Microsoft and SilverBridge partner on insurance solution

With more than two decades' experience in the insurance market, SilverBridge has continually evolved to deliver on market requirements. With the significant investment by global cloud providers in the country, the organisation is well positioned to continue doing so....

UK forex exchange invites South Africans to crowdfund

A UK-based business, Fourex, developed by South Africans and with a well-known South African board, has opened its second round of crowdfunding to raise R16,3-million and is inviting South Africans to participate. Its first round was oversubscribed by 243%. Fourex...

Guardrisk sell insurance policy via WhatsApp chatbot

The launch of what is believed to be South Africa'ss first non-life insurance WhatsApp chatbot, took just two weeks from concept to launch. Guardrisk - part of Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited - has partnered with fintech start-up Root to extend its CarSure...

An IT partner can accelerate a bank’s digital journey

Instead of examining the advantages and disadvantages of digital banking versus traditional banking, it should rather be accepted that digitisation is the direction in which all banks need to move. By Steve Lauter, head of banking for Africa at Wipro These days, it's...