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6 South African FinTech startups to watch in 2018

FinTech continues to surprise with little to touch the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2017. This will continue in 2018. I made some predictions based on what we see happening globally and what we see taking place with our members at AlphaCode, a Rand Merchant Investments club for FinTech

This South African Grocery Store Is Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments

In possibly what is a world first, South Africa's Pick n Pay (PnP) accepted Bitcoin payments as a payment method at one of its stores for a limited time. This allowed customers at Pick n Pay’s campus store to pay with Bitcoin for their groceries and other Pick n

South African FinTech Company Selected For The Gartner Aspiring Innovators Programme

South African FinTech company, Electrum, has been selected for the Gartner Aspiring Innovators Programme. Electrum specialises in payments technology. ![Dave Glass](/content/images/2017/09/Dave-Glass-MD-Electrum.jpg) Dave Glass, Managing Director at Electrum. The aim of the Innovators Programme is to highlight innovative providers of enterprise technology to attendees of

Six Retail Payments Trends To Watch In South Africa

Every month, South African retailers receive billions of Rands in payments from their customers. Behind the scenes, payments technology plays a critical role at retailers, ensuring a fast and smooth shopping experience for consumers like you. It’s a crucial part of our financial backbone, that most of us take