ABB, title partner to Formula E, forges close ties with Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct by providing seed funding for technology transfer projects and application of its own technologies in the African economic context.
JOHANNESBURG – Former US President Barack Obama’s foundation has elected the chief executive of Johannesburg digital innovation hub, Tshimologong Precinct as a member of the inaugural class of its Africa leadership programme. Tshimologong Precinct said Lesley Williams, was appointed as part of the Obama Foundation’s commitment to grow its global network of innovative and ethical change makers […]
Africa Rising 4.0, an incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early stage startup growth in Johannesburg has been launched by JP Morgan, in collaboration with Tshimologong Precinct. This 12-week intensive incubation programme is designed to coach the disciplines of entrepreneurship, while also building innovative digital businesses. Shaun Randles, Enterprise Development Manager, Tshimologong Precinct, […]
By Staff Reporter on 23 March, 2018 UK-based SITA Air Transport Community Foundation has partnered with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct to launch a $10 000 travel innovation award. The challenge? What information, tools or technology will first-time air travellers in Africa need to make their journeys easy, successful and enjoyable? The team that comes up with […]
BY KARABO LEDWABA A 28-year-old digital innovator has invented an app that will revolutionise the taxi industry. Skhona Khumalo will today launch the Khwela app at Bree Street taxi rank in Johannesburg ahead of its official Gauteng launch at the end of May. The app will be able to present the user with the […]
BY SIBAHLE MALINGA Local fintech start-up Airbuy has secured development support from Amazon Web Services(AWS) worth R180 000. Airbuy is an online payment platform that allows African consumers to make payments online without the use of a credit or debit card, avoiding the risk of exposing their personal bank details. Since it doesn’t require users to put in their banking details, […]