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Telkom subsidiary BCX (formerly Business Connexion) said on Wednesday that it will invest R60m in skills development over three years. The money will be pumped into WeThinkCode to more than double the number

The new accelerator programme for financial technology start-ups backed by Barclays Africa and US accelerator Techstars has announced the names of 10 companies that have been selected to take part. More than 400 applications had been received

Applications have closed for a new accelerator programme for financial technology start-ups based in Cape Town and backed by Barclays Africa and US accelerator Techstars, with nearly 400 companies from around the world applying to take part

WeThinkCode, the new, not-for-profit and entrepreneur-led initiative to develop programming skills in South Africa, has revealed its first corporate backers. They are financial services group First National Bank, Durban-based development house Derivco and Johannesburg-based

South Africa has a dire shortage of skills, especially software developers. Now a new, not-for-profit initiative, led by entrepreneurs, is hoping to make a meaningful impact on developing the

Synaq’s nondescript offices near the Sandton CBD feel laid back and comfortable. A large blackboard near the entrance has scribbles all over it. These offices check all the boxes of a start-up, but this business is far too big, and a few years too old, to fall into the start-up category. It all started a few years

Yossi Hasson, MD of open-source software specialist Synaq, is tall, dark, handsome and gifted. Which means my first instinct is to dislike him. However, Hasson proves to be as friendly as he is talented when I meet with him on a