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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

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 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 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

South African payments gateway Ozow raises $48M…

November 17, 2021

According to a 2019 report by Deloitte, about 80% of South Africans have a bank account but only 24% of them make more than three transactions monthly. Unlike other African countries, South Africa also has a functioning credit system with the prevalent use of credit cards. However, expensive value-added services like credit cards do... Read more To read the article on Click here.

Mobiz – Telkom partners with Mobiz to…

October 19, 2021

Telkom Business South Africa has partnered with Mobiz, a local MarTech company, to provide South African SMMEs with free data-cost free and affordable SMS marketing. The partnership aims to provide affordable and accessible mobile marketing packages to local SMMEs. Packages start from as low as R99. Dumisani Bengu, Chief Commercial Officer at Telkom Business... Read more To read more on Ventureburn Click here.