Alliance gives start-ups intellectual property control

January 17, 2018 9:22 am1 comment
Lucky Masilela, ZACR Chief Executive Officer

JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African startups now have greater control over their intellectual property following a ground-breaking collaboration between some stakeholders. The partnership makes it possible to register a new company and its equivalent domain name simultaneously. The Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) and the ZA Central Registry NPC […]

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Zulzi: From humble starts to national app of choice

January 16, 2018 9:13 am2 comments
Vutlharhi Valoyi showcasing his technology offering,
Zulzi App that has transformed how customers and households in Gauteng province access their groceries from door-to-door

JOHANNESBURG – THE village of Ntshuxi outside Giyani in the Limpopo Province may not be renowned as the home of tech start-ups. However, it is this remote outpost that produced the founder of a company that is making waves in the app-based business world. Formed in 2014 as an e-commerce company selling textbooks […]

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Tech savvy Kenya drives innovation, financial inclusion

January 10, 2018 7:30 am3 comments
Kenya flag

NAIROBI – AN expert has lauded Kenya’s fairly developed infrastructure and communication sector and a young educated tech savvy population as helping position the country as Africa’s financial hub. Agnes Gitau, the International Trade and Investment adviser with GBS Africa, said these attributes also provides a great opportunity for the region to […]

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