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Recreating the spirit of Silicon Valley in South Africa

Silicon Valley. That magical place where employees not only work incredibly long hours but also get access to quirky benefits that create an environment...

12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Where tech will be taking us

Technology touches just about every aspect of our lives. Here are some of what FNB's chief information officer, Peter Alkema predicts for 2017.

By Peter Alkema 11 Jan 2017

Samsung launches $150m early-stage startups fund

Samsung has launched its Samsung NEXT Fund, a $150 million venture capital investment fund aimed at supporting early-stage startups globally...

By Tom Jackson 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Who will be the Tim Noakes of IT?

Tim Noakes spent the majority of his professional career espousing a high-carb low-fat (HCLF) diet. He wrote books, he started the Sports Science Institute, he ran marathons...

By Alan Knott-Craig 9 Jan 2017

Applications open for 2nd Barclays Techstars Accelerator in Africa

Applications have opened for the Barclays Accelerator programme, powered by Techstars, an initiative aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal...

30 Dec 2016

Community Tablet set to accelerate digital inclusion in rural Mozambique

The internet is a key enabler of social development and education. While internet services have shown phenomenal success in other parts of the world...

28 Dec 2016

Vast digital transformation expected

According to a new report, digital transformation sits atop the strategic agenda for enterprises...

20 Dec 2016

Nigerian fintech startup Paystack closes on $1.3m seed funding

Nigerian fintech startup Paystack has closed on seed investment of $1.3 million from international investors Tencent, Comcast Ventures and Singularity Investments...

19 Dec 2016

Local startup IoT.nxt expands to UK

South African Internet of Things startup IoT.nxt will open an office in London early in 2017, signalling the first international expansion for the company...

By Tom Jackson 14 Dec 2016

Fintech and Big Data Innovation Challenge winners announced

Over the past four months the LaunchLab, in partnership with Nedbank, ran an entrepreneurial challenge across partner university campuses in the Western Cape to unleash innovation in banking...

14 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: ICT

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices...

12 Dec 2016

The next wave of ICT development in SA - 2017 predictions

The next wave of ICT development in South Africa will see organisations across the country doing more with less while consolidating and outsourcing legacy IT...

9 Dec 2016

Uber steps up efforts on artificial intelligence

Uber announced it was buying the artificial intelligence group Geometric Intelligence, to form the core of the ride-sharing giant's own research center...

6 Dec 2016

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