Orange Digital Investment launches a new investment initiative of €50m devoted to startups in Africa...
14 Jun 2017
Seedstars has selected three startups to advance to the Seedstars South Africa grand final. In addition, the 12 startups to pitch at Seedstars Mozambique have been announced...
13 Jun 2017
Leadspace, in partnership with 1776 and Revolution, is inviting startups to apply for Challenge Cup Lagos where 15-20 startups will pitch for the chance to win a paid trip to New York City for the Global Final round...
12 Jun 2017
Setting realistic growth projections is one of the most important and challenging aspects of running a business. One of the issues is that future growth rates will be profoundly impacted by your marketing plan. Unfortunately, too many businesses fail to make realistic projections...
Ryan Kh 16 Mar 2017
Peer-to-peer business lending is the third-largest finance model in Africa, totalling $16m in volume in 2014 and 2015, and it's growing in popularity...
10 Mar 2017
Venture capital in South Africa is starting to take hold. With a host of venture funds, section 12J companies, incubators and startup clubs being launched, startups are becoming more popular...
5 Jul 2016
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the primary job creation engine in Africa, accounting for over 95% of firms and 60%-70% of employment...
9 Feb 2016
Infrastructure development is booming across Africa, due in no small part to significant economic growth and foreign direct investment. Mega-infrastructure projects have massive price tags...
Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016
Strong economic growth and a rising middle class are driving investments into sub-Saharan Africa, although infrastructure and electricity shortages are "key concerns".
Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 10 Apr 2015
The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards.
9 Dec 2013
The 10th Annual Conference of the Africa Venture Capital Association (AVCA), an industry gathering in the area of private equity, is scheduled to take place at the Westin Cape Town Hotel, South Africa from 8-10 April 2013.
2 Apr 2013
If you need to get money for an important purchase quickly, applying for a personal loan is usually the fastest way to make this possible. You can use these loans for a number of different reasons, but ultimately they are there to help meet your financial needs.
Monetary Library 3 days ago
Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years, according to new data from Juniper Research. The data found that a number of factors, such as the USA's shift to EMV cards, delays in 3DS 2.0 (3D-Secure) and click-and-collect fraud were key drivers behind the rise.
21 Jun 2017
Surprising things can affect your credit