Investors in the South African ecosystem should stop focusing solely on fintech innovation, and look to making more healthtech investments, according to Rob Heath, principal at investment and advisory firm, Havaic.
Gabriella Mulligan 16 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system.
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Currently in pilot phase at the Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo, MTN's Connected Wildlife Solution aims to tip the scales in favour of endangered species like rhinos and those working to save them.
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A new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa, has been launched. The deadline for startups to submit their projects is October 22, 2017.
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“Having quantifiable, measurable, and verifiable data about justice needs and the challenges in a justice system is essential for the legal profession to move into the 21st century.”
Tom Jackson 21 hours ago
Peter Sondergaard, Gartner executive VP for research, addressed CIOs and senior IT executives in his keynote at the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town. He gave delegates tips to speed through what he calls the 'digital trough'.
Ilse van den Berg 22 hours ago
Today, Friday, 22 September 2017, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits and stand the chance to win up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes.
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Officially open for 2017, the Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform showcases future-focused technologies that contribute to the ‘smart city' concept at Waterfall City. The platform is for aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs to pitch their smart city business ideas for potential implementation.
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Code for Cape Town (Code4CT) and Booking.com are partnering to encourage girls to code by co-hosting a one-day workshop on Saturday, 30 September 2017.
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The rise of the fourth industrial revolution (FIR) in the shape of digitalisation and internet connectivity is adding intricacy to future economies and their employment outcome. It therefore has the ability to drive Africa forward. It will enable innovation, propel new business models and improve the delivery of public services.
Monde Mawasha 1 day ago
While some central banks quake at the thought of losing monetary control with the advent of cryptocurrency, the big winner of the new technology is the client.
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Sage has appointed Pieter Bensch as executive vice president for the Africa and Middle East region. He joins the company from HPE (Hewlett-Packard Enterprise), where he was managing director for South Africa.
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