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What to do when 100 million customers come knocking at your doorRetail banks and similar 'high touch' businesses operating in the digital world must deliver uncompromised security without detracting from the overall customer experience, or risk alienating their generation X, Y and Z clients. Marius Agenbag, CEO of Ubusha Technologies, says that the speed with which digital businesses scale is just one of the factors that identity security specialists face. Others include the sheer number of systems, legacy or otherwise, that users require access to and the variety of user types with different credentials. 1 Aug 2019 Read more

South African tech start-up takes the stress out of wedding giftingAsk your friends about digital disruption and they will trot out a list of 'tried-and-tested' technology brands like Amazon, Apple, Google - and more recently Airbnb and Uber, but their mainstream focus means they are glossing over dozens of innovative start-ups that are revolutionising traditional ways of doings things. Wrapistry.shop is one such start-up that is leveraging digital technologies to radically improve how wedding guests interact with the bride and groom during the centuries-old custom of marriage. 25 Jul 2019 Read more

Upping the Section 12J ante - Innovative deal-making readies SA's premier mohair sock maker for export growthThe world's leading manufacturer of mohair socks, Cape Town-based Cape Mohair, is uniquely positioned for export-led growth following an innovative deal that addressed its need for new machinery and extra working capital. The firm is the latest in a long list of local small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs) to benefit from the popular section 12J tax incentive scheme. 19 Jul 2019 Read more

How Section 12J investments complement the business rescue processSouth Africa's leading home appliance repair and maintenance brand is poised for spectacular growth thanks to the success of two pro-business processes introduced by local lawmakers. The firm used both the Department of Trade and Industry's 'business rescue' legislation and the SARS Section 12J tax incentive scheme to shake off recent trading difficulties and emerge revitalised, ready to create jobs and contribute meaningfully to the broader economy. 21 May 2019 Read more

Younilook - The revolutionary innovation that allows you to look your best!Remember the good old days when we did our best to try to look older? Those days may be far gone, but with age comes wisdom, grace, a better understanding of the world and our place in it - and a subtler approach to makeup, too. Sure, age is just a number, but you can take years off your face by using the right makeup products and application. The trick is, as always, to enhance your best features and embrace your natural beauty. 22 Mar 2019 Read more

Section 12J: Putting your tax rands to work for a better South AfricaOne of the first entrants to the South African 12J venture capital landscape is celebrating its fourth year of profitable returns to shareholders. Anuva Investments Ltd (Anuva) reported R14.1 million in profit for its 2018 financial year and distributed R10.5 million to its Class-A shareholders - achieving an impressive 8% dividend yield. 25 Jan 2019 Read more

The evolution of paymentsNew open banking ecosystem could render card payments obsolete 22 Oct 2018 Read more

Natural selection!To get the most out of your life, you need to get the most out of your food. And that's where NutriBullet comes in. For those of you new to the brand, it's simple: their range of personal blenders break down the cell walls of fibrous plant foods, releasing important vitamins and minerals. With their patented cyclonic blades, NutriBullets blend fruit and vegetables into the smoothest, healthiest purees, delivering food to your body in an easily digestible, easily absorbable form. 8 Oct 2018 Read more

Brett Dawson powers 4IR with investments in six transformational startupsBrett Dawson has an enviable track record in the technology industry. During his tenure at leading brands like Internet Solutions and global IT services giant Dimension Data he focussed on unlocking the transformative power of the new technologies ushered in by the Third Industrial Revolution (3IR). 8 May 2018 Read more

Former Dimension Data CEO tips R10m into emerging social networking platformRapidly growing social discovery and messaging platform Gather Online has announced former Dimension Data chief executive Brett Dawson will be joining its board of directors as chairman, accompanying his investment of R10 million to support the company's planned international expansion. 4 Apr 2018 Read more

The Training Room Online: At the forefront of an education revolutionThe world is currently at the start of the Fourth Industrial Revolution - also called Industry 4.0 - which is described as the stage in our development when technology becomes embedded in every aspect of society. It involves ongoing interactions between people and technology that will redefine how we go about our everyday lives. 12 Mar 2018 Read more