SA must renew education if tech ecosystem is to flourish

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SA startup believes VELDSKOEN will gain foothold across global markets

SA startup believes VELDSKOEN will gain foothold across global markets

E-commerce venture Digital Online Retail Products (DORP) is looking at early expansion on the back of a recent Long4Life investment.

MyBucks secures US$2 million funding for SME finance in Uganda

MyBucks secures US$2 million funding for SME finance in Uganda

Loan facilitated by market access platform Symbiotics S.A. for Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited ('OBUL').

E-commerce start-up Dusupay believes bitcoin will help it scale

E-commerce start-up Dusupay believes bitcoin will help it scale

Venture is working on a peer-to-peer bitcoin payment model.

Remittances to developing countries at £349bn - World Bank

Remittances to developing countries at £349bn - World Bank

Xpress Money says more should be done to reduce the average cost of remittances globally.

S$47.5 million investment just the lift Cellulant needed

US$47.5 million investment just the lift Cellulant needed

Africa-focused FinTech firm to use series C investment to scale its service and expand.

Paxful pours bitcoin into Rwanda's education, agriculture resources

Paxful pours bitcoin into Rwanda's education, agriculture resources

US-based crypto-currency marketplace teams up with non-profit organisation to equip nursery school and construct water tank.

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Business leaders, regulator engage in debate on country's strategy towards financial inclusion.

MTN, Solution Space seek 10 digital entrepreneurs

MTN, Solution Space seek 10 digital entrepreneurs

Digital ventures are invited to participate in the Winter School Venture Incubation Programme which begins in September.

Naspers sells Flipkart stake to Walmart for US$2.2bn

Naspers sells Flipkart stake to Walmart for US$2.2bn

The South African Internet and entertainment firm sells its entire 11.18% stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to Walmart for US$2.2 billion.

WorldRemit partners Nigeria's First Bank to expand remittance services

WorldRemit partners Nigeria's First Bank to expand remittance services

West African country is digital money transfer service provider's second biggest market globally.

Silicon Valley VC model not suited to Africa

Silicon Valley VC model not suited to Africa

CEO of African payments platform says African start-ups should rather seek out investment from corporates.