#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault Share
#StartupStory: Unlocking the power of business networking with Vault Share

There's a new digitally savvy way to revolutionise one's business opportunities and has launched locally in the form of Vault Share - a social card and app in Africa that encourages authentic and meaningful interactions in any social or business setting.

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

The dangers of legacy software for retailers embracing digital journeys
The dangers of legacy software for retailers embracing digital journeys

Companies across industries are grappling with the economic impact of the global pandemic, few more so than the embattled retail sector. Without a doubt, 'making the numbers' is rare amidst weaker revenue.

By Allan Dickson 1 day ago

Open call for African startups addressing access to energy, agriculture, mobility issues
Open call for African startups addressing access to energy, agriculture, mobility issues

Seedstars and Shell Foundation have joined forces to look for sustainable, scalable and innovative startups addressing universal access to energy-related challenges, as well as sustainable agriculture, mobility and transportation.

1 day ago

For local SMEs to thrive #DataMustFall
For local SMEs to thrive #DataMustFall

Despite recent intervention from the Competition Commission, South Africa still has some of the most expensive mobile data rates on the continent. In fact, from lowest to highest data tariffs, Research ICT Africa's Retail African Mobile Pricing (RAMP) Index ranked South Africa 33rd out of 46 African countries this year.

2 days ago

Paul Kent, CEO at Adumo
Adumo buys point-of-sale company Gaap

South African fintech company Adumo has acquired point-of-sale company Gaap for an undisclosed amount. As part of the deal, Adumo will take a majority shareholding in Gaap, which will become an Adumo company but will continue to operate independently under its existing brand.

2 days ago

Tech startup LocumBase secures funding from E² Investments and Jozi Angels
Tech startup LocumBase secures funding from E² Investments and Jozi Angels

Independent online platform LocumBase recently secured funding from E2 Investments and Jozi Angels. The platform also launched V3. LocumBase brings medical practices and locum practitioners together through a locum booking process.

2 days ago

Data management is at the heart of cloud security
Data management is at the heart of cloud security

More businesses are finally making the move to the cloud in the wake of accelerated digital transformation. While these businesses now benefit from enhanced agility and flexibility, cybercriminals have leapt into action to exploit any vulnerabilities that may exist.

By Johan Scheepers 2 days ago

Futurist-in-chief Dion Chang to lead BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives
Futurist-in-chief Dion Chang to lead BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives

Bizcommunity, in partnership with South Africa's leading business trend consultants, Flux Trends, invites you to join BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives on Thursday, 28 January 2021.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

Black Friday delivers big increase in online transaction volumes
Black Friday delivers big increase in online transaction volumes

The number of new shoppers introduced to e-commerce over lockdown boosted Black Friday weekend total online transaction volumes by 50%, compared to 2019. This is according to data released by online payment gateway PayFast.

3 days ago

Digital communication trends that will boost your business in 2021
Digital communication trends that will boost your business in 2021

2020 has been a year full of upheaval, but it's also been the catalyst for many businesses to finally start embracing digital - whether that's by adding e-commerce to their offering or by moving to an online customer data platform.

By James Bayhack 3 days ago

How VR, 5G will become the new frontier of sports
How VR, 5G will become the new frontier of sports

Sports fans are passionate and they demand the full experience whether they're at the match or on their couches. Leading technologies enrich the sporting experience, bringing people closer to the action, and creating new immersive ways to showcase the commitment, excitement, and teamwork of sports.

By Kevin Murphy 3 days ago

When 'future' technology trends become today's reality
When 'future' technology trends become today's reality

This year has been a tough year for many but looking ahead to 2021, the technology world promises a wide range of opportunities to adapt. It's tough to make predictions about 2021 when none of us are sure how the rest of 2020 will pan out. What we do know for certain is that the world will never be the same.

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 27 Nov 2020

#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online
#StartupStory: iTorho Technologies is making it easier to do formal business online

iTorho Technologies is a free platform that enables entrepreneurs to list their offerings, manage bookings and client information, as well as receive payments was created with the mission of catalysing broader economic inclusion for SMMEs.

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Nov 2020

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