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SixThirty makes first African investment into Click2Sure startup

By Press Release 19 October 2020

SixThirty has made a multi-million Rand investment in Cape Town-based InsurTech company Click2Sure, marking the first time an African startup has caught the eye of the US-based tech venture fund. FULL STORY >

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AlphaCode awards R450k to healthcare fintech at virtual demo day

By Press Release 5 October 2020

Rand Merchant Investments (RMI) startup incubator AlphaCode has taken another step to find the next unicorn in financial services when it chose Oyi Medical Card and awarded it R450 000 at its first virtual demo day. FULL STORY >

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Experts weigh in on when blockchain’s time will arrive

By Staff Writer 27 August 2020

There are clear trends of increased investment, commercial use cases, growing education and improved tools - all contributing to blockchain’s growing influence. But when will the emerging tech really have its place in the sun? Experts... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft, Mastercard collaborate to accelerate innovation

By Staff Writer 31 July 2020

Microsoft and Mastercard have announced a new collaboration, aimed at building pathways to financial security and provide tools for sustainable growth FULL STORY >

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Blockchain: is it the answer to everything?

By Staff Writer 30 July 2020

Emerging technology Blockchain may well merit the praise it receives for portending breakthroughs, but it has its limits, according to Andile. FULL STORY >

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Blockchain? It’s simpler than you think

By Industry Contributor 11 June 2020

Erick van der Linde, senior software engineer, Andile Solutions unpacks the basics of the elusive Blockchain and how it works. FULL STORY >

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MTN Announces the Go Live Date of Mobile Money Service, MoMo, in South Africa

By Staff Writer 18 December 2019

MTN today announced that its mobile money service, MoMo will go live in January 2020, allowing customers to send, receive, save and spend money as well as pay for goods and services using their mobile phones. FULL STORY >

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Black Friday 2019 was anything but black

By Staff Writer 17 December 2019

The Black Friday postmortum is in - and this year, the year's biggest shopping day was a terrific one according to Transaction Junction. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Facebook Pay: a game-changer for payments, brands and social media

By Industry Contributor 9 December 2019

Thomas Pays, CEO of Ozow, offers insight into Facebook Pay and why its introduction spells a massive disruption for the payments industry. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky predicts key threats in 2020

By Ryan Noik 6 December 2019

Kaspersky has predicted that predicted that fintech, mobile banking and e-commerce are in the crosshairs in the year ahead. Here's some advice on how you can stay cybersafe. FULL STORY >

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SARB calls on local firms to enter Fintech Hackcelerator

By Staff Writer 23 August 2019

SARB calls fintech firms to enter Global Fintech Hackcelerator FULL STORY >

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Naked demonstrates the usefulness of AI in its insurance solution

By Ryan Noik 11 June 2019

Naked, an innovative AI driven insurance offering, is demonstrating just how much of a difference leveraging artificial intelligence can make to a business. FULL STORY >

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SingularityU Exponential Finance Summit: Financial service providers be warned

By Ryan Noik 3 June 2019

Winter is coming for established financial service providers, but those prepared can spring ahead spring. This was the message from CEO and founder of T-Labs, Amin Toufani, at the SingularityU Exponential Finance... FULL STORY >

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New speakers added to inaugural Exponential Finance Summit programme

By Press Release 22 May 2019

SingularityU South Africa will bring together more than 20 global thought leaders in technology, finance, and investment at its inaugural Exponential Finance Summit. FULL STORY >

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Exponential Finance Summit set to address weighty issues next week

By Ryan Noik 22 May 2019

The Exponential Finance Summit, taking place in Cape Town next week, could not have come at a more apt time, with the summit set to look at how technology can stimulate economic growth. FULL STORY >

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