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Australian Fintech Startup Zip Acquires SA PayFlex To Expand Innovative Payment Solutions Across Africa

Fintech

Sept. 3, 2021, 2:38 p.m.

With a presence in 12 markets across five continents, Zip plans to grow the South African business and expand into other African markets with sizeable underbanked, digitally savvy populations that will benefit from innovative payment solutions

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An E-commerce Platform Is Using AR To Transform Online Shopping Experience

Startups

Aug. 6, 2021, 10:57 a.m.

South African e-commerce app, Reka online marketplace, is set to revamp the online retail experience as Africa’s first Augmented Reality (AR) online shopping platform.

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Coffee Monster: An App That Allows You To Order Coffee On The Go

Startups

Aug. 2, 2021, 1:14 p.m.

Launched in April 2019, Coffee Monster lets users order and pay for coffee and grab-to-go snacks from any one of more than 180 coffee shops listed on its platform.

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Contro Will Help You Get Access To Sexual Health And Confidence Products

Startups

July 20, 2021, 11:37 a.m.

South African startup Contro, an online prescription and delivery service for sexual health and confidence products such as birth control and erectile dysfunction treatment has begun life with a bang, so to speak, clocking up over 100 users and banking pre-seed funding.

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5 Young Local Innovators Showcase Products That Tackle Crime, Disabilities, Amongst Others

Film Startups

June 30, 2021, 4:28 p.m.

Five young local innovators launched and showcased their market-ready products during a virtual event on Tuesday.The innovators are supported by the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). TIA acting CEO Patrick Krappie said the products showcased provide practical solutions to real-life and common problems in the country.The products tackle response to crime, sanitation, education, e-commerce as well as solutions to challenges faced by people with disabilities.

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South Africa Records The Biggest Cryptocurrency Scam Ever

Blockchain News

June 30, 2021, 11:38 a.m.

However, in April of this year, Ameer Cajee, COO of AfriCrypt, the main suspect in this crime, informed users that the platform had been attacked by hackers. Once it claimed it had been hacked, the company allegedly urged its investors through an email not to report as authorities would frustrate recovery efforts.“We urge all clients to please be patient as we attempt to resolve the situation at hand. It is understandable that clients may proceed the legal route, but we ask clients to please acknowledge that this will only delay the recovery process,” the email read

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