Posts Tagged: South Africa

trustedcompany raises $1 million

Online store reviews site TrustedCompany raises $1 million to expand to South Africa, Brazil

Already, the company has achieved a measure of success in both Southeast Asia and India, where most of their clients come from.

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Startup holidays increase in popularity, iLAB Express Accelerator launches in Bali

Roger Hamilton’s Entrepreneurs Institute launched its 15-day iLAB Express Accelerator program in Bali on July 20. Not to be confused with ...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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Mxit app

Mxit is betting on feature phones and social change to help it battle other messaging apps in India

More and more people in developing nations are turning to mobile messaging apps instead of SMS. As they do so, they’ll find that there...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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ApexPeak, a startup that turns invoices into cash, raises $1.84 million

Cashflow is king at many startups and enterprises. Entrepreneurs often find themselves living month-to-month before hitting their stride, wo...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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OFFICIAL: Tencent-backed Ibibo Acquires India’s Redbus (But Rumored $138 Million Price-Tag Not Confirmed)

As we speculated upon at the start of the week, India’s online bus ticket platform Redbus has been acquired by Ibibo, the joint-ventur...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 4:52 pm
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Bitcoin

BitX, a Bitcoin wallet and exchange for emerging markets, raises $800k

BitX wants to push Bitcoin into emerging markets through its wallet, exchange, merchant integration, and API.

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Mark Zuckerberg visits his psychotherapist in this bizarre TV ad for WeChat

Mark Zuckerberg visits his psychotherapist in this bizarre TV ad for WeChat

WeChat has come out with a bizarre new ad that features Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg visiting his psychotherapist. Sorta.

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 1:10 pm
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Mxit India launch

Popular South African messaging app Mxit to take on WhatsApp and WeChat in India

The popular South African mobile messaging app Mxit has launched in India today. Mxit (pronounced as ‘Mix it’) has apps for iOS, Android...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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Zomato new launches

Restaurant Review Site Zomato Gets More Social and Adds 5 New Cities

Restaurant review site Zomato is starting off the week by adding five new cities in three countries to its listings. This sees Zomato enteri...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 10:10 am
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Zomato South Africa

India’s Zomato Goes Jozi, Launches in South Africa’s Largest City

Just a few weeks after expanding to the Philippines to shake up the restaurant listings market there, India’s Zomato has now launched ...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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