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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
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Watch out: here comes Jonga

Proudly South African tech startup Jonga aims to bring peace and dignity to townships by providing a security solution that was born there. Jonga’s origin…
January 28, 2019
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Encountering the vintage

Loretta Magagula (LM) gets featured in the Vintage series on the Association of Allan Gray Fellows (AG) website. Ever wished you could genetically engineer stem…
January 9, 2019