How This South African Entrepreneur Went From Zero To Building USD 19 Mn Company

When Lebo Gunguluza arrived Durban in 1990, he had no more than R 60.00 and perhaps a boatload of courage

There Is A Big Misconception In Africa That If You Are A Tech Startup, You Need VC Money – Says Investor Zachariah George

Zachariah George is a well-known personality of the African startup Landscape, but for those who are yet to know him,

SA Startup Xineoh Raises Additional USD 500 K In Series A Funding

South Africa’s artificial intelligence startup Xineoh has announced the closure of an additional non-brokered private placement equity of USD 500 K. Combined


S.A’s Insuretech Ctrl Tones Up Ties With Santam Insurance After Recent Undisclosed Series A

South Africa’s insurance tech company Ctrl raised undisclosed Series A funding from Santam Insurance, a Bellville-based leading short-term insurance company.

Softbank-Backed Shared Workspace Giant WeWork Heads To Johannesburg

U.S.-based shared workspace provider, WeWork, has announced plans to expand its operations to Johannesburg, South Africa. The New York-based company which

South African Tech Startup RapidDeploy Raises USD 12 Mn In Funding

South African tech startup RapidDeploy has secured USD 12 million in series A funding from GreatPoint Ventures and Samsung NEXT.

South African Beverage Startup PURA Raises Series A From Knife capital

Cape Town-based PURA Beverage Company raised Series A from South Africa’s one of the most active Venture Capital firm Knife

SAFCOIN Introduces Plug-And-Play Cryptocurrency Mining Opportunities In South Africa

Limited opportunity for start-up miners to join the cryptocurrency mining revolution Massive, power-intensive cryptocurrency mining farms have forced many small

South Africans Spent USD 4 Bn Between 1-31 December 2018

Thanks to recent purchasing statistics, we are able to have a look at the spending landscape of South Africa in

USD 37.4 Mn Investment Announced For South African SMEs

Silicon Valley-based techprenuer Vinny Lingham’s Newtown Partners and Lion Pride investment holdings have made known their plans to raise USD

At 50, This South African Is Living His Childhood Passion And Building Robots Out Of Scrap

When a retrenchment exercise kicked Hoosain Dixon out of a job he had dedicated the better parts of the last

S.A’s Kingson Capital Launches USD 30 Mn Fund For Tech And Black-Owned SMEs

Under the auspices of its Fund Two initiative, South Africa’s venture capital economy Kingson Capital has launched SAR 400 Mn

This South African Entrepreneur Went From Security Guard To Owner Of R 500 Mn Recreation Company

It’s another Saturday morning and little Tim can only afford to stare at the long line of kids scrambling into

Meet The Dynamic Duo Who Built A Successful Construction Company In South Africa With No Capital

How does the idea of starting a business with zero capital sound to you? Crazy, isn’t it? Well, not to

Naspers And Dimension Data May Soon Sell Their Stakes In VAST Networks To Link Africa

Naspers is well-known for its affiliation with Tencent. Recently, the South African firm has been involved in multiple deals. It’s

Flow, The S.A App That Rewards Tenants For Good Behavior, Has Raised USD 1.5 Mn Pre Series A

South Africa’s VC firm Kalon Venture Partners have announced that it led an investment round worth SAR 10 Mn (USD

S.A’s Naspers Fully Acquires Russia’s Leading Classifieds Avito With USD 1.16 Bn Deal

South Africa’s classifieds business OLX Group, which owned by Naspers, has pumped funds worth USD 1.16 Bn into Russian classifieds

South African Sun Exchange Raises USD 1 Mn From Recently Concluded ICO

Cape Town-based ‘Blockchain’ enabled solar energy startup Sun Exchange raised USD 1 Mn from its recently concluded ICO round. In

The Curious Case Of South African E-Comm Builder: Silvertree Internet Holdings

The recent shutdown of the much-transacted startup DealDey that had not just a celebrated founder but an experienced team to

Reaching For The Stars: These South African Teens Are Set To Launch Africa’s First Private Satellite

Come March this year; South Africa will launch the very first private satellite in Africa into space. Now, while that

S.A’s Reserve Bank Proposes Tougher Crypto Regulations

In the wake of relentless crypto scams and fake ICO offerings across the continent, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has released

Meet South Africa’s Youngest Self-Made Millionaire Who Traded His Tuition And Scored USD 2.3 Mn In Forex

Twenty-five-year-old Sandile Shezi got heads turned and eyebrows raised when he became South Africa’s youngest self-made millionaire at 23. In

Naspers Fully Acquires Dubizzle For USD 190 Mn

The investment arm of South Africa’s Naspers – Myriad International Holdings – has decided to go all in and acquire the

South Africa’s Very Own Cryptocurrency SAFCOIN, Unveils Its Second Call Centre

SAFCOIN, an exclusive South African cryptocurrency, has opened its second contact centre, on Oxford Street, East London. The walk-in centre

SA Startup WhereIsMyTransport Secures USD 1.8 Mn As Part Of Series A Round

London and Cape Town-based WhereIsMyTransport, a public transport data and technology company, has secured an additional USD 1.8 Mn from

South Africa’s Naspers Leads USD 1 Bn Round In Indian FoodTech Startup Swiggy

Just three days after announcing its big round in India’s Edtech startup Byju’s; Naspers today announced another investment in yet another

South Africa’s HouseME Lands “Multi-Million-Rand” Investment From Two Investors

HouseME; a property-tech startup that is based in South Africa, has closed a “multi-million-rand” funding round led by undisclosed investors

SA Fintech Startup JUMO Bags Additional USD 12.5 Mn To Fund Asia Expansion

In what has largely been an eventful year for the company, South African fintech startup, JUMO, has roped in yet

Africa-Focused Cryptocurrency SAFCOIN Launches Today

SAFCOIN; an exclusively Africa-focused cryptocurrency, officially launches today.  Not quite long ago, local crypto enthusiasts were able to participate in

South Africa’s Naked Insurance Scores Additional USD 2 Mn Investment

Johannesburg-based artificial intelligence-driven car insurance provider, Naked Insurance has secured additional USD 2.2 Mn to grow its team, ramp up