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Kenyan startup Tanda set for regional expansion after funding boost

Tanda enables shops in Kenya to be access points for financial services including banking, insurance, and utility payments...

21 hours ago

State, business partnership vital for post-Covid recovery

The state and the private sector have important roles to play in South Africa's post-Covid recovery, but neither can be relied upon solely to pull the country out of its economic quagmire without the other...

30 Mar 2021

One year on: How has Covid-19 impacted private equity in Africa?

Over the past year or so, we've all become familiar with a whole host of terms we knew nothing about at the start of 2020. Lockdown, rate of transmission, and social distancing all entered our collective vocabularies...

By Bryan Turner 15 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 impacted South Africa's venture capital space

A little under a year ago, South Africa confirmed its first Covid-19 case. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal...

By Philani Sangweni 9 Mar 2021

Register for free business-to-business webinar, 24 March 2021

Bizcommunity is proud to announce a media partnership with Success by Design in their forthcoming free webinar, titled 'B2B in Africa for Africa', taking place on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 at 12-12.40pm...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 5 Mar 2021

Hollard launches ad-sharing campaign

Building a small business is an extreme sport but a mindset shift by asset managers to start investing in startups can support promising small enterprises, which in turn should use their nimbleness to access markets that are hard to penetrate...

4 Mar 2021

Inoxico enables sustainable business growth

The Vumela Fund is excited to announce an equity investment into Inoxico, enabling the company to continue establishing itself as a commercial credit risk tech provider...

Issued by Edge Growth 23 Feb 2021

SA's backbone industries and 12J investment

The country's economy contracted 6.1% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to data from Statistics SA...

By Renier de Wit 19 Feb 2021

Jua Kickstarter Fund for African entrepreneurs doubles to R30m

The Jua Kickstarter Fund has doubled to $2m (R30m). The fund was launched by African industrialist Adam Molai in November 2020 with $1m available for African entrepreneurs...

15 Jan 2021

What you should know about the amended South African Exchange Control Rules

On 4 January 2021, the South African Reserve Bank released Exchange Control Circular No. 1/2021 which provides for the long-awaited relaxation of the South African exchange control rules relating to "loop" structures and investments...

By Cor Kraamwinkel, Keith Veitch and Sean Franken 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 strategies to rethink investing in SMEs

Last year proved that SMEs are the backbone of the South African economy. Yet, existing debt, lack of cash reserves, outdated financials, and an inability to operate during the national lockdown, forced almost half of South African small businesses to shut down...

By Kuhle Mnisi 11 Jan 2021

West African solar startup secures $8.5m

Senegal-based startup, Oolu has secured $8.5m in a Series B round of investment led by RP Global, an independent renewable energy developer, and several additional investors...

By Ishani Chetty 24 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Finance & Insurance

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Finance & Insurance platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

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