Unique crowdfunding platform pays students’ fees

From government gap-funding grants for ‘missing-middle’ students to the crowdfunding Feenix platform, South Africans are pulling together to support students on their tertiary journeys. In response to the spiralling costs of tertiary education, both public and private sector players have acted decisively to alleviate the financial pressures on students and their families. Standard Bank is…

Calling all entrepreneurs with an interest in fin-tech and insurance

Discovery is offering 15 FinTech entrepreneurs an opportunity to spend a week in Amsterdam, also known as ‘Europe’s Silicon Valley’, exploring the latest in global technology-driven innovation in the financial services sector. The Discovery Global Entrepreneurs Programme is aimed at developing and promoting South African entrepreneurs, giving them the opportunity to learn from local industry…