Reeva Steenkamp Documentary Crowdfunding Campaign Launched

Uprise.Africa, an equity crowdfunding platform, will facilitate fundraising for Reeva Steenkamp documentary. The company aims to raise R40 million. The documentary series dubbed ‘My Name is...

Cell C at the Centre of Blue Label Telecoms Delaying Financial Statements

The publication of the 2019 financial year results of JSE-listed group Blue Label Telecoms will be delayed until late September. Blue Label Telecoms informed investors...

Bitcoin is Going Through a Distinct Hype Cycle

Luno, the global cryptocurrency exchange with over 2.9 million customers in over 40 countries, has seen an 60% quarter-to-quarter increase in new customers despite...

Reeva Steenkamp Documentary Crowdfunding Campaign Launched

Uprise.Africa, an equity crowdfunding platform, will facilitate fundraising for Reeva Steenkamp documentary. The company aims to raise R40 million. The documentary series dubbed ‘My Name is...

Cell C at the Centre of Blue Label Telecoms Delaying Financial Statements

The publication of the 2019 financial year results of JSE-listed group Blue Label Telecoms will be delayed until late September. Blue Label Telecoms informed investors...

Bitcoin is Going Through a Distinct Hype Cycle

Luno, the global cryptocurrency exchange with over 2.9 million customers in over 40 countries, has seen an 60% quarter-to-quarter increase in new customers despite...

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind – Here’s Why you Should be Worried

by Garfield Benjamin Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant...

AI is in Danger of Becoming too Male – New Research

by Juan Mateos-Garcia Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are becoming smarter every day, beating world champions in games like Go, identifying tumours in medical scans better...

AlphaCode Awards R16 million to 8 FinTech Startups in SA

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16 million to eight of SA’s most promising financial services startups. All...

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FaceApp and the Dark Side of AI

By Lee Naik Terminator and The Matrix got it wrong. We all thought the villains of the AI era would be killer robots or hostile...

The Rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a FinTech Hub

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing investment zones for financial technology companies according to new research says Forbes. The GSM Association says in its...

Here’s How Tech Giants Profit From Invading our Privacy

By Katharine Kemp, UNSW Australia’s consumer watchdog has recommended major changes to our consumer protection and privacy laws. If these reforms are adopted, consumers will...

Why Does Finance Need so Much Technology?

If you’re new to investing and are just beginning to dip your toes into the world of finance, you may be wondering why there’s...

Naspers Takes a R1.9 Billion Bet on India’s Social Commerce Startup

Meesho, a Bangalore-based social commerce startup, announced today the closing of a $125 million (R1.9 billion) fundraise led by Naspers, with participation from Facebook...

Blue Label Telecoms Shares Battered Again Over Cell C’s Woes

JSE-listed technology group Blue Label Telecoms shares took another nosedive on Thursday as it emerged that troubled Cell C has fallen behind on payments...

MTN’s Strategic Investment in IHS Towers is Valued at R23 Billion

MTN, Africa’s largest mobile phone operator, could score R23 billion from a sale of its stake in HIS Towers, Africa’s largest telecommunication-towers company. MTN owns...

MTN’s Stake In Africa’s Largest e-Commerce Player Jumia is Worth a Clientele

Jumia - the largest e-commerce operator in Africa – was floated on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) on April 2019 and MTN is a...