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#EntrepreneurMonth: No hidden agenda with Naked Insurance
#EntrepreneurMonth: No hidden agenda with Naked InsuranceArticle

Naked Insurance wants to change the way we do insurance, and that is why they were crowned overall winners at the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Nov 2019

2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winners
2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winnersArticle

The eighth edition of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards concluded with the much-anticipated announcement of the overall and category winners...

30 Oct 2019

Entries open for the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, IoT Conference & Awards
Entries open for the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, IoT Conference & AwardsArticle

2019 sees MTN Business bringing two events on the annual ICT calendar together. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards and IoT Conference & Awards...

22 Aug 2019

Red Cherry Interactive and Tru-Cape make MTN App of the Year Awards shortlist
Red Cherry Interactive and Tru-Cape make MTN App of the Year Awards shortlistArticle

Red Cherry, along with Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing and Big Brave, has made the shortlist for the 2018 MTN App of the Year awards...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 11 Oct 2018

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All the Stuff magazine Gadget and App Awards winners!Article

Stuff magazine has once again acknowledged the best gadget and apps at its annual Gadget and App Awards...

22 Mar 2018

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#Designindaba2018: SA's crowd-sourced solution for a global problemArticle

Dr William Mapham, an ophthalmologist hailing from the Eastern Cape, who conceived the Vula app, whilst working at the Vula Emehlo Eye Clinic in rural Swaziland and experiencing first-hand the difficulties faced by rural health workers in need of specialist advice, spoke on Day 2 of Design Indaba and received a standing ovation...

Sue Disler 22 Feb 2018

The Flock eventing platform in action for MTN App of the Year.
Why flocking to digital eventing platforms is a good ideaArticle

The MTN App of the Year awards were a success a few weeks ago, but have you ever wondered about the tech-savvy system behind the awards? Mike Lysko, CEO and founder of Flock Eventing Platform explains the connectivity, convenience and entertainment opportunity of the delivery mechanism...

Leigh Andrews 6 Nov 2017

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the YearArticle

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner...

13 Oct 2017

The rise of Wumdrop
The rise of WumdropArticle

The 2017 MTN App of the Year Awards is currently underway, with the gala awards event scheduled to take place on 12 October 2017...

5 Oct 2017

Stuff magazine's top gadgets, apps of 2016
Stuff magazine's top gadgets, apps of 2016Article

Stuff magazine recently hosted its annual Gadget and App Awards for 2016, honouring various brands such as Dell, HTC, WeChat, and Apple, among others ...

2 May 2017

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#DesignIndaba2017: Luis von Ahn announced as speakerArticle

The guy who co-invented CAPTCHAs, who co-founded the ingenious language-learning app, Duolingo, and who sold two projects to Google in his 20s, is going to be speaking at Design Indaba next month...

9 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Smart digital marketing trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Smart digital marketing trends for 2017Article

The South African market seems to be grappling with a major gap between the work of digital marketing agencies and digital business analysts…

Bradley Elliot 2 Feb 2017

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App-solutely innovative gadgets and Stuff with Toby ShapshakArticle

Apps are having their moment, with Stuff Magazine having just announced the winners of its annual Gadget and App awards for 2016. Here, Stuff publisher and editor-in-chief Toby Shapshak shares a few of his favourite entries and why tech brands in particular need to put customer experience first...

Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2017

Domestly adds to its accolades
Domestly adds to its accoladesArticle

On-demand cleaning services startup Domestly nabbed the Best Disruptive Innovation Award at this year's AppsAfrica Awards hosted in Cape Town...

17 Nov 2016

The rise and rise of blockchain
The rise and rise of blockchainArticle

Blockchain is probably one of the most impactful breakthrough disruptions in recent years...

Peter Alkema 15 Nov 2016

Customer experience and ratings - a two-way street
Customer experience and ratings - a two-way streetArticle

Customer experience management has traditionally been about customers being able to rate a business based on their interaction...

