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SA Startup Root Teams Up with Andela & Momentum Health

Cape Town-based startup Root, which builds infrastructure for the digital insurance economy, is partnering with one of Africa's top startups Andela, a global network for remote technologists founded in Nigeria, and financial services company Momentum Health Solutions, to offer...

Pranary Business School Teaches Entrepreneurs How to Get Investors

Cape Town, South Africa-based Pranary Business School has managed to help entrepreneurs and startups raise over $1.5 million in investments and has engaged with 50,000 entrepreneurs from 50 different countries since it launched in 2020 through online mentoring. The business...

SA Startup Bringing “Tap to Pay” to Africa’s Informal Sector Raises Millions

Lipa Payments, a South African-based fintech start-up, has secured a R10-million ($659-thousand) investment from Empowerment Capital’s Imvelo Ventures, which is backed by Capitec Bank SA. Lipa Payments was one of the finalists in Capitec Bank’s Life 2.0 Hackathon in...

South Africa’s e4 Looks Across the Pond for International Expansion

After 21 successful years in the South African PropTech industry, digitalisation specialist e4 is expanding into European markets. Having recently launched a new group in the UK, a long-standing executive director from South Africa, Simon Slater, has relocated to the...

SA Payment Group Adumo Acquires Fintech Startup SwitchPay

Adumo, one of South Africa’s largest independent payment processors, today announced it has acquired SwitchPay, a South African startup providing alternative payment services to merchants and retailers, for an undisclosed amount. According to Adumo CEO Paul Kent, the investment comes...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, our readers sought information about Black Friday in South Africa, and around what President Ramaphosa had to say...

SA Fintech Ukheshe Partners with dzcard for Asia Pacific Expansion

South Africa-based, fintech enablement solutions provider, Ukheshe Technologies has announced a new partnership with global next-generation card solutions and digital security company, dzcard. Headquartered in Thailand, with offices worldwide including in India and Tanzania, dzcard's new partnership with Ukheshe will...

Security Flaw in Health Startup Exposed User Accounts and Medical Information

LogBox, a South African medical data startup that claims it is an "absolutely secure" way to replace paper forms and documentation in sharing patient data with doctors, has allegedly exposed user accounts and sensitive patient data following a lapse...

SA Startup Making Waves with New COVID-19 Tracing Tech

A South African startup has launched a cheap approach to contact tracing in efforts to help with coronavirus measures. Contact tracing is a method of tracking used in countries like the United Kingdom, Singapore and South Korea to aid in...

Startups in SA Can Drive Growth in the Battered Economy

The GEM SA report – titled Igniting startups for economic growth and social change – contains the facts, data and figures that highlight trends in entrepreneurship in South Africa. The results of the study reveal the fundamentals to consider...
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