm Naked gets R160m funding
Naspers, through its early-stage tech investment vehicle Naspers Foundry, leads a multimillion-rand investment in Naked.
UJ’s virtual reality hub to advance STEM education
The University of Johannesburg’s virtual and augmented reality hub paves the way for industry and academic collaborations in STEM education.
Touch less or touchless? Not quite the same thing
Using sign on glass removes the risk involved in having multiple people touching a pen and paper in a world in which people are increasingly wary of touching surfaces touched by others.
Vehicle sales, B2B solutions head to Nedbank 'super app'
The big-four bank’s Avo marketplace will offer new propositions, such as vehicle shopping, business-to-business and healthcare solutions.
Bowan returns to Norton Rose Fulbright as tech lead
The law firm says Nerushka Bowan will work with the innovation teams to leverage global legal tech and innovation for its South African offices.
MTN Business App of the Year 2021 winners to win R1m
In its 10th year, the competition will be giving away R1 million in prize money to entrepreneurs and app developers with creative ideas and solution-driven apps.
Woolworths to go all in on renewables by 2030
The retailer announces its next set of Good Business Journey sustainability goals, which include net zero carbon emissions by 2040.
SA named among star players for COVID-19 innovation
South Africa ranks number 30 out of the top 40 countries, based on the rankings for tech-driven and social innovations produced to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rapid payments system to shake up SA’s banking sector
The industry-wide Rapid Payments Programme, led by BankServAfrica, is poised to radically transform the financial industry, allowing instant payments across all banks.
MTN Business Hackathon: 72 hours of creativity and adrenalin
Entrants to this year’s MTN App of the Year Awards will be given 72 hours to design a digital solution that solves some of SA’s prominent issues.