Browsing: UCS Group

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Ex-UCS bosses eye new tech fund

Capital Eye Investments, the company that emerged out of what was left of JSE-listed UCS Group after Business Connexion acquired its services businesses four years ago, plans to launch a private equity fund to invest in start-ups and established technology businesses. Capital Eye

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Durban payments start-up eyes world stage

Emerge Mobile, an ambitious start-up based in Umhlanga, north of Durban, has developed a smartphone-based mobile payments system similar to the US solution Square, and has secured certifications from international bodies. It now plans to launch

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MXit opens wallet to customers

SA mobile instant messaging and social networking company MXit has signed an agreement with UCS Group subsidiary wiWallet to give its users a new payment platform. Herman Heunis, founder and CEO of MXit

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BCX targets Africa retail in UCS deal

Business Connexion (BCX) has made a R614m offer to buy up a big portion of the assets of the UCS Group. BCX will settle the deal through the issue of 101m new shares, with R30m to be paid in cash