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Cape Town Entrepreneurs Launch Food Delivery App Without The Marked-Up Menu Costs

Oct. 14, 2020, 3:59 p.m.

We all know the saying: Local is lekker. This was proven once again as Cape Town entrepreneurs joined forces to bring a delivery app without the marked-up menu prices. read more

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Tanzania Launches Startup Association To Support Local Businesses

Oct. 9, 2020, 1:58 p.m.

Tanzania has launched the Tanzania Startup Association (TSA). The association is an umbrella membership-based organisation with the aim of bringing together the players in the country’s startup environment. read more


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Plentywaka Partners With Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM)

Oct. 9, 2020, 1:40 p.m.

Plentywaka, the first bus-hailing app in Nigeria, has announced the latest move of its ambitious plan to revolutionize Nigerian travel with the new, home-grown partnership with Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM). As part of a first-of-its-kind … read more


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Biotech Startup Aims To Develop Covid-Sniffing Robots That Could Be A Testing Alternative

Oct. 7, 2020, 4:34 p.m.

A biotechnology startup called Koniku is trying to develop robots that could sniff out covid-19 infections faster than conventional testing.The technology fuses neurons with a silicon chip to create a "smell cyborg" capable of detecting … read more

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SA Prop-Tech Startup reOS Launches Publicly With Heavyweight Angel Backing

Oct. 7, 2020, 3:54 p.m.

South African prop-tech startup reOS, which has developed a management platform for rental professionals, has publicly launched with the backing of heavyweight local angels including Bill Paladino and Mark Forrester. read more


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South Africa: E-hailing Platform Introduces Female Driver Option

Oct. 7, 2020, 2:09 p.m.

Local, a South African e-hailing and grocery delivery startup has recently expanded their services by providing customers the option of choosing female drivers.The new option, called HER,is included within the main Local app and is … read more

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