Skynamo secures $30m investment

US software investor, Five Elms Capital, is investing $30-million in Skynamo, a African field sales app and management platform provider. Skynamo will use the investment to accelerate adoption of its field sales mobile app and cloud-based management platform, while...

DVT’s Ngubane in new IIBA South Africa Chapter president

Edward Ngubane, head of business analysis in Gauteng at software development and services company DVT, has been appointed as the new president of the South African Chapter of International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). His new role was announced at the...

iHealthcare Group listings live on 4AX

iHealthcare Group and iHealthcare Group Holdings have successfully listed on the 4 Africa Exchange (4AX), effective 17 January 2020. Both listings were geared up in December 2019, though due to an unexpected delay and the holiday season, the decision was taken by the...

Bolt secures funds for expansion

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 50-million venture debt facility with Bolt, an on-demand transportation platforms in Europe and Africa. The financing is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the main pillar of the...

SAI Global QPRO and SAIGAS acquisition deal closes

NOSA Group has announced the closing of the transaction to acquire QPRO and SAIGAS, the Assurance South African businesses of SAI Global. The acquisition, through its wholly owned subsidiary Aspirata (trading as NOSA Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC)),...

Kingson kicks off first Silicon Valley Bootcamp

South African based Venture Capital firm, Kingson Capital, will be sending five South African tech startups to Silicon Valley next week as part of its first Silicon Valley Bootcamp programme. In August 2019, in partnership with AKRO Accelerate, Kingson held the...