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A consortium led by Apis Growth Fund I, a private equity fund managed by Apis Partners LLP, and Crossfin Technology Holdings, a fintech investment company announced today the acquisition of Sureswipe (Pty) Limited and the formation of Crossfin Transactional Solutions, South Africa’s largest independent payments and merchant acquiring solutions platform…
By Seshree Govender, a Senior Associate at Webber Wentzel Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, have become well known for their volatile value. In contrast to this, "stablecoins" are cryptocurrencies that have been specifically designed to have a stable value.   Stablecoins are crypto assets which are backed by the value of a…
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 10:17

Don’t be bamboozled – bank smart!

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South Africans have been spoilt for choice this year with the introduction of a deluge of new banking options, all promising great deals and better prices. For the average South African, the choice is exciting, but can also be a little overwhelming. The onus is on you to bank smart…
Kingson Capital founder shares his thoughts on everything from pride to superpowers Gavin Reardon, founder and general partner of Kingson Capital, has an illustrious and well-documented career; one in which he developed a number of key skills and more than a few fantastic memories. One of Reardon’s proudest moments at…
Running your own business? Want to run your own business? ENGEN Pitch & Polish is the platform you need to launch yourself on to the path of success. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, ENGEN Pitch & Polish is a national entrepreneurial workshop and competition programme that – so far…
Monday, 10 June 2019 10:29

4 ways to attract millennial clients

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By Colin Timmis, General Country Manager, Xero SA Millennials are asking more of the world than ever before – demanding businesses be socially and environmentally conscious, flexible and tech-savvy – which is certainly not a bad thing. Now in their 20s and 30s, they are no longer the work experience…
Friday, 07 June 2019 09:13

Corporate Venture Capital

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Corporate Venture Capital As Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and other emerging technologies develop, with the far-reaching impact they are going to have on business and society at large, how are corporates and big business preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Product life cycles are being drastically reduced – from years…
Thursday, 06 June 2019 17:20

Training at forefront as AI fails to fill underwriting needs

Written by Refilwe Mushi
Training at forefront as AI fails to fill underwriting needs In the 1980s, when first underwriting computer programs were developed, the insurance industry saw this as the end of the need to train underwriters. Decades on, the industry and the Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA) have recognised that…
by Adam Ismail, Candice Meyer, Safiyya Patel, Partners at Webber Wentzel ​​On 9 April 2019, the Minister of Trade and Industry signed four amendments to the Amended Generic B-BBEE Codes of 2013 (Codes) (also refer to Webber Wentzel’s previous e-alert on the draft amendments published for comment on 15 June 2018). These amendments were gazetted last…
High performance, outstanding technology, German precision and the true sensation of motor sports can be summed up in three simple letters – BMW. The name alone is enough to send a tingle down your spine and conjure up visions of fast lane, top down, wind in your hair low flying.…
The Tribunal has this afternoon approved Capitec Bank Limited’s (Capitec) acquisition of Portuguese-owned Mercantile Bank Holdings Limited (Mercantile Bank), which paves the way for Capitec to enter the business banking market. Capitec was selected by the Portuguese government as the successful bidder after approximately 60 expressions of interest from foreign…
African Bank has officially launched its transactional banking offering called MyWORLD, to South Africans. The introduction of MyWORLD has elevated African Bank to a digital retail bank, offering a variety of products including transactional banking, personal loans, savings and investments and insurance. “Our increased and diversified product offering, underpinned by…

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