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Employment start-up Giraffe goes national

South African employment start-up Giraffe, which uses mobile phone technology to match people with work opportunities, has announced plans to expand its services across South Africa. The company said on Thursday that it now has over

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SA’s top start-up named

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

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Vodacom zero-rates job searches

Vodacom is working with a number of major jobs websites to zero-rate access for job seekers, the mobile operator said on Monday. The company has launched the NXL LVL (pronounced “next

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SA’s Giraffe secures Silicon Valley funding

Giraffe, the South African start-up using technology to help tackle unemployment in South Africa through an automated recruitment service, has announced it has raised a seed round of funding led by Silicon Valley venture firm Omidyar Network. The parties have not

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SA start-up Giraffe wins spot at top contest

A local recruitment start-up, which operates a business-to-business application that connects job seekers with positions at firms, has won a place to pitch its business against competitors and win a potential US$500 000 in equity. Giraffe, which runs a