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FNB searches for top tech talent - 300 openings
FNB searches for top tech talent - 300 openings

FNB is looking to recruit 300 experts with engineering, technology, data and quant skills to supplement its existing cohort of more than 5,000 equivalent skills.

1 day ago

Mukuru Groceries service expands to Malawi
Mukuru Groceries service expands to Malawi

Remittances-led fintech company Mukuru is expanding its groceries service to Malawi in response to the food crisis that has plagued the east African nation for years...

2 days ago

Fintech leader's predictions of SA's payments landscape
Fintech leader's predictions of SA's payments landscape

The silver lining of the Covid pandemic for many businesses has been the acceleration of online shopping in South Africa...

Paul Behrmann, Issued by Payflex 3 days ago

Pineapple closes Series A round at R80m
Pineapple closes Series A round at R80m

Pineapple has closed their Series A round at R80m in total. Notable investors on the ticket are Lireas Holdings, the Asisa ESD Fund, E4E, Vunani Capital and the Old Mutual Enterprise & Supplier Development Fund....

27 Jul 2021

Olumide Soyombo launches Voltron Capital - a Pan-African seed firm
Olumide Soyombo launches Voltron Capital - a Pan-African seed firm

Olumide Soyombo, one of Africa's most active early-stage investors in tech startups, has launched Voltron Capital - a Pan-African pre-seed and seed firm...

27 Jul 2021

PayQin closes seed round with plans to expand in Africa
PayQin closes seed round with plans to expand in Africa

PayQin has announced a new €300,000 seed investment round that takes the company's funding up to $1m...

27 Jul 2021

More African cities to emerge as leading startup and investment hubs
More African cities to emerge as leading startup and investment hubs

Ian Lessem, managing partner at HAVAÍC, believes several other African cities are quickly emerging as leading startup and investment hubs to watch...

27 Jul 2021

Profitshare Partners tackles Sportsnation's dream opportunity for win-win result
Profitshare Partners tackles Sportsnation's dream opportunity for win-win result

Captained by Malusi Mbambo, the Sportsnation team had a great opportunity of being one of the exclusive official tour operator partners to the 2023 Rugby World Cup...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 26 Jul 2021

Convergence Partners to drive digital inclusion in Africa with latest fund
Convergence Partners to drive digital inclusion in Africa with latest fund

Convergence Partners has announced the successful first close of its third fund, the Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund (CPDIF) at $120m...

23 Jul 2021

Saint-Gobain Africa Challenge 2021 calls for entries
Saint-Gobain Africa Challenge 2021 calls for entries

Saint-Gobain and AfricArena have joined forces to empower early-stage tech solutions in e-commerce and fintech in Egypt, Kenya and South Africa...

21 Jul 2021

Dentsu Africa launches Finance, banking and insurance like never before
Dentsu Africa launches Finance, banking and insurance like never before

The third edition in the Dentsu Wisdom Series titled Finance, banking and insurance like never before has officially launched...

Issued by Dentsu 16 Jul 2021

New Google report reveals a booming African mobile app market
New Google report reveals a booming African mobile app market

AppsFlyer has launched a report with Google that reveals a booming African mobile app market, propelled by a growing fintech space and more...

13 Jul 2021

4 reasons organisations should write code with care
4 reasons organisations should write code with care

Want to know why your organisation should be paying attention to code? Vutlhari Rikhotso, CTO of Basalt Technology, provides the answer...

Vutlhari Rikhotso 12 Jul 2021

Exponential Finance Summit to join forces with the SingularityU South Africa Summit later this year
Exponential Finance Summit to join forces with the SingularityU South Africa Summit later this year

The SingularityU Exponential Finance Summit 2021 will combine with the SingularityU South Africa Summit in October...

Issued by Mann Made 8 Jul 2021

NFC versus QR code payments - there's room for both
NFC versus QR code payments - there's room for both

Two of the main contenders in contactless payments have been near-field communication (NFC) transactions and quick response (QR) code payments...

Issued by Zapper 6 Jul 2021

Revolutionise the informal retail space with intelligent tech
Revolutionise the informal retail space with intelligent tech

Intelligent technology helps to improve the safety of salespeople in the main market ecosystem during the ongoing health crisis and enhances efficiency and profitability across the chain, says MacMobile's MD...

Andrew Dawson 5 Jul 2021

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Bank branches will be dead in 5 years

Sixty-five percent of global banking executives believe branch-based banking will be "dead" within five years, according to a new report...

29 Jun 2021

10 tech startups selected for inaugural ASIP Accelerator
10 tech startups selected for inaugural ASIP Accelerator

Telecel Group Africa Startup Initiative Programme (ASIP) and Startupbootcamp Afritech, has selected the 10 tech startups that will participate in the inaugural ASIP Accelerator...

28 Jun 2021

Peter Olyott, CEO of Indwe Broker Holdings
Fintech benefits consumers and intermediaries

The different technologies associated with fintech assist consumers with their decision-making process regarding financial products and enable intermediaries to provide their clients with needs-driven solutions and products...

Peter Olyott 28 Jun 2021

Seedstars Africa Ventures announces initiatives to drive investments into Africa
Seedstars Africa Ventures announces initiatives to drive investments into Africa

Viva Technology, the Conseil Présidentiel pour l'Afrique, and Seedstars Africa Ventures has unveiled new African initiatives to drive additional investments in African innovation...

24 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Oratile Seabela, founder of Malii on championing your dreams into reality
#YouthMatters: Oratile Seabela, founder of Malii on championing your dreams into reality

As part of our #YouthMatters feature, we chat to Oratile Seabela, founder of integrated public transport mobile app solution, Malii...

