US-Based Investor SixThirty Invest in SA’s InsurTech Firm Click2Sure

SixThirty, US-based tech venture capital fund, is making a big bet on South Africa's InsurTech company Click2Sure. SixThirty is a venture capital fund and...
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Prosus’s PayU Leads R1.4-bln Financing Round in FinTech Startup Remitly

FinTech startup Remitly has raised $85 million (R1.4 billion ) at a $1.5 billion (R24.7 billion) valuation in a funding round led by existing...

SA’s Startup room.sh Gives Companies and Teams an Alternative to Zoom

In the past three months, South African startup room.sh has emerged into the video conferencing tech space to compete with the likes of Zoom...

Allan Gray, Umkhathi Wethu to Fund Peach Payments Africa Expansion

South Africa's FinTech startup Peach Payments announced on Wednesday that it has received funding from fund manager Allan Gray and private equity Umkhathi Wethu...

SA FinTech Startup Ozow Breaks R10-bn Barrier; Eyes To Add 4m Customers

South African payment technology platform Ozow has broken through the R10bn milestone in transactions processed – and is looking at doubling the number of...

This SA Startup is Providing Automated ‘Well-Written’ Legal Contracts

Good lawyers are expensive, let us be honest. So much so that when one needs a contract or legal document, its generally prohibitively expensive,...

This Startup Wants the World to Use South Africa’s Creative Talent

A new South African startup is trying to introduce the world to the country’s multicultural and deeply awesome creative talent. The startup, Fierce, is primarily...

SweepSouth’s Aisha Pandor Gives Her Tips To Startup Success

As we embark on a new year many of us will be looking to launch new business endeavours. But the road to success is...

SA’s FinTech Startup Launches R14m Claim Against Facebook

A South African FinTech (financial technology) startup has instituted a R14 million claim for damages against social media giant Facebook. PrepaidWealth.com, a startup co-founded by...

AgriTech Firm Aerobotics Named 2019 Best Startup by SAVCA

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), in collaboration with Investec and supported by Sanlam Investments, has named AgriTech firm Aerobotics...

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