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SA start-up, AURA, on what it takes to go global

AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response platform, recently announced its expansion into Kenya, followed closely by a move into the UK where it aims to have over 10,000 users receiving the company’s service within seven months. Later this year, the start-up will look...


Kenyan retail-tech start-up Tanda secures funding for regional expansion from HAVAÍC

Kenyan agency banking start-up, Tanda, is expanding its operations regionally after securing funding from early-stage African tech investor, HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab, Victor Asemota and three other investors. Tanda has also secured key strategic partnerships with Mastercard and...


Global pandemic accelerates Digital Transformation in South Africa, study finds

Dell Technologies has announced findings from its ‘Digital Transformation Index 2020’ report for South Africa. The study highlights that organisations are accelerating their Digital Transformation programmes and are on the path to fast-track technology implementation to drive...


SAP expert on how Enterprise Resource Planning can help SMEs scale

In times of heightened uncertainty, one standout technology for SMEs is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), though many small companies may be concerned about the budgetary impact of deploying such technology. Here, Dumisani Moyo, Head of Mid-Market: Southern Africa at SAP, highlights how...


Trust Machine initiative aims to bridge SME funding gap

Finastra has announced plans to deliver a range of initiatives which enable its customers to accelerate through change, as well as creating positive outcomes for millions of people around the world. The move is part of the company’s ongoing innovation and open cloud platform strategy. We...


TymeBank signs with Network International to empower SME businesses to accept electronic payments

TymeBank, a leading digital bank in South Africa, is set to empower small and micro businesses to accept card payments, powered by Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across Africa and the Middle East. Following its successful entry into the South African consumer...


Vectra expert weighs in on data security for SMEs discussion

Ammar Enaya, Regional Director – Middle East, Turkey & North Africa (METNA) at Vectra, weighs in on the discussion on how organisations can secure their data. Organisations are increasingly transforming into ‘digital businesses’, where almost all of their operations are...


Networks Unlimited GM on how SMEs should protect themselves from cybersecurity attacks

It’s often easier for hackers to get into the systems of smaller companies – they can be seen as ‘easy pickings’ compared to larger corporates. Here, Stefan van de Giessen, General Manager: Cybersecurity at Networks Unlimited Africa, unpacks why and how SMEs should protect...


Cisco: Burkina Institute of Technology (BIT) case study

Burkina Institute of Technology (BIT) is creating access to education to students in Burkina, in the heart of Africa. Using Webex, they bring world-class knowledge to the students, helping them to develop entrepreneurial ideas.


AURA to join top start-ups at 2020 Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

AURA, a leading security and safety platform,  has been selected to participate in the virtual edition of the prestigious African Early Stage Investment Summit (AESIS) and Venture Showcase.  Hosted by VC4A, AESIS is an annual event, which last year gathered more than 350 Africa-focused...


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