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Toeter ready to blow its horn

Toeter ready to blow its horn

Toeter, launched a year ago as an Afrikaans-only social media platform, has debuted applications in both the Apple App Store and in Google Play in the past few weeks and is now planning an English

SA’s LifeQ breathes life into wearables

SA’s LifeQ breathes life into wearables

You could be forgiven for thinking you’ve wandered onto the set of Star Trek when you visit the offices of LifeQ in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town. The health technology start-up is pushing the limits of modern technology through

Online start-up Ucook targets SA foodies

Online start-up Ucook targets SA foodies

Ucook is a start-up tantalising the tastebuds of foodies in Cape Town. It’s based on a concept called the dinner kit delivery service, but with an important difference: the customer still does the cooking. Run by David Torr and Christopher Verster-Cohen with angel investor

Geekulcha start-up fosters new IT talent

Geekulcha start-up fosters new IT talent

Mixo Ngoveni is an amiable guy, which probably accounts for why he has been able to build his Geekulcha start-up as quickly as he has. Based at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria, the start-up has become the focal point for training, events and workshops for black students

DataProphet mines data for profit

DataProphet mines data for profit

DataProphet, founded 18 months ago by friends Richard Craib, Frans Cronje and Daniel Schwartzkopff, uses machine learning algorithms to solve complex problems. With just six members, the start-up is already providing services to several big call centres across

SA Wi-Fi start-up raises millions

SA Wi-Fi start-up raises millions

How often have you connected to a public Wi-Fi service only to find it’s awfully slow or not providing Internet access at all? A new Cape Town-based start-up, founded by experts in the

Start-up turns to tech for social good

Start-up turns to tech for social good

The turnover of the broader social sector in South Africa is roughly same as that of the country’s mining industry and a new start-up, Forgood, hopes to use technology to better direct the flow of monetary

SA start-up Parcelninja raises R20m

SA start-up Parcelninja raises R20m

Parcelninja, the Johannesburg-based start-up launched to take charge of the storage and distribution needs of e-commerce companies in South Africa, has announced it has raised R20m in funding from UK-based C5 Holdings

Bsavi: Google Now of personal finance

Bsavi: Google Now of personal finance

Bsavi, a Cape Town start-up with roots in the financial technology industry, has launched a tool it hopes will become the Google Now of personal finance. The app will not only help people save money, but it will also help them spend it more efficiently. Bsavi – pronounced “be savvy” – is currently

Phonefinder profits from complexity

Phonefinder profits from complexity

Turns out there’s good money to be made cutting through the complex packages and tariff plans of South Africa’s mobile operators. Start-up Phonefinder, which TechCentral profiled when it launched a year ago, now has as many as 5 000 different plans available on its website, and thousands of people

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