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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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Stellenbosch Digital LaunchLab Talk: The Root Story – ‘Building a Fintech Business in South Africa’

When the news broke about Root building a programmable bank card back in 2016, the article made it all the way to the top of Hacker News. In line with their Fintech roots, Root has built an open operating system for software innovators in insurance. Root enables organisations to sell various types of insurance online within weeks. Jonathan Stewart comes…

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From Stellenbosch to Cape Town, StellieTech Continues to Soar in Launching Their Second Branch

Edtech companies are revolutionising the education industry and StellieTech is at the forefront of transforming the learning experience. The demand for affordable, good quality education is increasing and has lead to the boom in StellieTech’s growth.   2019 Started off with a bang for StellieTech, one could argue that they have now flown further from their proverbial nest here at…

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Stellenbosch LaunchLab: Top Challenger from Africa Connecting Incubation Matured Startups with Corporates

Every month we get several requests from corporate innovation teams, international MBA groups, local post-grads looking for research interviews and many other groups of people that simply want to come experience the Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab. What is it that makes this community of entrepreneurs so interesting that visitors from Europe, North America and Southeast Asia make a point to…

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