2019 Winners of Santam Safety Ideas Season 3

Cape Town, 16 August 2019: Santam, South Africa’s largest general insurer, has announced two start-up businesses, DeepData and Cloudline, as winners of Season 3 of the Santam Safety Ideas Challenge.   The judges felt that the two start-ups had the best potential to significantly impact insurance risk management and underwriting for the agriculture industry respectively.  Both winners were selected because…

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Stellenbosch Digital LaunchLab Talk: ‘Digital products: Building, growing and gaining traction’

It’s the August Stellenbosch Digital LaunchLab Talk and Nicholas Rixon, Chief Growth Officer at Tencent Africa will be speaking on ‘Digital products: Building, growing and gaining traction’.  As CGO, his role is to help scale Tencent products throughout Africa, focusing on product and marketing experimentation and innovation.   Nicholas has been involved in the Internet/Technology space since 2010, with Mobile…

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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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