Latest South African Article, South African Blog, Technology blog, Startup Blog, Business Blog

The Statue Of Liberty Is About To Welcome A Smaller Sibling

This year's US Independence Day celebrations promise to be extra special due to the arrival of a second, smaller Statue of Liberty from France. The bronze replica, nicknamed Little Sister, is expected to reach New York City in time for the Fourth of July festivities. The statue will be displayed on Ellis Island across the water from the original Statue of Liberty, which sits on Liberty Island from July 1 through 5, 2021. It will then be moved to the French Embassy in Washington, DC, where it wil

article : Social
National Donut Day Is This Friday!

Donut lovers, rejoice! Friday, June 4, 2021, is National Donut Day. That means it is your civic duty to consume at least one or even a dozen of the delicious confections. The fun US holiday, observed annually on the first Friday of June, was started in 1938 by the Salvation Army to help raise funds for those in need.

article : Social
Huawei-backed ICT competition launched in Ethiopia

Toyota Tsusho invests in Kenyan insuretech AiCare What do you think? 0 points Upvote Downvote Total votes: 0 Upvotes: 0 Upvotes percentage: 0.000000% Downvotes: 0 Downvotes percentage: 0.000000% You may also like in Press Releases , Startups Ethiopia tech startup launches travel guide application in Business , Investments , Mobile , Press Releases , Technology Safaricom-led consortium wins

article : Startups
Egypt agri-fintech startup raises pre-seed funding

, Mozare3's co-founder outlines that Egypt's agriculture sector contributes over 10% of the national GDP, accounting for 25% of employment numbers nationally. The land is highly fragmented meaning over 40% of the farms are less than an acre. Mozaer3 provides a chance for Mozare3 the agri-fintech platform to make it's supply-side more efficient by providing agronomy support, innovative financial products, and market access. Contract farmers are best placed to fulfill growing consumer, processing,

article : Startups
Toyota Tsusho invests in Kenyan insuretech AiCare

on May 26. Share See more Previous article SA edtech Watobe raises $636,000 in seed funding What do you think? 0 points Upvote Downvote Total votes: 0 Upvotes: 0 Upvotes percentage: 0.000000% Downvotes: 0 Downvotes percentage: 0.000000% You may also like in Funding , Press Releases Kenya insurtech closes $1.8M seed round to expand digital insurance regionally

article : Startups
CrazyLabs gaming accelerator launched in Cape Town

Mobile gaming platform Carry1st and developer CrazyLabs have launched an accelerator programme in Cape Town. The accelerator aims to promote African game development. The companies announced CrazyHubs Cape Town on 24 May. The African continent is latent with potential for great ideas to be transformed into world-class gaming experiences," CrazyLabs VP of Business Development, Omri Henkin said in a statement. This is the first time CrazyLabs has hosted a hub on

article : Startups
TypeScript 4.3 released with separate write types

Microsoft announced the release of TypeScript 4.3, which adds many new features such as separate write types on properties, override and the -noImplicitOverride flag, template string type improvements and more. With separate write types, developers can specify types for reading and writing to properties. TypeScript will only use the reading type when considering how two properties with the same name relate to each other. On the other hand, writing types are only considered when directly writing

article : Mixed
Yor, open-source project for cloud resource tagging, available today

Palo Alto Networks today is officially making the code for its open-source project, Yor, available on GitHub . Yor, which went live Monday, is an open-source project that automatically tags cloud resources in Infrastructure as Code frameworks such as Terraform, Kubernetes, Cloudformation and the Serverless Framework, according to the company's announcement. DevSecOps is about breaking down silos and improving productivity, Ismail Yenigul, open source contributor and DevSecOps expert, said in the

article : Mixed
SD Times news digest: OpenAI Startup Fund, JFrog Private Distribution Network, and Databricks Data Live Tables and Unity Catalog

The newly announced OpenAI Startup Fund is investing $100 million to partner with a small number of early-stage startups that are involved in fields that have a lot of potential for AI like health care, climate change and education. The companies in the fund will also get early access to future OpenAI systems, support from its team and credits on Azure. The application and more information about the fund is available here . JFrog Private Distribution Network JFrogs new JFrog distribution capabil

article : Mixed
Report: Serverless now a critical part of many software stacks

Serverless isnt just a fad; its here to stay. According to Datadogs State of Serverless 2021 report , AWS Lambda functions were invoked 3.5 times more often than they were in 2019. The company explained this is an indication that teams are making serverless a critical part of their software stacks, not just experimenting with it. AWS Lambda invocations are also much faster than they were even just a year ago. In 2020 the median Lambda invocation took 60 milliseconds, which Datadog says is half t

article : Mixed
SA e-health startup raises $47M, looking to scale operations

LifeQ's co-founder expressed excitement in partnering with some of the " world's most distinguished investment groups" to " positively impact the future of health." Source article from Disrupt Africa Share See more Previous article Africa payment startup OPay to raise $400m for expansion Next article Egypt agri-fintech startup raises pre-seed funding What do you think? 0 points Upvote Downvote Total votes

article : Startups
Startup Wise Guys launches first programme in Africa

One of Europe's most experienced and well-known B2B startup accelerators Startup Wise Guys has launched its first programme in Africa. The programme is currently operating in Namibia and has been jointly organised by Startup Namibia and Key2Investors . According to reports, Startup Wise Guys plans to launch an additional four programmes in Africa by 2022 with a strong focus on East and West Africa. Cristobal Alonso, Global CEO at Startup Wise Guys comments on the launch

article : Startups