New podcast episodes are now available on iAfrikan Radio for you to listen to. The featured episode is from the iAfrikan BYTES podcast.

The iAfrikan BYTES podcast features commentary on African technology news, insights, opinion and analysis with technology industry leaders and professionals. You can listen to all previous episodes by subscribing on iAfrikan Radio, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.

How Naspers Foundry invests in South African technology startups

During 2018 Naspers announced that it will be committing R1,4 billion towards funding technology startups in South Africa over three years through a new fund known as Naspers Foundry. The announcement was made during the inaugural South Africa Investment Conference which took place in Johannesburg on 26 October 2018.

In this iAfrikan BYTES podcast, Fabian Whate, Head of Naspers Foundry, explains what the fund and organization do to develop South Africa's technology startups and innovation ecosystem. Fabian also shares the criteria they use to determine whether or not to invest in a tech startup.

You can also listen to this episode of the iAfrikan BYTES podcast on iAfrikan Radio, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify.

The role of South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act

In this episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast, Yashoda Rajoo, an attorney at PPM Attorneys, joins Tefo Mohapi to elaborate on what role the Information Regulator plays in South Africa, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and how it affects South African citizens, as well as how POPIA applies to how the government handles people's personal data.

The discussion also explains the role of POPIA beyond the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

You can also listen to this episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast on iAfrikan Radio, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

Isaac Mophatlane talks about government accountability, the ICT sector, and tech startups

From starting, together with his late twin brother Benjamin Mophatlane, as consumer and small business software salespeople at a retail software store in the mid-to-late 1990s in Pretoria, right up to selling a company that he co-founded with his brother, BCX (formerly Business Connexion), for approximately $200 million to Telkom, Isaac Mophatlane has been in the trenches.

In this episode of The Tefo Mohapi Show, Isaac shares how his journey is continuing as an investor into ICT companies, his thoughts on governance in South Africa, and more.

You can also listen to The Tefo Mohapi Show on iAfrikan Radio, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

Free digital tools for entrepreneurs

In this episode of the SPAZA podcast, recorded at the BIZFEST conference, Vusi Mtshweni from Succinct Investments shares some of the digital literacy and free online tools that township entrepreneurs can use to increase their marketing and grow their sales.

These tools include the ability to list your business on Google Maps so that people in the vicinity searching for products related to your business can find it.

You can listen to this episode of the SPAZA podcast on iAfrikan Radio, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.

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