Startup Plans to Upend South Africa’s Freelance Market

South Africa's gig economy, which is made up of freelance, short-term, and on-demand work, is growing. Since the lockdown was imposed at the end of...

Latest Posts

SA Government Works To Procure Additional Power Generation

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government has gazetted ministerial determinations that will enable the development of more than 11 800 megawatts (MW) of additional...

What Are The Different Types Of Proximity Sensors?

A proximity sensor is a device that is used to detect an object’s presence without the need for physical intervention or contact. This is...

Channel VAS is Firing on All Cylinders

Channel VAS is the premium FinTech provider of mobile financial services, airtime credit & airtime advance services, handset loans and big data analytics, all...

A Compassionate Society Requires Authentic Leadership

The global COVID-19 pandemic has placed extraordinary demands on leaders in government, society and business. At times like these, the news can be overwhelming and...

Businessman Andile Ngcaba’s firm Convergence pumps millions into SA’s start-up Snapt

South African technology start-up Snapt has joined forces with Convergence Partners, which is  owned by ICT industry veteran Andile Ngcaba. Convergence Partners will invest $1 million (R15 million) growth capital into Snapt. By Staff Writer

Snapt is a global provider of high-end virtualized and cloud-based load balancing, web acceleration and security software. It has been disrupting the market since its launch in 2012 and has achieved astonishing year-on-year growth of 400% in both 2014 and 2015. Snapt has also recently opened its first US offices in Atlanta.

As part of its expansion in the US, Snapt aims to capture a 1 percent share of the $6.5 billion application delivery software market within the next three years.

Since its launch in 2012, Snapt has built a client base of 10,000 customers stretching across 50 countries.

Businessman Andile Ngcaba
Businessman Andile Ngcaba

“Load balancing in the network infrastructure and server environment is what differentiates successful companies in the digital domain – and Snapt’s technology solutions give its customers this competitive edge. We are proud to be supporting a leading global tech player like Snapt,” Ngcaba said in a statement.

Snapt offers a start-up package at $55 per month, which includes 24/7/365 service availability and an average response time of three minutes, demonstrating that service excellence and responsiveness are at the heart of the business.

“South Africa has the potential to be a key player in global technology innovations. Snapt’s success is proof that South African technology can lead the way for bright start-ups to disrupt the marketplace in South Africa, the US and globally,” Dave Blakey, CEO of Snapt, said in a statement.

Latest Posts

SA Government Works To Procure Additional Power Generation

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government has gazetted ministerial determinations that will enable the development of more than 11 800 megawatts (MW) of additional...

What Are The Different Types Of Proximity Sensors?

A proximity sensor is a device that is used to detect an object’s presence without the need for physical intervention or contact. This is...

Channel VAS is Firing on All Cylinders

Channel VAS is the premium FinTech provider of mobile financial services, airtime credit & airtime advance services, handset loans and big data analytics, all...

A Compassionate Society Requires Authentic Leadership

The global COVID-19 pandemic has placed extraordinary demands on leaders in government, society and business. At times like these, the news can be overwhelming and...

Don't Miss

5 Lead Generation Strategies for Real Estate Agents during COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has severely affected global economies. Many businesses are opting for different tactics to create new opportunities and expand their client base...

Ramaphosa May Announce A Plan To Reboot SA’s Economy

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today chair two virtual meetings that will deliberate on the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the economic recovery...

Creating a Connected, Digital Society For All

Digital technologies have changed the way people live, work and interact. Currently, South Africa has embarked on a digitalisation journey which aims to see...

COVID-19 Delays TymeBank’s Partnership With ZCC

TymeBank, a digital bank that is owned by billionaire Patrice Motsepe, announced on Tuesday that its partnership with the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) has...

Rain is Now Valued at More Than R15 Billion, Making it Bigger Than Telkom

South African mobile data network operator Rain is now valued at more than R15 billion by its parent company African Rainbow Capital (ARC). The...

Stay in touch

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.