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How is the pandemic affecting global fintech? N'Gunu Tiny explains
How is the pandemic affecting global fintech? N'Gunu Tiny explainsArticle

N'Gunu Tiny, founder and executive chairman of the Emerald Group, is an expert in fintech, blockchain and innovative tech...

Issued by Monetary Library 16 Sep 2020

Pre-Accelerator program launched for Black women tech founders
Pre-Accelerator program launched for Black women tech foundersArticle

The I'M IN Accelerator is calling on all South African Black women with early-stage technology business ideas or concepts to apply for the new pre-accelerator program...

11 Sep 2020

Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewards
Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewardsArticle

Early investors in startups with exposure to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are benefiting from significant revenue growth despite the physical constraints...

7 Sep 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in UgandaArticle

This year, Bizcommunity, in partnership with Seedstars, is acknowledging African startups on World Entrepreneurs' Day 2020...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?
How can local banks harness fintech innovation in a global crisis?Article

As local businesses of all sizes face the severe economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic, financial services providers are searching for ways to support businesses and consumers adequately at this time...

Leon Mwandiringa 13 Aug 2020

Funding the rise of the female-led digital economy in Africa
Funding the rise of the female-led digital economy in AfricaArticle

When it comes to making good business decisions, representation matters. Always...

Janade du Plessis and Kashira Naidoo 6 Aug 2020

Global disruption can have local implications
Global disruption can have local implicationsArticle

The global impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had not only on public health, but on business, cannot be underestimated...

Soromfe Uzomah 27 Jul 2020

How an African startup grew into a global fintech powerhouse
How an African startup grew into a global fintech powerhouseArticle

From humble beginnings in a London flat in 2005, to an African fintech giant in 2020, Mukuru's journey has been one of turning challenges into opportunities for innovation...

Sandy Rheeder 9 Jul 2020

SmartWage bags R6m to expand its payday solution
SmartWage bags R6m to expand its payday solutionArticle

SmartWage, a South African startup, recently raised R6m to power the growth and expansion of its novel payday solution across South Africa...

26 Jun 2020

Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups
Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startupsArticle

It's a well-known fact that the youth are the primary consumers of technology. A fact that puts Africa, with its literally hundreds of millions of young people, firmly on the map as a significant global launchpad for technology startups.

Kashira Naidoo & Zach George 25 Jun 2020

Paymenow to join Catalyst Fund accelerator program
Paymenow to join Catalyst Fund accelerator programArticle

Paymenow, a fintech startup based in Cape Town has been accepted into Catalyst Fund, a global inclusive fintech accelerator...

23 Jun 2020

#NewBiz: Ventureburn and Techpoint Africa announce new partnership
#NewBiz: Ventureburn and Techpoint Africa announce new partnershipArticle

News and information platforms for African tech startups Ventureburn and Techpoint Africa have announced a new partnership...

3 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a mission
#StartupStory: David Phume, an African technologist on a missionArticle

David Phume was born with an entrepreneurial spirit. The charismatic creative and tech entrepreneur, who hails from Bryanston, Johannesburg, has never been afraid to dream big...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 May 2020

French Tech offers virtual mentorship programme
French Tech offers virtual mentorship programmeArticle

French Tech Cape Town & Johannesburg has announced a series of initiatives to support South African tech entrepreneurs to help mitigate the effect of Covid-19...

21 May 2020

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in AfricaArticle

'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

2020 MEST Africa Challenge expands target, extends deadline
2020 MEST Africa Challenge expands target, extends deadlineArticle

MEST is expanding the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge to target a larger number of tech startups in need of funding. This means the application deadline for the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge has been extended to 13 May 2020...

3 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: DigsConnect evolves during lockdown
#LockdownLessons: DigsConnect evolves during lockdownArticle

DigsConnect is a seasonal business, with the busy period being between September and February. However, the student accommodation platform has taken the lockdown period to evolve their product offering...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Mobiz keeps communication going during lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Mobiz keeps communication going during lockdownArticle

Mobiz' mobile tools have made communication between businesses and their consumers a whole lot more convenient in a time of the nationwide lockdown...

Evan-Lee Courie 30 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pride Factor launches academy in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: Pride Factor launches academy in lockdownArticle

Given the tough economic times, the Pride Factor Online Academy has launched with five courses, three of which will be available for free as long as learning institutions are closed...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: STEM must go on in lockdown
#LockdownLessons: STEM must go on in lockdownArticle

#TheLockdownSeries explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Doing beauty differently with Prim-U
#LockdownLessons: Doing beauty differently with Prim-UArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Virtual Actuary
#LockdownLessons: Virtual ActuaryArticle

#LockdownLessons explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses...

Evan-Lee Courie 23 Apr 2020

State of Tech Innovation and Investment in Africa revealed
State of Tech Innovation and Investment in Africa revealedArticle

AfricArena has launched a report on the State of Tech Innovation and Investment in Africa...

21 Apr 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: 10 African women to watch in blockchain and Bitcoin
#BlockchainAfrica: 10 African women to watch in blockchain and BitcoinArticle

Paxful highlights 10 women in Africa who are making waves in the rapidly growing blockchain and Bitcoin industries...

31 Mar 2020

Covid-19 spurs technology deployment
Covid-19 spurs technology deploymentArticle

It is often said that in circumstances of adversity there is opportunity...

