Local insurtech start-up Fo-Sho plans African expansion

27 Mar

It has obtained signed commitments from leading sponsors, including Startupbootcamp programme, says CEO Avi Naidoo.

Visa launches development programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mar 20, 2018

Its Everywhere Initiative offers start-ups the chance to win up to $50 000.

Will.i.am's tech start up raises $117m

The Omega start-up will enter the enterprise market with a voice assistant for customer service known as Omega.

Being prepared for jobs that don't yet exist

With the development of IT technologies, the job market is being transformed, across all industry sectors, says NetApp.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative makes first major investment

Jun 17, 2016

The philanthropy project led a funding round in a start-up that recruits and trains African software developers.

Convergence Partners backs local start-up

Jun 3, 2016

Tech start-up Snapt will receive more than R15 million in funding from Convergence Partners.

Yoco, Xero integrate

May 26, 2016

SA payments firm Yoco teams up with global cloud accounting software company Xero to make doing business easier for local SMEs.

Start-up offers image search for mechanical parts

Feb 24, 2016

Users can take a photo of an obscure car or mechanical part to search for a replacement.

US start-up facilitates home-cooked food for delivery

Feb 24, 2016

Using an UberEats-like configuration, Gigamunch wants to give users an alternative to traditional fast food and for-delivery restaurant food.

Orange starts 'Entrepreneur Club'

Feb 11, 2016

The telecom's new Web site offers a variety of resources aimed at entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East.

China's Xiaomi misses handset shipment target

Jan 18, 2016

Xiaomi faces stiff competition from firms such as Lenovo and Huawei as its handset sales decline.

Apple buys artificial intelligence start-up

Jan 8, 2016

Emotient develops software that identifies people's emotions by reading their facial expressions.