Bruce von Maltitz 8 Sep 2016

Domestly extends professional cleaning services app to Johannesburg
Domestly extends professional cleaning services app to JohannesburgArticle

Domestly, founded by Berno Potgieter and Thatoyaona Marumo, utilises app technology to connect homeowners to a professional on-demand cleaning service, at affordable rates...

1 Sep 2016

Make the circle bigger: Growing an agency with startup clients
Make the circle bigger: Growing an agency with startup clientsArticle

At the recent 2016 MTN App of the Year Awards, the premier app development event in South Africa, our client, Kaching, won App of the Year in the Lifestyle Category for Most Innovative App. This isn't the first time one of the startups we represent has won App of the Year - last year it was M4JAM...

James Wilson 10 Aug 2016

Team Domestly: MTN Business App of the Year winner.
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App of the Year Awards winners revealedArticle

MTN Business has announced the winners of its 5th annual MTN Business App of the Year Awards during a ceremony held at Sandton Convention Centre...

5 Aug 2016

Simplifyd software for small businesses arrives in South Africa
Simplifyd software for small businesses arrives in South AfricaArticle

Simplifyd business software, built for freelancers, small teams and everyone in between, has officially launched in South Africa, allowing small teams and entrepreneurs to invoice faster, get paid quicker...

4 Feb 2016

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Young garage developers in the running to start own businessesArticle

Thirty young graduate developers from Khayelitsha and Gugulethu are competing in the MTN SA Foundation Community App Challenge in partnership with mLab...

7 Dec 2015

New categories added to the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015
New categories added to the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015Article

The Nigeria Technology Awards 2015 have added new categories to the event. This year's event will take place at the Ace-Olivia Hall, City Mall, Lagos, Nigeria on the 21 November, 2015...

12 Oct 2015

Trender nominated for MTN App of the Year award
Trender nominated for MTN App of the Year awardArticle

Trender, a location-based app that shows what places are trending and also where friends are meeting has been nominated for the...

7 Aug 2015

Start-up Grind hosts Andre De Wet
Start-up Grind hosts Andre De WetArticle

Andre De Wet, CEO of PriceCheck.co.za, sold his first business at the tender age of 27 years old and lost everything by 28. In 2013, his mobile app was voted as top international mobile app of the year...

3 Jul 2015

Entries open for 2015 MTN Business 'App of the Year' Awards
Entries open for 2015 MTN Business 'App of the Year' AwardsArticle

Bigger, bolder and better than ever. The MTN Business 'App of the Year' Awards is back with a revamped format and new genre-related categories...

9 Jun 2015

Director at DDKK Attorneys wins LexisNexis prize
Director at DDKK Attorneys wins LexisNexis prizeArticle

Magdeleen de Klerk, a director at DDKK Attorneys Incorporated in Polokwane, has won the 2014 LexisNexis Prize for Legal Practitioners...

6 May 2015

Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa
Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards AfricaArticle

The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is a premier continental initiative, launched to recognise and celebrate excellence, creativity and the impact of social media...

22 Oct 2014

Funding the tech startup: South Africa's next hurdle
Funding the tech startup: South Africa's next hurdleArticle

Such is the tech age in which we now live that the word "startup" automatically translates as a new company whose business is centred on digital innovations like apps, algorithms and other technologies...

John Harvey 15 Oct 2014

Relaunch of Hello Johannesburg, plus new app
Relaunch of Hello Johannesburg, plus new appArticle

The Hello Johannesburg magazine has been relaunched, together with new website and mobile app, GoHello...

22 Sep 2014

Anti-fraud app bags two awards
Anti-fraud app bags two awardsArticle

The Live Inspect app, which has been specifically tailored for insurance companies to perform a pre-inspection at policy initiation and combat fraud, has won two awards at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards. The first award was for Best Android App - Enterprise, and the second award for App of the Year.

