Tamaryn Watkins
May 16, 2014

Snappy startup

If a service is free, making money off it requires creativity. Nifty250 is doing just that.

Apr 8, 2014

A new connection

In an oversubscribed world of mobile service provision, Green Connect is a local startup that has found its calling in catering for the forgotten market.

Mar 10, 2014

The importance of failure

There's much media fuss over the launch of new startups and we're usually eager to celebrate any success. Failure is not something we often dwell on. Perhaps it should be.

Feb 6, 2014

The App Haus: bringing apps home

Creating an app is easy. Creating an experience is much harder. The App Haus is a South African startup that has made it its business to focus on users.

Jan 15, 2014

One app to run it all

No matter how big a business is, running it shouldn't be complicated.

Dec 10, 2013

Semi-socialist start-up

42Engines is a tech start-up accelerator programme concentrating on Africa-specific tech ideas.

Oct 25, 2013

All bets are off

South African start-up BetTech Gaming gives small to medium-sized sportsbook operators the functionality they need to compete with the world's largest bookmakers.


Cashless commerce

It's been said that we're heading for a cash-less society. Could Stellenbosch start-up Gust Pay turn out to be the wallet-killer we've all been waiting for?

Jul 3, 2013

It's a numbers game

Using only the most recent business financial statements and a 25-question risk survey, ValuationUp could change the numbers game for today's entrepreneurs.

Jun 6, 2013

Cleaning up access risk

A small South African start-up has a service offering that makes a difference in the daily lives of small to medium-sized businesses.

May 30, 2013

The business of storytelling

Melissa Attree specialises in bridging the gap between consumers and businesses, and makes her living from digital conversations.

May 14, 2013

On billing and bootstrapping

Local start-up SnapBill has some useful lessons to share with would-be entrepreneurs.