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i-Pay rebrands to Ozow

April 5, 2019

Instant EFT payment service provider, i-Pay, has rebranded to become Ozow Secure Payments. As part of the rebranding exercise, Ozow will offer zero processing fees to emerging businesses and non-profit organisations accepting EFTs for payments or donations through its gateway. In a statement, Ozow says start-ups, youth-run businesses and small, medium and micro enterprises... Read more

What a great venture capitalist should look…

April 5, 2019

The practices of venture capital in South Africa have barely matured during the last decade, but change is afloat. A new generation of empathetic investors realise what is required in the world of digital transformation and investing: It’s a great founder’s market. In the past, VCs held leverage over founders by controlling the purse... Read more To view this article on Ventureburn click here.

A Proptech (R)evolution

April 4, 2019

Author: Daniel Levy, co-founder of Flow Technology has revolutionised much of our daily lives. From buying groceries, to going on holiday, and booking a taxi to finding a plumber, tech has made our lives easier and more rewarding. Why then, is the property rental journey still the same as it was 100 years ago,... Read more To view this article on the Real Estate Investor website click here.

Innovation Bridge: Section 12J Digital Technologies Fund

March 22, 2019

SUMMARY: Kalon Venture Partners invests in- and builds a portfolio of high growth technology companies, with innovative business models, geared to existing and emerging institutions and their customers. Kalon Venture Partners invests growth capital in the form of equity to be utilised to assist established, but still high-risk ventures in expanding activity such as... Read more To view the funding opportunity on Innovation Bridges website please click here.

The Experts Top Tech Trends for 2019

February 8, 2019

Technology is now evolving at such a rapid pace that annual predictions of trends can seem out-of-date before they even go live as a published blog post or article. As we take our first steps into 2019, innovation and agility have become essential competitive ingredients for any organization, regardless of industry. Companies need to... Read more

What venture capitalists look for in tech…

January 22, 2019

I am actively involved in the South African tech entrepreneur ecosystem and invest in early-stage start-ups that are looking for growth capital. Founders ask me many questions, but there’s one they ask me more often than any other: “How do investors evaluate and invest in start-ups?” Having worked directly with over 100 early-stage tech companies across... Read more To view this article on ITwebs website please click here.

Leaders who Build vs Leaders who Destroy

November 1, 2018

As the leader of your company whether a startup or a multi-billion Rand company, you are in the spotlight whether you like it or not. People are going to watch you, discuss your actions, and mimic your behavior. The choices you make every day as a leader have an enormous effect on the fate... Read more

The 8 Most Important Lessons to Raising…

October 24, 2018

It is important for every entrepreneur to recognize that to raise venture capital (VC) is only one way to build and scale a business and the most important question every entrepreneur needs to ask is not “How do I raise venture capital?” It is rather “Do I need to raise venture capital?”. The following... Read more

Understanding Machine Learning in 5 Minutes

October 16, 2018

“Machine learning” sounds mysterious for most people. Only a small fraction of professionals really know what it stands for. The reason for this, is this technology hype word is rather technical and difficult. I would like to bridge this gap and explain simply what machine learning (ML) is and how it is being used... Read more