Browsing: Barclays Africa

Applications have closed for a new accelerator programme for financial technology start-ups based in Cape Town and backed by Barclays Africa and US accelerator Techstars, with nearly 400 companies from around the world applying to take part

Fast-growing independent data centre operator Teraco Data Environments has increased the size of its medium-term funding facility to R400m. The additional funding has been secured from Barclays Africa

RainFin, a start-up promising to disrupt the financial services sector by allowing credit-worthy South Africans to engage in person-to-person lending, cutting out the banks in the process, has sold 49% of its equity to … a bank. The Cape Town-based company has sold the equity to Barclays Africa for an

Banking giant Absa is at an advanced stage of planning to deploy free public Wi-Fi to all of its approximately 800 branches across South Africa. The bank will also work with parent Barclays to extend the network to its branches across the rest of Africa. The idea is to encourage

Absa group chief information officer Len de Villiers is stepping down at the end of the year and says he plans to take time off to “recharge his batteries” before deciding what to do next. The Absa CIO role is one of the biggest and most demanding IT management jobs in SA