Standard Bank South Africa

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The post 4th Industrial Revolution economy

The world around us is changing rapidly and almost every single business model is impacted by the new digital economy. The meteoric rise of the Big Tech firms has established them as the dominant new business models in the post 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) economy. Apple, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft,

One of Afrika's biggest solar power projects in Namibia secures funding

One of the biggest solar power PV plants in Sub-Saharan Afrika, by <a href=:http://alten-energy.com/developing/other-projects-in-africa/" target="_blank">ALTEN Africa, has just secured financing. The solar plant which will be located in the area around Marietta in Namibia, secured and finalized the

Mastercard acquired South African FinTech startup Oltio

Mastercard has acquired South African FinTech startup, Oltio. The mobile payments technology company was previously owned by Standard Bank Group. Oltio is known, among others, for its patented payments authentication technology. “We have had a great relationship with Mastercard over the years, and believe that Oltio will thrive as part

Our most popular articles in 2017

Happy New Year! With 2017 coming to end, and this being the first day of 2018, we thought we would reflect back on our most popular articles during 2017. The criteria used is simple, these are our most read articles or most listened podcasts that were published in 2017. We

Beware of a new Internet banking scam

Consumers are urged to avoid falling victim to a new banking scam whereby fraudsters remotely take control of your computer over the Internet, and gains access to your Internet banking profile. Fraudsters are sending unsuspecting consumers fake emails notifying them that fraud has occurred on their respective bank accounts’ or

Cape Town Based Startups Invited To Apply For Seedstars World

As part of their South African leg of the world tour searching for the best startups in emerging markets, Seedstars World have called on startups based in Cape Town to apply. Applications close on Sunday, 28 May 2017. ![Agileware University](/content/images/2017/05/Agileware-University-Logo.jpg) Sponsored: Enroll at Agileware

Startups That Have Made The Final List To Pitch At Seedstars World In Johannesburg Have Been Announced

Seedstars World will be returning to Johannesburg on 26 May 2017 as 12 South African startups will be pitching for an opportunity to be selected to advance to the national competition. Earlier during May 2017 the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets announced the kick-off and opened applications for