Investment into African tech startups hit the highest levels since records began in 2017, with 159 startups raising in excess of $195 million...
17 Jan 2018
The Startupbootcamp cohort showcased its top 10 startups, selected from a pool of 514 applicants, to global investors, sponsors, and partners at its first Africa-based demo day...
6 Dec 2017
The first AfricArena took place this week and welcomed over 450 delegates, 100 entrepreneurs, 80 startups, 22 exhibitors, 42 speakers, 67 investors It also witnessed more than 40 live startup pitch battles.
9 Nov 2017
Cape Town-based drone operator UAV Industries has raised R6.84m ($499,000) in funding from Glenheim Venture Capital Company, the first direct investment made by Glenheim's Section 12J fund...
Tom Jackson 24 Oct 2017
Janine Basel, CEO of Akro Capital, shares how the phenomenon of very few female entrepreneurs approaching them for funding led to the formation of their Girl Boss Hustle events...
Leigh Andrews 19 Oct 2017
AfricArena, described as the largest tech innovation conference for startups and investors hosted on African soil, will take place from 6-7 November 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre...
11 Oct 2017
Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business...
Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017
Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits...
22 Sep 2017
Nefrids Africa has won the Tanzania round of Seedstars World and will represent Tanzania at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes...
25 Jul 2017
Orange Digital Investment launches a new investment initiative of €50m devoted to startups in Africa...
14 Jun 2017
While the advertising industry is cluttered with award shows, the Midas Awards that recognise the world's best financial advertising are ones to watch as this form of brand messaging is aimed at gaining the rarest kind of consumer trust imaginable. Here's how SA's own Cullinan agency recently proved its weight in gold.
Leigh Andrews 15 Feb 2018
Tower Property Fund could receive a rerating this year and raise capital as the junior property stock looks to stabilise its Croatian portfolio and complete developments in Cape Town.
15 Feb 2018
Although I have lived long enough to be aware of the inevitability of economic cycles, I am always oddly proud whenever I read about Malta's strong economic performance - as if I had something to do with it! After a decade's diet of negative South African poltico-economic views, I'd forgotten that curious feeling of civic optimism, the effervescence of possibility and the Candidean sense of living in the best of all possible worlds that good news cultivates.
Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 9 Feb 2018
The Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising has announced its 2017 winners and South Africa has struck gold with 12 Midas Gold Ingots in the bag.
7 Feb 2018
LONDON, UK - Armed robbers have raided the house of a British virtual currency trader, forcing him to transfer Bitcoins after tying up his wife and threatening him with a gun, British media reported.
30 Jan 2018