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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Are You Covered?
­­­­Insurance has been known as the dinosaur in the tech space but things are changing at a rapid pace. A large amount of traditional and to be honest archaic companies in the industry have held it back but finally, insurance has broken free from its shackles. Consumers want better accessibility, speed of delivery and geographic availability of financial products. Luckily start-up’s...
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by Yashar Behzadi Artificial intelligence has ignited a fire of excitement throughout the business world. The idea of systems that can identify, categorize and comprehend inputs allowing computers to effectively see, hear, feel and speak, suggests virtually unlimited possible applications. We are just scratching the surface in terms of what can be accomplished in AI, but face daunting challenges in implementation. The...
by Adele Da Veiga Consumers expect that organisations will respect their privacy. For instance, when you buy something online, you take it for granted that your bank details will be kept secure. Or if you provide your identity number at a store, you trust that this will be kept confidential. But the reality in South Africa is very different. In 2017,...
FINART – Manage your monthly expenses and budget automatically based on SMS alerts from all banks and credit cards.
Nowadays everyone has multiple bank accounts and credit cards. There are many reasons for us to use one payment method over the other be it cash back, discounts, loyalty points etc. At the end of the month (or even a week) it is not easy to make sense of all the expenses. If one decides to individually go through all the different...
“This is a win-win for everyone. We know that South African farmers are early-adopters when it comes to new technology. We’re confident that Aeroview can be used to their immediate benefit.”
AgriSA and agritech startup Aerobotics today announced a partnership to provide South African farmers with access to free satellite farming data and the latest Aeroview In-Field Scouting Application. The advanced satellite data coupled with the latest crop scouting software will be made available to farmers at no cost or any future commitment. Aerobotics, a member of the Agri SA corporate chamber,...
UBER
by Abbey Stemler Uber’s business model is incredibly simple: It’s a platform that facilitates exchanges between people. And Uber’s been incredibly successful at it, almost eliminating the transaction costs of doing business in everything from shuttling people around town to delivering food. This is one of the reasons Uber is now among the most valuable companies in the world after its...
Brand Trust.
by Paula Sartini There are several factors today that can cause serious reputational damage to brands, these range from social media to fake news to cyberattacks. As such companies must have measures in place to minimize the possibility of reputational damage. Brand consistency, which is critical to establishing trust, can provide a layer of brand security for both organisations and...
Stock broker.
Lucrative investing obliges you to make use of a reliable brokerage service which lines up with your learning style, investing goals, and educational needs. Choosing the best broker that suits your needs may mean the variance between an annoying disappointment and thrilling new revenue stream. Though there is no easy method to pledge investment returns, there’s actually an approach to...