South African FinTech startup simplifies online invoice payments

South African FinTech startup, walletdoc, has announced a new method in which businesses can collect payments via their invoices and statements sent to customers. The new method as announced by walletdoc, involves using easy and secure online credit and debit card payments on invoices and statements. ‚ÄúConsumers are cash-strapped and…

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New low cost investment app launched in South Africa

A new low cost investment app and platform has been launched in South Africa. Named Franc, it is inspired by the stokvel model - South Africa's popular way for a group of people to save and invest. Franc, which is founded by Dr. Thomas Brennan who is the ex-head of…

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4 InsurTech trends to look out for in South Africa

One of the hottest trends in South African FinTech in 2018 is InsurTech. InsurTech has gained momentum over the last two years in South Africa. It was initially seen as a major threat by insurance companies, but now insurers are taking a far more proactive approach to seize opportunities in…

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South African FinTech in 2018

FinTech continues to surprise with little to touch the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2017. This will continue in 2018 and I make some predictions based on what we see happening globally and what we see taking place with our members at AlphaCode, a Rand Merchant Investments club for…

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