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Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon

Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits

3 days ago

Are central banks really threatened by cryptocurrency?

While central banks quake at the thought of losing monetary control with the advent of cryptocurrency, the big winner is the client

20 Sep 2017

No paying via Bitcoin just yet says Pick n Pay

Pick n Pay said on Monday it was unlikely to roll out the Bitcoin payment platform until there was a regulatory framework for managing risks

By Palesa Vuyolwethu Tshandu 20 Sep 2017

Pick n Pay trials bitcoin payments

Bitcoin payments could soon be commonplace at Pick n Pay

19 Sep 2017

The financial value chain and technology

Financial inclusivity is a prerequisite to building a healthy economy, especially in Africa

19 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Hit the 'sweet spot' and you'll get your investors

The SA Innovation Summit was an explosion of, well, ideas and innovation. One talk that particularly intrigued me was one by Tmara (Target Market Adoption Risk Assessment)

By Ilse van den Berg 14 Sep 2017

Alipay and Zapper gives Chinese tourists in South Africa new payment option

Alipay, in partnership with Zapper, has made it possible for Chinese tourists in South Africa to pay at 10,000 Zapper-affiliated merchants across the country via their smartphones

13 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers

7 Sep 2017

Five tips for investing profitably in ICOs

Most people are still unaware of one of the most profitable ways to make money these days: investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 4 Sep 2017

How to store your cryptocurrency safely

In the dangerous online world of hacking and computer viruses, safe storage should be your number one priority when buying cryptocurrency

By Sonya Kuhnel, Issued by Blockchain Academy 4 Sep 2017

The lynchpin for success in the mobile banking wars

There's a surprising way in which leading financial services companies are pulling away from the pack

By Hemkumar Balaraman 30 Aug 2017

Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency

Ever wanted to eat fast food and invest in cryptocurrency at one place? No? What's wrong with you? Anyway, Burger King has announced the formation of a new cryptocurrency

By Hadlee Simons 30 Aug 2017

Research indicates payment markets to pass $5tn by 2020

Visa and MasterCard's distinct evolutionary strategies in digital payments will underpin the success of a market expected to increase from $3.8 trillion to $5 trillion

30 Aug 2017

Bitcoin Scaling Agreement highlights growing considerations permeating decentralised systems

A crash course in the basics of democracy, economic majority theory and self-determination, the Bitcoin Scaling Agreement, which set in motion the Bitcoin Fork of 1 August 2017, highlights the growing political and economic considerations that permeate the decentralised system

By Seshree Govender 29 Aug 2017

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Estate planning tips for the busy entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is an exciting lifestyle that many people dream of having. But being an entrepreneur also comes with its challenges. One of those difficult subjects that many entrepreneurs put off is estate planning. Let's face it, no one likes to think about estate planning but it's a fact of life that must be addressed. Today, we are going to learn some tips that will help you get started.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Sep 2017

How you can save money

We're not the first to say saving money isn't easy, but it's not totally impossible. Whether you have bad shopping habits, compare your lifestyle to others or don't have any financial saving goals, saving money is just as important as living your version of the highlife. If you're in need of some cash fast, consider short-term loans online. Short-term loans are great for those who find themselves in an emergency or need some extra cash to last them until payday. Better yet, they are designed for you to pay back over a short period of time comfortable for you. Find out how you can save money below.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Sep 2017

On time is late - preparing for late payments

No one wants to get paid late. But sadly, late payments are a fact of life for most entrepreneurs, and an accepted aspect of doing business today. It's an omnipresent scourge that's even been cited as one of the top three reasons that small businesses fail. As difficult as late payment is to deal with, however, it's virtually inevitable in today's market. So let's consider what we can do to be ready for late invoice payments.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 Sep 2017

UK-focused property stocks looking attractive

Though the share prices of some UK-focused property stocks have recovered somewhat in recent months, most are still down 10-20% over 12 months as uncertainty lingers about how Brexit will play out.

28 Aug 2017

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