Fintech start-up joins SA’s growing virtual card space

Local fintech start-up SOLmate unveils its virtual card offering, saying it aims to empower customers to shop safely online.

Jul 27, 2021

Capitec shrugs off COVID-19 bump, onboards 300 hires

The bank saw significant growth in recent months, buoyed by its digital offerings, which necessitated the need for new hires.


FNB cautions clients on new remote access fraud scam

The bank warns of a new fraud scam that tricks victims into relinquishing control of their devices so that fraudsters can steal money or sensitive information.

Jun 7, 2021

Automate complaint management

The primary aims of complaints management are twofold: to assist the customer and to ultimately benefit the business by identifying areas for improvement.

Apr 13, 2021

Capitec’s digital strategy prompts lofty full-year returns

The bank says digital channels contributed to a 35% increase in the number of digital transactions, amounting to R1.1 billion.

Feb 18, 2021

Capitec-backed Imvelo Ventures invests in bancX expansion

The bancX start-up will use the funding to accelerate the expansion of its experiential cloud-based banking platform globally.

Nov 18, 2020

Capitec Bank now also offers virtual card payments

Clients can use the virtual card online like a physical card, but it’s safer as no-one can steal or duplicate it, says Capitec Bank.

Nov 9, 2020

South African banks snub social media conversations

In the new Banking Sentiment Index, Nedbank and African Bank emerge as the most responsive, while Discovery Bank is the worst at responding to customer queries.

Oct 19, 2020

Capitec clients can buy SA, US stocks from banking app

The EasyEquities feature allows rands to be converted to dollars within the platform and then used for the purchase of US shares.

Oct 7, 2020

University of WCape gets R11m data science boost

The varsity enters a multimillion-rand partnership with Imvelo Ventures to empower a new generation of leaders who will transform the business world.

Sep 17, 2020

Capitec launches free online financial education platform

The bank wants to empower people to learn helpful money strategies and key financial principles in a simple and engaging way.

Sep 11, 2020

Capitec, Nedbank blame tech glitch for debit order debacle

The banks have owned up to the incident that resulted in clients having double deductions from their accounts.

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