Making mobile wallets ‘stick’

Mobile wallets may offer some convenience, but until they offer a broad range of simple, seamless transaction capabilities, and give users more value than that of their cash alone, they will still lack consumer ‘stickiness’. This is according to Kobus du...

Central plant optimisation software offers energy savings

More than 35% of the power required to run a building is consumed in one place: the central chilled water plant. While there is value in connecting the building management system (BMS) to schedule plant run time, very little beats central plant optimisation (CPO)...

International fintech awarded SA trading licence

ThinkMarkets, a provider of online trading in financial markets headquartered in Australia with offices in the UK and Europe, has been awarded a licence by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) to offer electronic financial trading services to South African...

Sasfin takes equity stake in fintech lender Payabill

Sasfin has acquired a strategic stake in fast-growing fintech lender Payabill. Payabill, a 100% digital lending business, provides working capital and/or trade finance to small businesses. The collaboration between Sasfin and Payabill accelerates financing...

High-touch on-site training for developers

HyperionDev, the UK and South Africa-based ed-tech start-up now offers software engineering and full stack web development on-site training. Offered part-time and full-time, these high-touch bootcamps are set to kick off on the company’s new Cape Town and...

Tablets: the tip if the iceberg for education

Public schools in South Africa can look forward to joining the digital education revolution as some of their private school counterparts have been experiencing for the past few years, but education experts have cautioned against a rush to provide tablets and other...