‘Covidpreneurs’ – These are not Black Businesses, but Thieves

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is investigating allegations that unscrupulous officials and businesses benefited from billions meant to fight COVID-19. According to a report by...
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SA’s Diabetes Telemedicine Platform Secures Capital To Scale-Up

COVID-19 has drastically impacted on the manner in which society conducts one-on-one engagements – most notably within the medical sphere. In light of the...

South Africa’s Tech Startups Share Their Lockdown Experiences

South Africa’s FinTech startups, associated with AlphaCode, share how the country’s extended lockdown has provided some with growth opportunities as people adapt how they...

South African FinTech in 2020 – What Can We Expect?

FinTech is rapidly transforming the very essence of global financial services. Here at AlphaCode, we spend a lot of time researching and thinking about...

AlphaCode Invests in Guidepost, a Diabetes Health and InsurTech Innovator

Rand Merchant Investments, through its FinTech investment arm, AlphaCode, has taken a 25.1% stake in Guidepost, a high-touch diabetes health and InsurTech innovator that...

AlphaCode Awards R450 000 to a FinTech Startup Jamii Cities

Jamii Cities, a platform that connects the needs of the best tenants with the best landlords, has been awarded an additional R450 000 of...

Zande, Bright On and Livestock Wealth Gets R23m Loan From AlphaCode

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

AlphaCode Awards R16 million to 8 FinTech Startups in SA

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16 million to eight of SA’s most promising financial services startups. All...

SA’s AlphaCode Invest in Luno, a Global Bitcoin Platform

By Staff Writer  Global bitcoin platform Luno announced on Tuesday that it has received R120 million investment and revealed its expansion plans into 35 new...

FinTech Firm Prodigy Finance Gets R3.2 Billion Venture Capital Funding

By Staff Writer Prodigy Finance, an international FinTech platform that has developed the world’s first borderless credit model, today announces a R3.19 billion fundraise. This includes...

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SASSA Introduces Payment Method Changes for R350 COVID-19 Grant

SASSA presents beneficiaries of the COVID-19 grant with an opportunity to receive their grants at their chosen and convenient outlets. Beneficiaries can now change...

SASSA Pays 4 Million People Their R350 COVID-19 Grant, Millions Still Waiting

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has paid 4 million people their R350 Social Relief Grant, according to Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu. Zulu made the statement...