CAPE TOWN – Seedstars World, A startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes will be coming to South Africa for the fourth time this year.
AlphaCode, an incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle for early-stage financial services businesses powered by Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI) is looking for businesses or ideas that could change the face of financial services.
Legal firm Webber Wentzel has announced a selection of 10 start-up businesses that will join its Ignite legal incubation programme.
Investment into African tech startups hit the highest levels since records began in 2017, with 159 startups raising in excess of US$195 million.
A Cape Town start-up has secured $175 000 (about R2.3m) in angel fundraising from Silicon Valley-based firms.
Barclays Africa Group, hosted the ‘Barclays Accelerator External Demo Day’, on the 2nd of August at the White Space building in Cape Town. Ten fintech companies pitched their tech-based solutions live on stage to the audience, giving them the chance to hear directly from the most ground breaking pioneers in the fintech space.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP is increasingly generating more awareness in South Africa and while the industry should be a desirable employment option for most, there are various challenges that entrepreneurs entering the market should bear in mind when starting their new venture.