Ray of light for SA businesses seeking energy security
Standard Bank introduces PowerPulse, a collaborative solution to eliminate the challenges energy consumers face when trying to procure an alternative energy solution.
Take control of your finances with Standard Bank’s My360 app
The Standard Bank My360 app provides a global, consolidated view of your entire financial life across more than 20 000 global financial institutions from one touch point.
Standard Bank targets bulk of Africa’s payments with Unayo
The bank introduces the Unayo digital platform, aiming to connect the continent’s informal market to financial services.
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.
Standard Bank Mobile launches fixed LTE offerings
The mobile virtual network operator says it bases its packaged offers on an amount of data per month, including a router.
Standard Bank adds branch outlets in Pick n Pay stores
Despite the heightened shift to digital, Standard Bank plans to deploy in-store branches in select Pick n Pay stores in Gauteng and Western Cape.
Platform economy takes centre stage in Africa’s banking sector
The pandemic forced banks to aggressively reposition their business models, reshaping how customers are served, says Standard Bank
Fintech start-up Revio secures R15m seed funding
The start-up, which is focused on the South African market currently, plans to formally launch in East Africa in 2022.
Applications for govt’s R350 social relief grant strictly online
Minister Lindiwe Zulu confirms the South African Social Security Agency will open online applications for government’s special COVID-19 grant on 6 August.
Standard Bank’s Instant Money tops 50k access points
The big-four bank’s digital wallet is now available at about 50 000 access points in SA, boosted by spaza shops and informal market partnerships.
Telco industry must deploy a solution against identity, SIM swap fraud
Mobile service providers use remote liveness detection, biometric identification and SIM binding to stop identity theft.