Browsing: Keet van Zyl

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TechCentral’s top 5 podcasts in May

TechCentral’s interview with Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub was the publication’s most popular podcast in May 2018, followed by interviews with MultiChoice South Africa CEO Calvo Mawela and cryptocurrency expert

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Uber buys South African tech firm in major exit

Uber Eats, the food delivery business of ride-hailing giant Uber, has acquired South African-owned restaurant technology company orderTalk in what is being billed as a significant exit for Cape Town-based venture capital investor

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Interview: Knife Capital’s Keet van Zyl

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Knife Capital investment partner Keet van Zyl about the company’s big exit of investment orderTalk to Uber Eats, announced on Wednesday. Van Zyl

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Mark Shuttleworth’s HBD exits FlightScope

South African Internet billionaire Mark Shuttleworth’s HBD Venture Capital has sold its stake in South African 3D Doppler ball-tracking sports radar specialist FlightScope to management on what

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New SA VC firm KNF Ventures launched

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

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Black tech entrepreneurs in high demand

Young black South Africans with entrepreneurial ambitions may well find that studying computer programming or software developing provides the springboard they need to grab the eye of a venture capital funder. With an inherent bias towards

Adii Pienaar
SA tech start-ups: a call to action

In the past couple of years, start-ups — especially in the technology sector – have at long last been given a bit more time in the spotlight. This has mostly coincided with endeavours like Silicon Cape and the passion of a handful of individuals — entrepreneurs, investors and geeks – to create more of an

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Michael Jordaan in investment venture

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan, who joined the board of social network Mxit as chairman in September 2013, has acquired a stake in AngelHub Ventures, a Cape Town-based company that provides seed funding to start-up businesses. Kevin Harris, who has worked