10 highlights of the South African startup ecosystem in 2017

2017 in South Africa is a very hard year to define. Most people are limping into 2018 battle-scar ridden and trying to figure out what the hell just happened?! Bitcoin highs and Steinhoff lows, neighboring coup-non-coups, Rugby World Cup hosting woes and Western Cape dam levels scraping the bottom of…

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6 South African FinTech startups to watch in 2018

FinTech continues to surprise with little to touch the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2017. This will continue in 2018. I made 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 FinTech…

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How To Buy Bitcoins In Afrika

With bitcoin gaining popularity, value and legitimacy around the world, many believe it could change the game in Afrika. Two thirds of the population remain ‘unbanked’ and many more are interested in trading speculatively in bitcoin. Regardless of why you have an interest in the cryptocurrency, first you’ll need…

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