FaceBoard

FaceBoard: An Edtech Startup Gamifying Learning For All Levels of Literacy

It’s Women’s Month and LaunchLab is celebrating the inspirational female entrepreneurs in our community. One being Abigail Meaker, founder and Chief Brand Officer of FaceBoard, a learning platform using a blend of educational technology, gamification, and social learning. FaceBoard bridges the gap in learning as it appeals to all types of learners. A large amount of the South African population…

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Santam-Season

Santam Safety Ideas Season 3 finalists announced

Stellenbosch, 16 April 2019: Santam, South Africa’s largest general insurer, has announced the finalists of the Santam Safety Ideas Challenge Season 3. This challenge was derived from the notion that “Simple, smart ideas have the power to improve the well-being of South Africans”.   LaunchLab together with Santam selected finalists based on their market-readiness at a Showcase Day, which took…

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Vizibiliti

Vizibiliti Insight analyses R12 Billion in loan value using Alternative Credit Scoring data

Courtney Bentley started Vizibiliti Insight (VI) in 2016 and shortly thereafter participated in the LaunchLab’s Retail Innovation Challenge in partnership with ATTACQ. From participation in that challenge, the VI team gained exposure to the tenant opportunities and challenges in the commercial property market. They initially built an alternative credit scoring model for businesses renting from businesses.   With the learnings…

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