11 Sep 2014

Innovative app revolutionising an industry
Innovative app revolutionising an industryArticle

Every so often, a new development emerges that sets out to revolutionise a particular industry. In this instance, it is an app that is proving to be a game changer when it comes to combating fraud within the insurance industry...

Issued by CustomApp 5 Sep 2014

2014 MTN App of the Year Awards reveals winners
2014 MTN App of the Year Awards reveals winnersArticle

The annual MTN Business App of the Year awards celebrating local talent and highlighting the innovation of South African developers was held in Johannesburg last night, 17 August 2014, with LIVE Inspect walking away with the App of the Year award.

18 Aug 2014

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 97: MTN Business App Awards and measureability of ad campaigns
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 97: MTN Business App Awards and measureability of ad campaignsArticle

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Andrew Hall, Kevin Jacobson and Toby Shapshak. [twitterfall]

11 Jul 2014

Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.
Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.Audio

We chat to Andrew Hall, MD of Hero as well as , Kevin Jacobson, MTN Business Enterprise Marketing GM and app of the year awards judge, Toby Shapshak.

10 Jul 2014

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 97: MTN Business App Awards & measureability of ad campaigns
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 97: MTN Business App Awards & measureability of ad campaignsArticle

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 10 July from 9am-10am as we chat to Andrew Hall, Kevin Jacobson and Toby Shapshak. [twitterfall]

9 Jul 2014

Invitation to enter for MTN Business App of the Year
Invitation to enter for MTN Business App of the YearArticle

The overall winner of the 2013 MTN Business App of the Year awards, SnapScan, has recently been introduced by financial services provider, Standard Bank.

3 Jul 2014

MTN App of the Year Awards close for entries on 7 July
MTN App of the Year Awards close for entries on 7 JulyArticle

This year's awards are the result of a partnership between MTN Business, Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia, Mlab and the Core Group and will be adjudicated by an independent panel of judges who are experts in the fields of technology and media.

26 Jun 2014

Call to write and share a bookly
Call to write and share a booklyArticle

To promote literacy in South Africa, Native VML's Mxit e-reader app, bookly, is now expanding into a writing platform. bookly is a sophisticated e-reader app for Mxit that delivers smartphone functionality to even the most basic feature phone.

4 Mar 2014

The top mobile apps of 2013
The top mobile apps of 2013Article

This year truly has been the year of the app. With iPhone, Android and tablets becoming the gadgets of the future, apps have exploded onto the scene with pretty much everything you could ask for.

Beverley Klein 18 Dec 2013

Nedbank App Suite gets an upgradeArticle

Off the back of its recent win of the 'Best Android Consumer App' at the MTN App of the Year awards, Nedbank has released an upgraded version of the Nedbank App Suite. The updated release fits into the bank's strategy to provide clients with a one-of-a-kind, customisable and accessible banking, financial services and lifestyle mobile experience.

21 Sep 2013

SnapScan awarded Best App of the Year
SnapScan awarded Best App of the YearArticle

The MTN Business App of the Year Awards event took place earlier this week at The Venue in Melrose Arch and saw SnapScan being awarded the title of Best App of the Year for 2013.

29 Aug 2013

MMA conference covers mobile trends, successfully monetised apps
MMA conference covers mobile trends, successfully monetised appsArticle

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) conference, being held at The Gateway Hotel, in Durban on Wednesday 14 August 2013, will include mobile trends and successfully monetised apps.

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 15 Jul 2013

2013 MTN Business App of the Year Awards open for entries
2013 MTN Business App of the Year Awards open for entriesArticle

On 26 June 2013, MTN Business announced that entries are open for the 2013 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which celebrate South Africa's most innovative mobile apps. Organisers of this second edition of the awards believe it will be bigger and better than before.

28 Jun 2013

Local app on global hot list
Local app on global hot listArticle

The South African-designed smartphone app, Price Check, has got the nod from Blackberry users, who have nominated it for this year's Blackberry achievement awards.

Musa Mkalipi 15 Apr 2013

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