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Joslyn Links
11 Feb 2019
We take a look at the regions in Africa where tech innovation is thriving Africa has the highest growing economy in the world after South Asia. Output growth is estimated to have increased 3.6% in 2017, predicted to accelerate to 4.1% in 2019. Global companies are tapping into this wealth by investing in the growing number of tech hubs in Africa. According to research conducted by GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator, there were 442 tech hubs operating in Africa last year, up from 314 in 2016. Leading the way was South Africa with 59 hubs, followed closely by Nigeria with 55. Coming...
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Silicon Cape
14 May 2018
African private equity and venture capital deal-making in April were dominated by investments in technology companies, particularly fintech and business-to-business platforms, together with encouraging activity in the agribusiness & food...
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Silicon Cape
14 May 2018
African private equity and venture capital deal-making in April were dominated by investments in technology companies, particularly fintech and business-to-business platforms, together with encouraging activity in the agribusiness & food...
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Silicon Cape
27 Feb 2018
On 22 February 2018, Linum Labs hosted the first Ethereum Meetup in Mauritius in partnership with the Blockchain Launchpad at the African Leadership College. Linum Labs alongside the Blockchain Launchpad,...
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Silicon Cape
27 Feb 2018
On 22 February 2018, Linum Labs hosted the first Ethereum Meetup in Mauritius in partnership with the Blockchain Launchpad at the African Leadership College. Linum Labs alongside the Blockchain Launchpad,...
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Silicon Cape
30 Oct 2017
Cape Town – Monday, 30 October 2017: South Africa has just got its own version of Venmo, one of the US’s most successful payment platforms owned by PayPal that processes $25 billion in...
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Silicon Cape
30 Oct 2017
Cape Town – Monday, 30 October 2017: South Africa has just got its own version of Venmo, one of the US’s most successful payment platforms owned by PayPal that processes $25 billion in...
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Silicon Cape
04 Oct 2017
Fintech startup, ThisIsMe, announces that it has been selected as one of three finalists in the Accenture Innovation Index Awards, for its Fast FICA concept. The company also recently announced that...
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Silicon Cape
04 Oct 2017
Fintech startup, ThisIsMe, announces that it has been selected as one of three finalists in the Accenture Innovation Index Awards, for its Fast FICA concept. The company also recently announced that...
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Silicon Cape
19 Sep 2017
Luno today announced its expansion into 35 new markets across Europe, and R120 million Series B funding round, led by London-based Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s leading venture capital firms. Rand Merchant Investments,...
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Silicon Cape
19 Sep 2017
Fintech startup, ThisIsMe, announced that it has been selected to participate in this year’s Gartner’s Innovation Programme which forms part of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.  This is one of the world's most important gatherings of CIOs and senior IT executives which showcases the latest solutions from key technology providers. It runs in Cape Town from tomorrow until Thursday,...
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Silicon Cape
19 Sep 2017
Fintech startup, ThisIsMe, announced that it has been selected to participate in this year’s Gartner’s Innovation Programme which forms part of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.  This is one of the world's most important gatherings of CIOs and senior IT executives which showcases the latest solutions from key technology providers. It runs in Cape Town from tomorrow until Thursday,...
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Silicon Cape
19 Sep 2017
Luno today announced its expansion into 35 new markets across Europe, and R120 million Series B funding round, led by London-based Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s leading venture capital firms. Rand Merchant Investments,...
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