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SweepSouth: Sweeping the nation

SweepSouth, an app that saves time and creates work daily, has taken South Africa by storm. We spoke to some SweepSouth clients to hear what they had to say.

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How one woman created over 15000 jobs for other women

2020-02-13 10:39

Aisha Pandor, CEO and co-founder of SweepSouth, is an entrepreneur who is creating job opportunities for other women in the tech industry. This is her story.

 

Meet 6 entrepreneurs disrupting their way to success

2020-02-10 07:54

When it comes to innovative entrepreneurial ventures, South Africa has a wealth of young talent. Here are six entrepreneurs making a success of their business while making a difference to society.

Naspers CEO sees growth in online sales of second-hand clothes

2020-02-06 09:17

Naspers, Africa’s biggest company by market value, expects second-hand clothing sales online to pick up as companies around the world look to cut production of new goods to help address climate change.

New coding programme promises students computer science skills in a fun package

2019-11-26 13:46

It's possible to learn computer science skills while having fun. This was the message at a launch of a new programme, WeCode24, launched on Monday.

Naspers builds SA tech companies for the future

2019-11-21 07:00

The JSE-listed group is set to become a driving force in growing local tech businesses whilst helping to drive South Africa’s economic renewal.

Local internet-based ventures still critical to Naspers – SA head

2019-08-23 13:17

Naspers CEO in South Africa Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa told shareholders at the internet solutions giant’s annual general meeting in Cape Town on Friday that the company had great interest in finding and investing in local internet-based ventures.

Naspers to invest R30m in online cleaning platform SweepSouth

2019-06-20 16:13

A Naspers [JSE:NPN] start-up fund has announced its first investment of R30m in online cleaning services platform SweepSouth.

Naspers Foundry is open for South African startup pitches, CEO says

2019-10-24 07:35

Naspers Foundry is accepting pitches, after making its first investment in online cleaning services company SweepSouth.

Naspers Foundry to back SA technology startups

2018-10-29 00:00

South African investor, Naspers has announced its plans to launch a R1.4bn startup fund to boost South African technology startups, starting in 2019.

How tech entrepreneurs are helping local communities

2020-02-04 13:13

From solar energy in the Northern Cape to apps for healthcare workers in rural areas, here’s how tech innovation is uplifting communities in Africa.

Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa: Observations from WEF

2020-01-31 12:40

Minister Tito Mboweni stressed that WEF was an opportunity to tell the world that South Africa is moving forward, and it was gratifying to hear him confront the reality of our situation, says Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa.

Naspers on track with R4.6 billion investment in growing South African tech businesses

2019-11-21 07:30

Naspers is one of the ten largest consumer internet companies in the world and one of the largest technology investors - and here's how they are investing in local tech businesses

7 things to know about the new CEO of Naspers SA

2019-07-03 13:02

Naspers announced on Wednesday that Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa would lead its operations in SA in the newly created post of Naspers CEO, South Africa.

Naspers Foundry announces its first investment in rising tech start-up, SweepSouth

2019-06-28 13:07

Launched at the South Africa Investment Conference in October last year, Naspers Foundry is a R1.4 billion start-up fund aimed at boosting the South African technology sector.

Everything You Need to Know About the Naspers Foundry Tech Fund for SA Businesses

2019-08-12 11:39

In June this year SweepSouth, the online cleaning services platform that connects clients with domestic cleaners, announced a R30 million investment from one of South Africa’s newest tech funds, Naspers Foundry.

Naspers to invest R4.6bn in SA tech firms

2018-10-26 16:27

Africa’s biggest company by market value will put R1.4bn toward local start ups, with the balance going to Naspers units including online retailer Takealot and delivery service Mr D Food.

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