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Diabetes telemedicine platform attracts local investment

Johannesburg-based telemedicine company Guidepost receives a joint investment from local funding arms Endeavor and AlphaCode.

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Sep 4, 2019

AlphaCode gives R23m in loans to fintech firms

Three black-owned fintech start-ups – Zande, Bright On and Livestock Wealth – receive a multimillion-rand cash injection from investment vehicle AlphaCode.

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Aug 28, 2019

Fincheck strikes investment deal with FundingHub

Fincheck invests in alternative funding site FundingHub, to become one of SA’s largest financial comparison sites.

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Aug 20, 2019

AlphaCode awards R16m to eight fintech start-ups

The winning start-ups are under two years old and at least 51% owned by black South Africans.

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Jul 23, 2019

Analysts say fintech will close funding gap for SMEs

Fintech disruptors are increasingly filling the SME funding gap left by banks and investors.

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Jan 9, 2019

2019 will see the rise of digital banks in SA

With the launch of Bank Zero, TYME and Discovery Bank last year, the retail banking industry is set for a shake-up, say industry players.

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Nov 5, 2018

SA start-up offers Airbnb hosts cash advance

AirAdvance provides Airbnb hosts with access to capital, using confirmed Airbnb bookings as collateral for a cash advance.

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Local fintech start-ups bag R16m in funding

AlphaCode awards eight fintech start-ups R2 million each, in one of SA's richest start-up initiatives.

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Aug 1, 2018

AlphaCode dangles R16m for aspiring SA fintech firms

The incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle wants to boost start-ups that have the potential to change the face of financial services.

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Three elements drive interest in regulatory tech

Increased regtech use within the local financial services industry will ease regulatory compliance processes, reduce costs and enhance customer experience.

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Apr 13, 2018

Gates-funded accelerator invests $200k in African start-ups

DFS Lab, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is backing four African fintech companies.

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Matching fintech companies with African financial institutions

The FinForward platform aims to help fintech companies, mobile money providers and financial institutions in Africa find clients for their solutions.

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