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GoMetro secures £9 Million funding from Zenobe

December 1, 2023

London, England/Cape Town, South Africa GoMetro, a fast-growing South African tech company that operates in the fleet management space, has announced the successful completion of a £9 million Series A funding round. The round was led by new investor Zenobē, with significant participation by FutureGrowth Asset Managers. Following-on in the Series A round were... Read more

Mozilla Ventures Invests in Sendmarc

November 23, 2023

Mozilla Ventures is announcing an investment in Sendmarc, an industry leader in email and domain cybersecurity. Sendmarc specializes in preventing email impersonation (i.e. phishing and spoofing), the root cause of more than 90% of cybercrimes. The company’s cutting-edge tools and practices enable organizations to protect their email domains and closely monitor for any attempted... Read more To view the article on Mozilla.org Click here

Disrupt Africa launches monthly VC-focused podcast series

March 2, 2023

Startup-focused news, research and podcasting company Disrupt Africa has released the first episode of “The month in VC”, a new monthly podcast series focused on all things venture capital and launched in partnership with leading investors. Co-hosted by Gabriella Mulligan and Tom Jackson, Disrupt Podcast helps keep listeners in the loop on all that’s... Read more To read on Disrupt Africa click here.

Sendmarc nabs $7M to offer email protection…

February 10, 2023

  Over 90% of cybercrime activities that lead to financial fraud or identity theft start with an email impersonation, commonly known as phishing and spoofing. Several platforms offer individuals and businesses email protection from such attacks and general email impersonation — and Sendmarc, based in Johannesburg but with global clients — has raised $7... Read more To view the article on Techcrunch Click here.

Flow Secures $4.5 million Investment to Enable…

January 18, 2023

Written by Flow: Our innovation and leadership in the global proptech space has seen us secure $4.5million (+-R78 million) in investment at the conclusion of our pre-Series A investment round. We’re delighted that all the strong traction, growth and demand we’ve seen for our work has resulted in the single largest investment in the... Read more To read the article at flowliving.com Click here.

South African startup Talk360’s seed funding hits…

October 3, 2022

Months after the initial close of its seed round, Talk360, a South African Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) startup, has raised an additional $3 million, bringing the total investment raised in the round to $7 million. Talk360’s latest investors include Allan Gray E2 Ventures (AGEV), Kalon Venture Partners, E4E Africa, Endeavor, existing lead investor... Read more To view the article on Techcrunch.com Click here.

Carscan – Local Tech Start Up wins…

July 1, 2022

South African start-up Carscan has been named winner of the Transport & Logistics category at this year’s NASSCOM AI Gamechangers awards. Carscan is a B2B SAAS computer vision platform for self-inspection in which their AI captures the accurate condition of a vehicle, detects damages, and obtains instant competitive quotes from suppliers for repair. Carscan... Read more

SA logistics startup GoMetro raises $1m seed…

May 5, 2022

South African logistics startup GoMetro has secured a ZAR16.3 million (US$1 million) seed extension round to accelerate its growth, bolster its commercial team and rapidly expand into the South African, UK and American markets. GoMetro is a mobility management platform that enables public transport and logistics operators to boost operational efficiency, futureproof their services,... Read more To view article on Disrupt Africa Click here

Exclusive – In The Boardroom with Clive…

February 23, 2022

Clive Butkow judges numerous entrepreneurial competitions including the PWC Vision to Reality Entrepreneurial competition, Accenture Innovation Awards, EY Global Entrepreneurial awards, Da Vinci Technology 100 awards, Liberty Life ORTJET entrepreneurial awards; University of Johannesburg MBA programme entrepreneurial awards; etc, and he’s also conducted various sales training courses for many blue-chip clients across South Africa.... Read more