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Top 5 Fintech Predictions For 2016

                        BI Intelligence Technology is upending established workflows and processes in the financial services industry. Tasks once handled with paper money, bulky computers, and human interaction now are being completed entirely via digital interfaces. Given how pervasive financial services are across the globe, the[…]

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Everything you need to know about the South African startup ecosystem

By Jacques Coetzee: Staff Reporter on 21 September, 2015 Update: Are you a venture capitalist or an angel investor looking to invest in a company? Are you an entrepreneur looking for capital or other opportunities? Are you an aspiring startup owner looking for assistance? Well, you have come to the right place. Ventureburn presents an[…]

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M4JAM acquires digital research company Pondering Panda to fuel African expansion

By Jacques Coetzee: Staff Reporter on 11 August, 2015 South African micro-jobbing startup M4JAM (Money for Jam) had a good first year. The Stellenbosch-based company has lured high-profile talents such as Brett StClair from Google South Africa into its den, quickly followed up by investment from media giants Naspers and Tencent through WeChat Africa. This[…]

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Five Reasons to Believe in Real Estate Crowdfunding

Matthew Sullivan Jul 28, 2015 If you’ve been keeping an eye on the real estate crowdfunding market, you already know how many exciting things have transpired in such a short period of time. The market is due to turnover $2.5billion in 2015. However, you may still be waiting on the sidelines to see how things[…]

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Crowdfunding Industry Overtakes Venture Capital and Angel Investing

BY LOUIS EMMERSON · JULY 8, 2015 By 2016 the crowdfunding industry is on track to account for more funding than venture capital, according to research firm Massolution’s annual report. With an estimated market value of $34 billion in 2015, crowdfunding has come a long way since its valuation of $880 million in 2010. In[…]