Bernadette Versfeld 24 Mar 2020

The fintech revolution: Top trends to watch out for in 2020
The fintech revolution: Top trends to watch out for in 2020Article

By applying such disruptive technologies as artificial intelligence (AI), big data, robotic process automation (RPA) and blockchain, fintech has come to basically impact and change everything that involves money...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 9 Mar 2020

Tech startups called to accelerate healthcare management in Africa
Tech startups called to accelerate healthcare management in AfricaArticle

South African innovators in the fields of health and medical technology have a chance to present their inventions to global investors and tech leaders at Viva Technology 2020 in Paris...

Issued by Britespark Communications 26 Feb 2020

SA needs a clear rational approach to tech investing
SA needs a clear rational approach to tech investingArticle

A chronic ICT skills shortage, poor macro-economic conditions, and tightening corporate budgets are all contributing to a tough operating environment for South African startups...

3 Feb 2020

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How fintechs are making Africa a leading global innovation hubArticle

In a continent where over 60% of the adult population is unbanked and the financial sector is considerably underdeveloped, fintech has been a welcomed revolution...

Josephine Wawira 27 Jan 2020

Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7
Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7Article

Technology companies have the opportunity to thrive as key players in the age of the digital revolution. With the agenda of the 4IR currently at the forefront in South Africa, the empowerment of small tech businesses is critical especially as they are the backbone of the economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Startups can play a role in social change
#BizTrends2020: Startups can play a role in social changeArticle

What role can tech startups play in helping to solve the unemployment crisis? The short answer is: in a greater capacity than you'd think...

Eugene Coetzee 17 Jan 2020

Local startups attend Silicon Valley Bootcamp
Local startups attend Silicon Valley BootcampArticle

Five South African tech startups are currently in Silicon Valley to attend a Silicon Valley Bootcamp programme...

16 Jan 2020

African agribusinesses urged to be more self-sufficient
African agribusinesses urged to be more self-sufficientArticle

Agribusiness is evolving from a local and regional model to a global structure, making this sector of increasing interest to corporations, public agencies, and society at large - with the right expertise, investment and policies, Africa can evolve and curb the current annual food import bill of $35bn, which is estimated to rise to $110bn by 2025...

16 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Entrepreneurship
#BestofBiz 2019: EntrepreneurshipArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

13 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: ICT
#BestofBiz 2019: ICTArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

13 Dec 2019

Myths and realities of fintech lending
Myths and realities of fintech lendingArticle

Fintech startups have transformed the market for consumer lending in the US and other mature credit markets, by giving people an alternative way of borrowing money...

12 Dec 2019

Tech startups to battle for R5m seed funding
Tech startups to battle for R5m seed fundingArticle

Five Social Tech Startup finalists: Foonda, Jonga, iSpani, SkillShift and BallTalent, will be pitching for their share of R5 million at the Social Tech Startup Challenge Pitch Event...

27 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journey
#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journeyArticle

Mvelo Hlophe created a platform which gamifies a developers journey to help them gain real-world experience...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

Insurance comes of (digital) age
Insurance comes of (digital) ageArticle

At last insurance has entered the digital age, with innovators helping to reinvigorate the sector with tech-driven business models that completely transform the customer experience...

21 Nov 2019

Top startups shine at AfricArena Summit
Top startups shine at AfricArena SummitArticle

The third annual AfricArena Summit kicked off Cape Town Tech Week with two days of intensive pitching...

15 Nov 2019

How is technology revolutionising SA's short-term insurance industry?
How is technology revolutionising SA's short-term insurance industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Short-Term Insurance Industry Landscape Report 2019 carefully unfolds the short-term insurance landscape in South Africa based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 4 Nov 2019

Africa proptech association launched, predicts vibrant startup ecosystem for continent
Africa proptech association launched, predicts vibrant startup ecosystem for continentArticle

According to the founders of the recently launched Proptech Africa association, the continent's fast-growing property sector is expected to benefit dramatically in years to come from the emergence of a vibrant proptech startup ecosystem...

3 Oct 2019

Growth in fintech drives growth in cyber attacks
Growth in fintech drives growth in cyber attacksArticle

Africa's fintech sector is booming! According to reports, Africa's fintech ecosystem has surged 60% in the last two years...

1 Oct 2019

Local startups represent SA at the Southern Africa Startup Awards Regional Finals
Local startups represent SA at the Southern Africa Startup Awards Regional FinalsArticle

South Africa's best startups and startup supporters were announced to represent the country at the Southern Africa Startup Awards Regional Finals...

20 Sep 2019

6 tech startups to watch out for in SA
6 tech startups to watch out for in SAArticle

The South African venture capital sector is gradually maturing and through tax incentives like Section12J, a significant amount of money is now available for investment in promising young technology businesses...

13 Sep 2019

Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCode
Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCodeArticle

AlphaCode, Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI)'s incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle has awarded R23 million supplier development loans to three fintech startups...

2 Sep 2019

Silicon Cape, AWS team up to spread tech innovation
Silicon Cape, AWS team up to spread tech innovationArticle

Silicon Cape announces a co-operation with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to spread tech innovation and knowledge...

30 Aug 2019

Startup challenges you need to know about
Startup challenges you need to know aboutArticle

Africa's best startups and innovators will be descending on the Mother City for the AfricArena Summit, taking place from 11-12 November 2019...

27 Aug 2019

MEST Africa invests $1.1m in tech startups across Africa
MEST Africa invests $1.1m in tech startups across AfricaArticle

MEST Africa continues its commitment to early-stage startups, investing in eleven teams from its 2019 graduating cohort...

22 Aug 2019

Investment at all levels is needed
Investment at all levels is neededArticle

A short while ago I was honoured to be invited to the Economic Growth summit in Windhoek, Namibia...

Melkisedek-Shivute Ausiku 13 Aug 2019

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