18 Feb

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.

Jul 21, 2020

Guardian Health app does it again

Capitec held its Hackathon Life 2.0 tournament to help find solutions that will see South Africans live better in a post-COVID world.

Jun 17, 2020

Motsepe’s TymeBank gets Forbes recognition

The 18-month-old South African digital bank is rated second best in the country on the Forbes list of the world’s best banks.

Mar 19, 2020

TymeBank signs up 4 000 new customers per day

The digital bank now has 1.4 million customers, of which 700 000 are active bank accounts

Mar 18, 2020

Banks urged to balance digital convenience, human engagement

A survey shows customers are placing far more emphasis on perceived value and the need for banks to retain a human touch.

Dec 6, 2019

Local banks unite in crackdown on fraudulent debit orders

After implementing the DebiCheck electronic authentication system, local banks are witnessing positive results.

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