Vollar is solving one of the biggest challenges of corporate social investment

Corporates and NPOs are dramatically improving engagement with their CSI programmes thanks to Vollar’s new digital incentive currency.   The biggest challenge facing corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa often isn’t funding – it’s engagement. Budgets are planned around expected or initial engagement with a programme, only to run into unexpected participant drop-off, with the result being that funding…

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LaunchLab Industry Engagement for Agritech and Fintech Startups

LaunchLab has an exciting industry engagement coming up in July for pilot-ready Agritech and Fintech startups that are post-revenue. LaunchLab stands for facilitating valuable connections between startups and strategic partners in order for startups to pilot and receive funding and for our clients to innovate. We do more than just have our startups pitch to our clients by offering mentorship…

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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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