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10 highlights of the South African startup ecosystem in 2017

2017 in South Africa is a very hard year to define. Most people are limping into 2018 battle-scar ridden and trying to figure out what the hell just happened?! Bitcoin highs and Steinhoff lows, neighboring coup-non-coups, Rugby World Cup hosting woes and Western Cape dam levels scraping the bottom of

This New Online Course Could Save 30% Of Banking Jobs That Are Threatened By AI And The Blockchain

A new online course hope to stop the loss of banking jobs that are under threat from FinTech solutions. Some financial industry experts have expressed that they believe that between 2 million and 6 million banking jobs will be lost over the next ten years due to FinTech solutions using

Sam Paddock Believes 2U's $103 Million Acquisition Of GetSmarter Is A Vote Of Confidence In South Africa

Earlier in May 2017, we reported that NASDAQ listed 2U Inc. had announced their intention to acquire South African EdTech company, GetSmarter, for $103 million in an all cash transaction. The acquisition has now been concluded and Sam Paddock, CEO and Co-founder at GetSmarter, believes it is a vote of