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Patrice Motsepe’s company gives renewable energy start-up a R50 million boost

South African blockchain-based renewable energy start-up SunExchange has raised $3 million (R50.28m) from a company backed by one of the country’s richest businessmen, the firm said on Tuesday. SunExchange, which allows people to...

SA drinks startup Quench announces service expansion and new driver app

Stellenbosch-based tech startup Quench Delivery has announced a host of new developments this year, including an app relaunch, the introduction of a separate driver app, and the expansion of its service...

Startup headed by ex-Apple engineer aims to eliminate smartphone buttons

Sentons, a startup led by chip industry veterans, on Thursday began marketing technology that aims to do away with gadget buttons and said it is working with two smartphone makers in...

South Africa’s FlexClub raises $1.2M, partners with Uber Mexico

FlexClub, a South African startup that matches investors and drivers to cars for ride-hailing services, closed a $1.2 million seed round led by CRE Venture Capital. The company will use the financing to...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...