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South African venture capital firm Knife Capital has announced the launch of a new, South African Revenue Service-approved section 12J venture capital company, KNF Ventures, dedicated to investing in innovation-driven ventures

The days of using paper tickets at parking bays could be numbered if a local start-up has its way. Mobile application KaChing officially went live on Tuesday and promises a cashless, ticketless parking system that allows drivers “seamless entry and exit to

Technology-powered South African start-up SweepSouth, which provides online, on-demand home cleaning services, has secured R10m in new venture capital funding, it said on Monday. The funding comes from the Vumela Fund, as well

Michael Bowren and Chris Ball have taken on a mammoth task. They’re building an online platform to enable consumers to compare financial products – including bank accounts, loans and credit cards – offered by South Africa’s lenders. Having recognised that many South

Technology start-ups in Africa secured total funding of more than US$185,7m, or R3,1bn, in 2015, according to new data. Research by Disrupt Africa, a website that focuses on the start-up ecosystem on the continent, found that the money was shared between 125 tech start-ups

Bored with South African television? Future TV, a start-up founded by Johannesburg IT businessman Steven Cohen, wants to give local couch potatoes access to the world’s streaming services without the hassle of having to jump through technical hoops to do it

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan has announced an investment in local online wine retailer Port2Port. Jordaan has invested an undisclosed amount in the startup. He tweeted the announcement through Montegray Capital, which is his startup investment vehicle

Asimmetric has become the first South African company to join the hardware accelerator programme Highway1, based in San Francisco. Highway1 is an intensive, 16-week programme