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.

Feb 26, 2018

Blockchain, AI to shape fintech's future

Technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence are driving growth in the financial technology sector, says Frost & Sullivan.

Feb 22, 2018

Equifax integrates Entersekt's digital security system

Equifax has licensed Entersekt's product Transakt to serve as an additional layer of security protecting the Equifax online and mobile services.

Feb 21, 2018

Budget: Govt backs digital banking services

The South African government throws its weight behind banking entrants that harness the power of technology and bring innovation into the financial sector.