South African-founded chat commerce specialist Clickatell, which is now headquartered in California, has secured R1.4-billion in a series-C funding round.
Pick n Pay has launched a customer communications channel on WhatsApp, allowing shoppers to interact with the retailer through the popular messaging app.
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MTN South Africa has launched a new service on WhatsApp that allows its customers to check their balances, top up their airtime and buy data bundles without having to leave the Facebook-owned messaging app.
South African-born customer engagement company Clickatell has appointed former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan and other heavyweights to its board, it said on Tuesday.
Most say the same thing. They came to the US either to avoid army conscription or apartheid itself in the late 1980s. They planned to stay for just a few years, but they stayed on. A quarter century later, this small generation of South African immigrants has risen to break through, en masse, into such key leadership roles that they’re changing the US. YouTube
A new, high-profile group founded by three South Africans now living in Silicon Valley and London has been formed to help grow SA businesses into global firms by providing the connections, advice and investment they need to take their ideas beyond SA’s
Mobiflock, a mobile safety and security company, has launched a parental control service for smartphones and tablets. The service, which has been in beta development for the past six months, allows for Web and application-level blocks on Android smartphones and tablets and parental control services for Android
Len Pienaar, CEO of First National Bank’s M-Commerce division, has resigned from the financial services institution. Pienaar is relocating from…