Following the success of its point-of-sale payment service, which is now used by over 28,000 small businesses, Yoco, a South African-based fintech company, launches Yoco Capital. Yoco Capital provides small businesses with fast, efficient access to a cash advance.
Dominique Collett, Head of AlphaCode, shares her views on the changing insurance market, in particular on insurtech, one of the hottest trends right now in South African fintech. The insurance industry is adopting a more proactive approach toward innovation and technological advancements, read on to find out how South Africa is tracking this trend.
Are you prepared for how technology is going to change your life, your business and your investments in the next 20 years? Wealth Movement, a division of Wealth Migrate which is a global FinTech real estate investment platform, will be hosting the 2018 FINEVENT in March with Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town being host cities.
Magda Wierzycka, the controversial CEO of Sygnia, gave a fascinating insight into her journey from Polish refugee to polarising public figure, at two packed Heavy Chef sessions held in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Magda is reviled by certain parties in government, resented by many of her peers in the financial services industry and loved by harangued South African citizens who feel helpless in the face of growing corporate corruption and greed.
Heavy Chef was lucky enough to get some of Ellen Fischat's time, the very first MD of Silicon Cape. Her story is fascinating, with roles around child protection and guidance, to discovering her passion for tech.
Magda gave a scintilating talk at Primedia Place in Sandton earlier in August and now she is in Cape Town. Magda’s story is a fascinating playbook for all of us, and will reveal some awe-inspiring secrets to her unstoppable rise. Magda is currently the CEO of Sygnia Asset Management and is a symbol for women in business everywhere.
PayFast just celebrated their 10 year anniversary, a huge milestone for a company in the tech space in South Africa. We had a conversation with Jonathan Smit, the founder of PayFast to gather some insights about the company as well as the industry it is in.
Murray Robertson - Heavy Chef, best known for its monthly events held in Johannesburg and Cape Town, launched its ‘Tours” offering on Valentine’s Day, 2017. Heavy Chef founder, Fred Roed, announced at a packed FinTech-themed gathering in Cape Town, that Heavy Chef will be taking a limited number of delegates to London’s Silicon Roundabout, in April this year.
Here it is at last. The long-awaited Heavy Chef Magazine: The Technology Edition. Tech being the order of the day at HC, it kinda makes sense that we focus an entire journal on the topic, right? Well, wait no longer. We’ve published a comprehensive magnum opus covering the most salient topics in Tech on the African continent.