Public policy engagements have traditionally been seen as the realm of well-established businesses. Start-ups – and tech start-ups in particular – need to start engaging sooner because there may not be time to “figure it out later”. By Gwen Ngwenya.
Author Gwen Ngwenya
It would be prudent to focus primarily on job creation in South Africa before crushing potential growth areas with formal prescriptions. By Gwen Ngwenya.
Since their arrival, regulatory sandboxes have started – though slowly – to appear in areas beyond fintech. South African policy-makers need to pay attention. By Gwen Ngwenya.
The bid to create a regulatory environment in which technology can thrive will be thwarted if regulators take the position that innovation is what happens outside parliament and not within it. By Gwen Ngwenya.