Tag: Innovation

Startup Stories

Yellow: Powering Africa’s future

The problem Yellow is solving

A key part of the venture investment decision is figuring out whether a problem is big enough to warrant a new company solving it. One of the reasons why investing in, or building businesses in Africa is unique is that the problems are obviously large to anyone looking, but it’s the execution that is so …

Startup Stories

Financial Innovation where SA needs it most: The SmartWage story

Smartwage team

The blue-collar employment market has always had a major issue around the world. This issue is best described as liquidity. Wages are paid once a month while humans consume every day, meaning expenses accrue daily – problem. There is a mismatch in cash between a monthly inflow and daily outflow. The result is payday loans, …