Robin Fredericks 24 Jun 2021

#MarketingMasterminds: Retroactive cofounder Mike Sharman on personal marketing with MatchKit
#MarketingMasterminds: Retroactive cofounder Mike Sharman on personal marketing with MatchKit

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Mike Sharman, Retroactive cofounder. He discusses MatchKit...

Issued by Facebook 18 Jun 2021

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Where to next? The case for crypto asset regulation just got bigger

The alleged loss of some $3.6bn Bitcoin through Africrypt investment company brings home just how risky this asset class truly is...

Richard Rattue 18 Jun 2021

Customer experience reimagined post-Covid
Customer experience reimagined post-Covid

Tech trends shaping the customer engagement experience in the financial services sector is seeing a growing competition from challenger banks and new technologies that can help traditional players enhance their customer experience and keep up with the disruptors...

Katlego Tong, Issued by Israel Trade Office to South Africa 14 Jun 2021

Andy Jury, CEO, Mukuru
More doing and less talking: The path to financial inclusion in Africa

Financial inclusion is not happening fast enough, even though the virtues of fintech's potential to bring hundreds of millions of people who are outside the mainstream are constantly touted...

Andy Jury 10 Jun 2021

1K1V and Crossfin acquire Sybrin for R410m
1K1V and Crossfin acquire Sybrin for R410m

One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V) in partnership with Crossfin Technology Holdings and investor Isaac Mophatlane, have acquired Sybrin Group of Companies for R410m...

9 Jun 2021

#StartupStory: Bettr.App, a new culture of money in Africa
#StartupStory: Bettr.App, a new culture of money in Africa

Bettr.App, is set to merge the worlds of gaming, content creation and banking....

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Jun 2021

MTN South Africa will bid in second Ethiopia telecoms licence round
MTN South Africa will bid in second Ethiopia telecoms licence round

South Africa's MTN Group will bid again for an Ethiopian operating telecom licence in the second round if mobile financial services are included...

4 Jun 2021

E-payments are the catalyst for a global cashless society
E-payments are the catalyst for a global cashless society

Covid-19 has ramped up the role digitalisation plays in the financial lives of more and more of the world's population...

2 Jun 2021

The future of telcos: Invest in value-added services
The future of telcos: Invest in value-added services

According to Deloitte, the telecoms industry in South Africa is maturing and it is becoming more challenging to differentiate on network coverage and performance only...

Karishma Sewduth, Issued by Israel Trade Office to South Africa 1 Jun 2021

Idris Bello talks raising capital in Africa
Idris Bello talks raising capital in Africa

Idris Bello, founding partner at Loftyinc Capital Management, is a proud member of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance. He shares some valuable insights on the African entrepreneurial ecosystem...

Evan-Lee Courie 31 May 2021

Jigyasa Singh, managing director, financial services, Accenture Africa
Open banking as an opportunity: 3 approaches and what lies ahead

Banks are increasingly competing in a world where non-banks are able to create a direct traditional banking relationship with customers...

Jigyasa Singh 27 May 2021

Startup teaches young Nigerians to code on smartphones
Startup teaches young Nigerians to code on smartphones

Samuel Anyaele regularly tells his students that everything they need to write a software code can be found on their mobile phones...

Angela Ukomadu 27 May 2021

More SA online shops offer buy now pay later option
More SA online shops offer buy now pay later option

Fintech startup and buy now pay later (BNPL) provider Payflex says that its customer base has soared from 70 merchants in 2019 to over 700 active stores this year...

27 May 2021

Trends shaping philanthropy in the post-pandemic world
Trends shaping philanthropy in the post-pandemic world

One of the things that has become evident, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, is that philanthropy itself has become the trigger for many...

Lisa Forster and Timothy Townsend 26 May 2021

The Fulfilment Summit set to go live this week
The Fulfilment Summit set to go live this week

The Fulfilment Summit is a one day virtual event set to run on 26 May 2021...

24 May 2021

Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa
Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

Rifumo Holdings the hottest of the lot and wins the #GSAW campaign
Rifumo Holdings the hottest of the lot and wins the #GSAW campaign

The 12-month Get South Africa Working Campaign (#GSAW), a partnership between Hot 91.9 FM and ProfitShare Partners, culminated in the announcement of Rifumo Holdings (Pty) Ltd as the R1m cash prize winner...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 21 May 2021

Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech
Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech

The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...

Ariana Issaias and Dominic Indokhomi 20 May 2021

The AfCFTA can change the circumstances of millions of African SMEs
The AfCFTA can change the circumstances of millions of African SMEs

With all the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has presented to Africa, there are many exciting changes afoot...

Amrote Abdella 18 May 2021

AlphaCode awards R2m to fintech startups
AlphaCode awards R2m to fintech startups

South Africa's best up and coming fintech startups sweated it out at a virtual demo day when they had just five minutes each to convince a panel of judges that they should be part of the second phase of the AlphaCode Incubate programme...

14 May 2021

Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business
Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business

With more than 22 million internet users and over 11 million social media users in Kenya, access to digital data is on the rise in the country that continues to be a technological hub on the African continent...

Siphesihle Hlela 12 May 2021

Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for May
Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for May

The inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit is reportedly the first global event to focus on women in emerging tech sectors...

4 May 2021

Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sector
Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sector

South Africa's informal economy, made up of thousands of small businesses in city centres and townships across the country, represents a massive opportunity for job creation and economic growth...

Mandla Khupe 3 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek value
Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek value

Pepkor Holdings said on Wednesday half-year earnings were expected to rise by at least 20%, supported by growth at its discount clothing business and a reduction in net debt and finance costs...

Nqobile Dludla 29 Apr 2021

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