Browsing: Start-ups

Serial South African technology entrepreneur Vinny Lingham – the man behind Yola and Gyft and a co-founder of the Silicon Cape Initiative – has just gone live with his latest venture, Civic. Lingham, who now lives

Seedstars World, a global seed-stage start-up competition for emerging markets, has named IDWork as South Africa’s top start-up. The company will represent South Africa at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland where will compete for up

Technology-powered home cleaning services start-up SweepSouth, fresh from raising R10m in new funding, is gearing up to expand to its fourth South African city and is also contemplating its first foray outside South Africa, its co-founder, Aisha

Nearly 50% of start-ups say they created a business out of an idea that came to them from the environment in which they live, while 85% of all start-ups are self-funded. These are two findings of South Africa’s largest start-up survey

Offline shopping is South Africa is set to receive a boost with a new application designed to drive shoppers to local stores. Unlike the concept of a traditional shopping application that focuses on e-commerce, MiBrand is designed

Convergence Partners, the investment firm controlled by well-known ICT industry businessman Andile Ngcaba, has announced it is investing US$1m (about R15,6m) in South African technology start-up Snapt to help it in its plans to expand

The founder of Technovera, a start-up company that uses technology to allow people with chronic conditions to collect their repeat medication in just a few minutes, has walked off with the R1m grand prize at 2016’s #Hack.Jozi Challenge. The City of Johannesburg