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SA investors are too risk averse: Vinny Lingham

The venture capital community in South Africa is too risk averse and doesn’t understand the start-up model, particularly when it comes to high-growth start-ups. That’s the view of San Francisco-based South African Internet

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SweepSouth readying to clean up abroad

Technology-powered home cleaning services start-up SweepSouth, fresh from raising R10m in new funding, is gearing up to expand to its fourth South African city and is also contemplating its first foray outside South Africa, its co-founder, Aisha

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S African to lead Bitcoin Foundation

South African technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist Llew Claasen has been named as executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation, effective 1 July. Claasen, who is based in Cape Town, is managing partner