Principa and Atura announce partnership to provide world-class chatbot solutions to the credit and collections industry
Principa and Atura announce partnership to provide world-class chatbot solutions to the credit and collections industry

Principa Decisions, a South African data analytics and software company, and Atura, a software company specialising in instant messaging technology, have announced a partnership...

Issued by Principa 16 hours ago

Call for applications for The 2019 Anzisha Prize program
Call for applications for The 2019 Anzisha Prize program

2019 call for applications for Africa's most innovative social and business entrepreneurs under the age of 22 is now open...

2 days ago

Tech startups have two days left to enter the Sanofi Healthcare Innovation Challenge
Tech startups have two days left to enter the Sanofi Healthcare Innovation Challenge

Sanofi a leading life-sciences company, is looking to partner with Africa's startups to assist in finding innovative solutions to improve healthcare in Africa...

Issued by Britespark Communications 14 Feb 2019

#StartupStory: How Pineapple grew in the AWS cloud
#StartupStory: How Pineapple grew in the AWS cloud

Shifts in customer behaviour and market trends have altered the traditional insurance business model as we know it...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Feb 2019

2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit announces agenda
2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit announces agenda

OurCrowd, Israel's most active venture investor, has announced programming for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, to be held on 7 March 2019, in Jerusalem, Israel...

11 Feb 2019

DETSA launches social technology challenge
DETSA launches social technology challenge

The Diageo Empowerment Trust South Africa (DETSA) has kicked off a new round of funding in 2019...

11 Feb 2019

Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 applications now open
Startupbootcamp AfriTech 2019 applications now open

Startupbootcamp AfriTech's global FastTrack Tour for 2019 has been confirmed and the search for top-performing disruptive startups seeking solutions for positive change in Africa is now on...

8 Feb 2019

Cortex Logic secures investment to reach global clients
Cortex Logic secures investment to reach global clients

Cortex Logic has secured growth investment to expand it's reach to new clients in Europe and USA.

7 Feb 2019

Proptech - what is it and how will it impact the real estate industry?
Proptech - what is it and how will it impact the real estate industry?

The acronym "proptech" has been bandied about with increasing regularity of late, often accompanied by terms like disruption and digitised...

By Yael Geffen 31 Jan 2019

Driving value in Africa's e-commerce landscape
Driving value in Africa's e-commerce landscape

Seven of the top ten fastest growing internet populations in the world are in Africa, and there is an 81% mobile penetration rate on the continent...

By Mike Higley 31 Jan 2019

Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019
Inaugural Africa Tech Week set for March 2019

The inaugural Africa Tech Week, taking place in Cape Town from 4-5 March 2019 is set to become the largest annual tech conference in Africa...

29 Jan 2019

New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed funding
New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed funding

Local proptech startup Flow, which aims to revolutionise the rental space by rewarding good tenant behaviour, has raised R20m in seed funding...

29 Jan 2019

Kick start your business into 2019 with these tips
Kick start your business into 2019 with these tips

SMEs are the lifeblood of the South African economy, accounting for approximately 29% of employment in the country and forming a critical pillar of the government's 2030 National Development Plan...

By Christiaan Steyn 23 Jan 2019

OurCrowd partners 7thirty in launching global cannabis-tech VC fund
OurCrowd partners 7thirty in launching global cannabis-tech VC fund

Israel-based global investment platform OurCrowd has announced that it will invest and partner with 7thirty in developing a global cannabis technology venture capital fund...

23 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: A Proptech (R)evolution
#BizTrends2019: A Proptech (R)evolution

It's no secret that technology has revolutionised much of our lives. Why then, is the property rental journey still the same as it was 100 years ago?

By Daniel Levy 22 Jan 2019

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Brand Finance releases report for the world's most valuable brands in 2019

Italian supercar manufacturer, Ferrari, has reclaimed the title of the world's strongest brand, having last held it in 2014, according to the latest report by Brand Finance...

22 Jan 2019

#StartupStory: Tech startup sets its sights on disrupting the local logistics sector
#StartupStory: Tech startup sets its sights on disrupting the local logistics sector

Arlax is a centralised B2B logistics marketplace with the aim to bridge the gap between suppliers and transporters...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jan 2019

SA innovation entrepreneurs win big at GCIP-SA
SA innovation entrepreneurs win big at GCIP-SA

Innovative entrepreneurs took centre stage when the winners of the 2018 Technology Innovation Agency's Global Cleantech Innovation Programme of South Africa (GCIP-SA) were announced...

18 Jan 2019

2019 MEST Africa Challenge applications now open
2019 MEST Africa Challenge applications now open

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its second year, offering equity investment for startups based in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Cote d'Ivoire...

16 Jan 2019

WhereIsMyTransport secures additional funding
WhereIsMyTransport secures additional funding

WhereIsMyTransport has announced an investment of US$1.85m from Liil Ventures and Goodwell Investments...

15 Jan 2019

Dominique Collett, head of AlphaCode
#BizTrends2019: It's all about fintech

Innovations in the fintech space is showing no signs of slowing down. Here's what we can expect in 2019...

By Dominique Collett 14 Jan 2019

Venture capitalism key to growth in Africa
Venture capitalism key to growth in Africa

Investors in developed economies often refer to Africa as the next frontier...

By Clive Smith 11 Jan 2019

Kate Mollett, regional manager, Veeam
Hyper-availability is the key to success for fintechs

African fintech startups have enjoyed a massive wave of investment in the last two years. But if they don't deliver on shareholder expectations, they may well go the way of the Dot.Com bubble...

By Kate Mollett 10 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: ICT
#BestofBiz 2018: ICT

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's IT & Telecommunications site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

How to identify a trend
How to identify a trend

In my own experience, I identify a trend based on an initial intuition, but I always combine intuition with research...

By Andre van der Merwe 14 Dec 2018

Bettr named runner-up at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa
Bettr named runner-up at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa

Bettr, the South African virtual banking platform set to launch in 2019, was one of 15 startups to pitch at Africa's edition of TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in Lagos.

14 Dec 2018

5 productivity hacks for entrepreneurs in 2019
5 productivity hacks for entrepreneurs in 2019

It's that time of year where, in between the mad dash to wrap up work before the holidays, many business leaders and decision-makers look back at their organisation's performance...

By Sacha Matulovich 13 Dec 2018

Packed venue as Heavy Chef announced their top 5 most exciting startups in South Africa.
Heavy Chef names top 5 most exciting startups for 2018

Heavy Chef has named its top five most exciting startups for 2018 and asked each one how they plan to change the world...

By Juanita Pienaar 12 Dec 2018

The future of the South African entrepreneur
The future of the South African entrepreneur

The success of the South African economy lies in the hands of the entrepreneurs, the small businesses and the enterprises that support them...

By Chetan Goshalia 12 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO
#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO

Founded in 2015, high-volume recruitment tech startup Giraffe has since attracted over 500,000 South African jobseekers to its platform...

By Sindy Peters 12 Dec 2018

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