As major financial hubs like Singapore redraw legislation to lure crypto firms, South Africa’s burgeoning exchanges say they are having to move headquarters abroad due to uncertainty over potential government regulation.
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Podcast | TechCentral spoke to Bank Zero co-founder and executive director Lezanne Human about its launch plans and what is involved in launching a new bank in South Africa from a regulatory and technology perspective.
VALR.com has raised R57-million to help fund further expansion, with proceeds from the capital raise to be used to explore new products for the South African market.
Rain will sell its Broadlink telecommunications business to Internet and cloud service provider CipherWave, TechCentral has learnt.
Bank Zero, the digital bank backed by former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan, is on track to launch in the first half of next year and is promising innovations to stamp out card fraud.
Education technology company Snapplify has raised R30-million in “expansion capital” from Knife Capital via its Sars section 12J VC firm KNF Ventures and investment manager Hlayisani Capital’s Hlayisani Growth Fund.
VALR.com will offer ether-rand trading from next week as the cryptocurrency exchange, backed by former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan, ramps up its efforts to tackle Naspers-backed market leader Luno.
VALR.com co-founder and CEO Farzam Ehsani returns to the show for a wide-ranging discussion on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
From free burgers and ride-hailing services to hip-hop concerts and discounted petrol: South African banks are going all out to win customers as competition hots up.
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.