Discovery launches digital bank

The health insurer unveils a behavioural bank that looks to incorporate the latest technology trends.

Oct 11, 2018

Crossfin snaps up Crossgate majority stake

The fintech holding company acquires a majority stake in payments enablement firm Crossgate.

Oct 3, 2018

Crossfin unit invests into locally developed virtual assistant

Atura receives investment from Blue Garnet Ventures, the angel funding arm of Crossfin Technology.

Aug 29, 2018

SA start-ups make waves with blockchain innovations

There are numerous start-ups in the country looking at a wide range of blockchain-based fintech solutions.


Open source adoption key to fintech sufes: FINOS

Recently established Fintech Open Source Foundation is seeking contributions that would solve the unique challenges fintech developers face.


ICO regulation calls mount after record crypto-currency heists

Authorities scramble to find ways to regulate initial coin offerings, as $761 million has already been laundered since January.

Jun 15, 2018

AI first the new mantra: Money 2020

Ian Merrington, Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative CEO, discusses four key takeaways from Europe's pre-eminent fintech show that took place from 4 to 6 June.

Jun 12, 2018

Chatbots part of the conversation in insurance industry

Traditional insurers are now exploring the potential of bots to offer customers a better user experience.


SARB lauds blockchain project though it won't go live

The central bank says there are still many issues to consider before the decision to adopt a distributed ledger tech-based system is taken.

Jun 1, 2018

Key acquisitions boost Huge Group earnings

Major acquisitions help boost Huge Group revenue 63% for the year ended 28 February.

May 30, 2018

Kenya calls for regulation of fintech lenders

The country's finance ministry introduces a Bill that will see the regulation of the country's fintech companies.

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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