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Savant Jonga Systems Disrupt Africa device profiles and app Jonga

Savant invests in Jonga

South African security start-up Jonga Systems has secured a seed funding round from the Savant Venture Fund to implement its go-to-market strategy.Founded in 2016 by…
August 15, 2019
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Quickloc8 reaches 1000 taxis

More than a thousand minibus taxis in South Africa now have Quickloc8’s monitoring technology on board.Quickloc8's taxi tracking and remote engine management app allows taxi…
August 13, 2019
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Impact where it matters most

Ventureburn recently published an interesting opinion piece on South Africa start-ups that are tackling the informal sector. Savant’s Quickloc8 and Jonga were featured among others.A…
April 1, 2019
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Savant scales its impact

Cape Town-based hardware incubator Savant is looking to scale up its impact after raising ZAR110 million (US$7.8 million) from the SA SME Fund, which it…
March 13, 2019
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Savant gets R110m to invest

The R1.4-billion SA SME Fund has committed R110-million to Cape Town based hardware tech incubator Savant, with 50% of this amount earmarked for black African…
February 11, 2019