SA video-conferencing start-up takes on Zoom, Microsoft
Cape Town-based start-up room.sh grows in the video-conferencing space, to compete with the likes of Zoom, Microsoft and Google.
Inventive ‘tech gems’ hard to find, say SA venture capitalists
Lack of high-quality tech innovations and an overflow of unicorn replicas hamper venture capitalists’ ambitions of investing in local SMEs.
SA accelerator gets R25m boost, seals Google start-ups deal
Grindstone receives an investment from the SA SME Fund and concludes agreements with Google and Deloitte to extend its reach.
Michael Jordaan-backed Snapplify rises R29m expansion capital
The educational technology company receives $2 million from two venture capital firms.
Grindstone Accelerator participants see 36% growth
The 10 participants in the Grindstone Accelerator grew revenue by 36%, collectively adding R35 million to their top line.
Apply now for Knife Capital's accelerator programme
The Grindstone Accelerator programme enables technology start-ups to become more "investable, sustainable and exit-ready".
Uber Eats develops local flavour with orderTalk buy
Uber's food delivery business acquires the South African-founded restaurant technology provider for an undisclosed sum.
Local tutoring platform plans international growth
SkillUp aims to tap into the global online tutoring market, with the advantage of offering comparatively low-cost, highly-skilled South African tutors.