Crowdfunding: a dream deferred
Crowdfunding is a tough game and has failed to gain traction in South Africa.
The assistant edition
Creating solutions and innovations that help save, change and transform lives.
The health edition
Discovering intelligent solutions to healthcare challenges.
Show me the honey
Bees in the cloud – the sweet spot of technology, sustainability and social impact.
A bird in the hand
Uniting amateur ornithologists one sighting at a time, the Birda app and social platform aims to create a sense of community around the world, particularly on the globe’s birding continent.
Building innovation into insurance
From the safety of corporate law to launching a business, it’s been quite a voyage into tech for Charlotte Koep.
Reinvent, convene and create
Nyari Samushonga started her career as an accountant. Today, she is helping reinvent SA’s technology education.
Lots of research, little development
Could South Africa be running out of steam when it comes to turning out grand innovations?
Universities are a vital source of research and innovation, but how is the country faring in monetising academic work?
What sort of wealth can be created by founders when selling their startups?
A sour taste
After a protracted legal battle, it’s still not clear whether government’s Technology Innovation Agency will ever see anywhere close to the sum it was expecting for investment in a multimillion-dollar biotech startup.
SA startups getting snapped up
South Africa’s startup scene is showing signs of maturity as investments and acquisitions become increasingly common.
The care-about-society edition
Finding the minds and innovations behind the inventions that are designed to make South Africa a better place to live.