Fitchfork, a Sandton based startup is an example of a company attempting to disrupt the traditional agency model. It lets a musician or band manage their bookings and receive payment online before they play the gig. The website is a user friendly, intuitive, and secure means for musicians to process a booking and securely receive payment, all from the convenience of their personal devices.
RainFin and The Lebashe Investment Group, which operates mainly in the financial services sector, concluded a transaction whereby Lebashe will capitalize the business, partially exit the founding shareholders and thereby increase its stake to 75%.
Launched in 2016, Ekasi-bucks provides blockchain-based digital payment, point of sale, loyalty programmes and inventory management systems to township businesses, and is already active across the country in the likes of Soweto, Soshanguve and Khayelitsha.
Chomi is entering a market that has just recently come of age with their take on the social network. In this review we took their offering for a spin and were looking for gems that could see it outlive the many who have tried and failed at taking on Facebook.
We slapped together a cool list of events that you might want to attend this week. Cape Town is a buzz with several events including the much anticipated Offerzen Make.
The app is slick and saves one a lot of cash to be honest. It does not allow in app purchases of the produce meaning you would have to pay in store. Currently they operate in the Johannesburg/Sandton area, and have partnered with a number of Woolworths (Engen) stores and the Bryanston Organic Food Market where one can get the deals from. We look forward to seeing more fresh produce providers joining JustNow to provide these awesome discounts cause we just loved our chocolate mousse pancakes.
We used to have this as part of our landing page, however since we took a different approach to what we want our visitors to interact with, we decided to turn our Startup events calendar into a weekly blog post.
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