iKhokha scoops international innovation award

iKhokha, South African mobile commerce provider, has won the Innovation Award at the 2016 Mastercard Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary. iKhokha was recognised in the Innovation category for extending the acceptance of Masterpass, the digital payments service from Mastercard, into the...

4 Oct 2016

SA analytics startup recognised at Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards

SA-born analytics innovator Syenap has been recognised as one of the top 16 consumer innovations from a field of over 250 global applicants for the Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards (ACIA). The awards, presented by Accenture at the first Millennial 2020 Summit at the Art Science Museum in...

12 Sep 2016

Hello Group selected as semi-finalist for 2016 Innotribe African Start-up Challenge

Hello Paisa, an offering from service provider Hello Group, was announced as a semi-finalist in the 2016 African Start-up Challenge hosted by Innotribe. Hello Paisa is a mobile phone-based international money transfer service that allows migrants in South Africa to send money all across the globe....

10 May 2016

BEE empowers management control of Rocketseed South Africa

The management team of email media pioneer Rocketseed South Africa has acquired a majority stake in the company, John Cooper, the chairman of London-based Rocketseed Group, has announced. Rocketseed was started by South African entrepreneurs and was subsequently bought by Cooper who saw enormous...

17 Mar 2016

SweepSouth secures R10m in new funding

SweepSouth, a South African on-demand home cleaning service has secured R10 million cash injection from top SA companies. Funding comes from the Vumela Fund, capitalised by the First Rand Group, and Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen's firm, Newtown Partners. The job creation opportunities which the...

26 Jan 2016

ZAZOO's VCpay awarded best fintech at innovation awards

ZAZOO's mobile application VCpay has won the `Best Fintech Innovation' category at the Appsafrica Innovation 2015 awards, scooping the honours ahead of six other innovative financial services applications. The category pitted some of the most exciting payments applications against one another, and...

18 Nov 2015

SA startup awarded for excellence

Cybatar, South African tech startup has been named Africa's Cloud Computing Company at the African Corporate Excellence Awards 2015, dedicated to recognising the changing fortunes of businesses across Africa and to rewarding the people and firms that have done tremendous work. The awards, hosted by...

5 Nov 2015

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